‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 11 Premiere Night Recap – July 2, 2014


So You Think You Can Dance kicked off season 11’s live shows tonight (July 2nd) in Los Angeles, Calif.

The Top 20 — Tanisha Belnap, Carly Blaney, Jourdan Epstein, Brooklyn Fullmer, Emily James, Jacque Lewarne, Malene Ostergaard, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey, Bridget Whitman,Rudy Abreu, Casey Askew, Teddy Coffey, Emilio Dosal, Zack Everhart, Nick Garcia, Stanley Glover, Marcquet Hill, Serge Onik, and Ricky Ubeda —  were paired together to perform various contemporary, ballet, tap, cha cha, samba, and jazz sequences in front of judges Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and special guest judge Jason Derulo.

Jason Derulo also took the stage to perform his new hit single “Wiggle” with Snoop Dogg.

On next week’s live show, four people will be eliminated from the competition. Check out photos and videos from tonight’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance below.

Opening Group Number – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Brooklyn & Serge – Cha Cha – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Emily & Casey – Contemporary – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Valerie & Zack – Tap Routine – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Bridget & Stanley – Contemporary – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Jacque & Jourdan – Ballet – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Jason Derülo & Snoop Dogg – Wiggle – SYTYCD Season 11

Malene & Marcquet – Samba – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Carly & Rudy – Contemporary – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Emilio & Teddy – Hip Hop – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Tanisha & Nick – Cha Cha – SYTYCD Season 11 (Top 20)

Photos: Adam Rose/FOX

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