Think you're too jaded to be weirded out by anything anymore? Think you won't be completely baffled by—and instantly obsessed with—this piece of pop art/expert-level internet trolling? Think again, my friend.
Perhaps you have seen, on occasion, a group of dancers in chicken costumes. Fair enough. But have you seen them accompanied by an animated chicken in a bathing suit and pearls?
Or, for that matter, by a group of shirtless men in animal masks?
Have you ever witnessed a grown woman clucking aggressively while wearing a polka-dotted veil?
Or an enormous band-aid used as a censor bar?
No. No you haven't. And these are NOT EVEN THE WEIRDEST things that happen in this video.
Resistance is futile. Just watch. You can thank/smack me later.
(From left) Darriel Johnakin, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Sutherland (all photos by Erin Baiano)
Dance Spirit's 2019 Cover Model Search finalists: Darriel Johnakin, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Sutherland! One of them will win a spot on Dance Spirit's Fall 2019 cover. Learn more about the dancers by clicking on their names here:
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Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson brought their real-life romance to the audition stage. (Adam Rose/FOX)
It's usually right around the third or fourth week of "So You Think You Can Dance" audition rounds that we start itching for the live shows. Sure, the auditions are fun, inspiring, and entertaining, but at a certain point, we reach audition saturation. (And the live shows are just so good and feature so much more Cat Deeley.)
All that said, Nigel and co. kept things spicy this week, so our attention remained firmly glued to the screen. (It's been 16 seasons—who are we to doubt Nigel Lythgoe, sir?) Here's how it all went down.
When it comes to injury-prone body parts, knees reign supreme for dancers. But a little strengthening can go a long way in preventing painful outcomes. We turned to Dirk Hartog, a physical therapist with Westside Dance Physical Therapy in NYC, for three exercises that'll support and stabilize your knees.