"So You Think You Can Dance" Audition Dates Announced

Fox has released the remaining audition dates for "So You Think You Can Dance!" Although the NYC auditions have already happened (congrats to everyone with a ticket to Vegas already in hand!), there are still five more cities where you can show off for Nigel, Mary and Cat Deeley. In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for the February 2009 issue of DS. We got the inside scoop on auditioning from Mary Murphy and Nigel, so you'll want to read up before you try out. Good luck to all the "SYTYCD" hopefuls!



Miami Auditions
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Peacock Foundation, Inc. Education Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Florida 33132
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2009
DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.

Los Angeles Auditions
The Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2009
DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.

Denver Auditions
Paramount Theatre*
1622 Glenarm Place
Denver, Co 80202
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.

Memphis Auditions
The Orpheum Theatre*
203 South Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2009
DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.

Seattle Auditions
The Paramount Theatre*
911 Pine St.
Seattle, Wa 98101
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2009
DOORS OPEN AT 8:00 A.M.

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