Auditions: LA/Chicago (or "Leyla Milani Gets a Perm with
Last week, we went to New York and Miami.
now we're going to Los Angeles and Chicago. This time around, we're
looking for dancers in a quest to find the best one. They must go
through the judges first and it won't be easy. Shall we begin?
Hi-Hat, a hip-hop choreographer joins the panel and we begin with the
good stuff. Lauren Froderman did a pole dance to "Let's get it On," and
somewhere out there, Miley Cyrus has grown up. She takes pole position
to Vegas! Rachel Girma did some gymnastics for us and it was ditto for
her. Next came Cristina Santana and got revenge after not making it to
the top 20. This time, it looked better, but her partner got the round 2
cut and she sizzled to Vegas. Alexie Agdeppa also got some revenge after
what happened last year, but we move ahead to Melinda Sullivan, whose
tap routine didn't impress the panel, but zipped through round 2. Ryan
Ramirez couldn't do it without Mia Michaels, but he powered it with
Hung Van Lam was known as "Hella," and it could fit for this routine
because of his big pants and something we don't know of. Down in flames,
pal. Taylor Costello told a story of biological mother who never met,
but after soem dancing, she was another victim of round 2. However, the
good boys & girls have survived the whole auditions and we move on to
the Second City.
Stacey Took is in the panel and we're ready.
Kent Boyd is from an Ohio town we don't know of, but he did pretty well,
then came Andrew Phillips, whose twin brother is in a wheelchair with a
disease. He nailed it straight to Vegas. Adran Reid thinks he's a
contemporary dancer and shown here, it wasn't memorable but was a round
2 pick. Jarrod Mayo has a great personality and may be a pick for the
top 10. They may or may not go to Vegas, but these people won't, like
Melinda Jacobsen, whose bad fusing of country and hip-hop won't make you
a party animal, and Kellen Borchers who busts a move, but gets busted.
Christopher Gilbert may be a dancing "Urkel," but wasn't geeky enough
for anything else, and Jarrell Robinson, who's a deaf dancer did him
some work, but it wasn't enough to move on. I guess that's the way it
goes here on "SO you Think You Can Dance." You give it your all, but
when round 2 comes and you mess up, it's goodbye. Speaking of that, we
have to for now when we'll hit our next audition cities. Have a good
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