“So You Think You Can Dance” Set For Summer Premiere For Season 17

Resident judges Mary Murphy, Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval, Laurieann Gibson and Nigel Lythgoe at the Season 16 finale of “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” (Photo by Adam Rose © 2019 Fox Media LLC)

fox So you think you can dance will finally return for season 17 this summer after a nearly three-year hiatus. Auditions for the upcoming season begin in March, with the new season featuring adult dancers between the ages of 18 and 30.

SYTYCD audition info: “Dancers can submit online by registering and providing a link to a video of their performance. Please see https://danceshow2022.castingcrane.com/ or fox.com/dance for audition deadlines, full eligibility requirements, official rules and additional details. Selected dancers will be invited to attend auditions in New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans. From these auditions, the selected dancers will be invited to Los Angeles to perform in front of the judges and try to earn a place among the final candidates. Additional eligibility criteria and terms and conditions may apply.

The Emmy Award-winning dance competition was created by Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller. Lythgoe normally serves as a judge and also executive produces along with Jeff Thacker, Rosie Seitchik, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman. Seitchik is on board as season 17 showrunner.

Fox’s season 17 announcement did not confirm who would sit in the judges’ chairs this season. The network has also not confirmed whether Cat Deeley will return as host.

So you think you can dance Details, courtesy of Fox:

The upcoming season will feature highly skilled dancers aged 18-30, showcasing their talents in various dance styles including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and more. Those who are selected to move on to SYTYCD will work with world-renowned choreographers and compete weekly in a variety of styles, with new twists introduced to the competition.

Colleen D. Ervin