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SYTYCD tour coming to Cleveland

By Rich Heldenfels Published: August 13, 2014

The official word: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 11-time Primetime Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall.  Celebrating its momentous 11th season, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America and will be coming to the Connor Palace for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY on October 20 at 7:30 p.m.!  Tickets go on sale Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m.  The Season 11 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Bridget Whitman, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Ricky Ubeda, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart.


Fall’s hottest ticket will feature this season’s most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions will present audiences around the country with the opportunity to experience the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to expect from their favorite dancers.  


SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE recently received seven 2014 Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host In A Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Cat Deeley), in addition to Outstanding Choreography nominations. SYTYCD’s outstanding costume team of Marina Toybina and Grainne O'Sullivan also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program.

“I am thrilled with the spectacular, fresh talent we have discovered this season. I believe these dancers have inspired the choreographers to create remarkable dance numbers each week.  I am excited for your favorite dancers to bring their inspiration and routines to even more cities throughout the nation on this year’s tour,” stated Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series. 

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and is from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Fuller, Lythgoe; Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions; Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of dick clark productions; James Breen and Jeff Thacker. Visit the official SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE site at to view exclusive videos, photos and contestant profiles. “Like” SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at Follow the series on Twitter @DANCEonFOX and join the discussion using #sytycd. Follow host Cat Deeley at @catdeeley, and follow the judges Nigel Lythgoe @dizzyfeet and Mary Murphy @hottamaletrain.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will perform Monday, October 20 at 7:30 pm FOR ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY at the Connor Palace, PlayhouseSquare.  Tickets will be on sale to the general public on Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m at the PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office, via phone at 216-241-6000 or online at .  Ticket prices range from $10 to $75.

This performance engagement is a part of the Smart Seats program at PlayhouseSquare that offers smart entertainment at a smart price.  For more information on Smart Seats, visit

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