After last week’s quadruple elimination, finalists Miranda Maleski, 19, a Contemporary dancer from Pittsburgh, PA; and Robert Taylor Jr., 31, a Hip Hop dancer from Brooklyn, NY, were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
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The three couples who received the fewest votes tonight were: Ashley Rich and Chris Koehl; Miranda Maleski and Robert Taylor Jr.; and Caitlynn Lawson and Mitchell Kelly. Judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, along with guest judges Lil’ C and Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, asked the six finalists to perform solo routines and then eliminated Maleski and Taylor.
This week’s results show featured performances by AXIS Dance Company, a critically acclaimed Northern California-based dance company that features performers both with and without disabilities, and champion ballroom dancers Eric Luna and Georgia Ambarian.
The competition continues next week on America’s favorite dance show when the Top 14 finalists – Jordan Casanova, Alexander Fost, Tadd Gadduang, Marko Germar, Ricky Jaime, Mitchell Kelly, Chris Koehl, Caitlynn Lawson, Jess LeProtto, Sasha Mallory, Melanie Moore, Clarice Ordaz, Ryan Ramirez and Ashley Rich – compete for America and the judges, including dancer and actress Carmen Electra, who appears as the week’s guest judge, on a two-hour live performance show airing Wednesday, July 6 8/7c on FOX.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, July 7 8/7c, for special performances by Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and chart-topping artist Florence and The Machine, as well as to find out which two dancers will be sent home next.