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Nigel Lythgoe and Cat Deeley's Favorite "SYTYCD" Routines of All Time

It’s been 14 years (!) since “So You Think You Can Dance” first graced our television screens. Over its 16 seasons, the prolific show has presented hundreds of routines. And many of them have been jump-off-your-couch-and-cheer great. “SYT” numbers regularly wow viewers, win Emmy Awards, and launch the careers of dancers and choreographers. So in […]

"SYTYCD" Season 15 Recap: We Have a Top 4!

After just three live shows and just as many brisk eliminations, we have our Season 15 Top 4! And we’ll get to that. But first, here’s what went down during the two hours that the Top 6—Hannahlei, Genessy, Jensen, Jay Jay, Darius, and Slavik—performed together last night. Namely: The All Stars returned to the “So […]

6 Dance Books You Should Add To Your Back-To-School List

Summer’s coming to a close which means it’s time to head back to school and back to the studio. And though we have no doubt that you’ll log a lot of dancing this fall, every dancer knows that there’s bound to be down time in between technique classes, rehearsals, stretching, and waiting to be picked […]

10 Signs You're a True "So You Think You Can Dance" Fan

“So You Think You Can Dance” has everything a dance show needs: crazy judges, incredible talent, famous choreographers, and heartwarming stories. Whether you’re on your second season or your 15th, if you’re a true “SYTYCD” fan, you can relate to the following signs of true-blue fandom. 1. You scream “judges” (or, really, “jidges”) at your […]

An Exclusive Peek Inside Choreographer Mia Michaels' First Book, Which Hits Stores Tomorrow

Working with choreographer Mia Michaels seems to be at the top of every dancer’s bucket list. In her decades-long career, she’s collaborated with music greats including Prince and Céline Dion; crafted Emmy-winning pieces for “So You Think You Can Dance”; created dreamy works for her own company, RAW; choreographed Broadway’s Finding Neverland; and worked with […]

"Mia Michaels Live" Can Make Mia Your Mentor

There’s a reason Mia Michaels’ nickname is “Mama Mia.” The legendary choreographer invests deeply in her dancers, whether they’re competitors on “So You Think You Can Dance,” members of the Radio City Rockettes, or part of her own elite assistant squad. And now, Michaels is launching a project that aims to give more dancers access […]

"Be open to where life takes you. Follow your instincts."

  Mia Michaels may be a household name now, thanks in large part to her role as a judge and choreographer on “So You Think You Can Dance.” But her journey to dance industry fame hasn’t been easy. Mia was born into a dance family in Coconut Grove, FL. Her dad owned the Joe Michaels […]

Watch Mia Michaels and The Rockettes Rock "The Today Show"

Mia Michaels. The Rockettes. They’re names that’re synonymous with amazingness—which means a Mia/Rockettes collaboration is pretty much guaranteed to be fantastic. We got a little taste of Michaels in Rockette mode last year, when she choreographed the New York Spring Spectacular‘s opening number. But for this year’s updated New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City […]