Kw-halloween-logo-small

So You Think You Can Dance: Season 8, Episode 12 :: Top 14

This week on So You Think You Can Dance Season 8, the Top 14 took the stage and performed routines by a few new choreographers. Episode 12 aired on July 6, 2011.

First up was the judges favorites, Melanie and Marko. They performed a jazz number about a Latin couple with feuding families. Guest judge Travis Wall called Marko one of the strongest male dancers and dubbed Melanie his favorite dancer in the competition. Next, Sasha and Alexander performed a hip hop routine, in which Alex was trying to get a kiss from Sasha. Unfortunately, this performance fell short for the judges. Mary didn’t see the necessary swag from Alex and she didn’t feel the connection between the two.

Jordan and Tadd landed the smooth waltz this week, choreographed by Toni Redpath. The routine was about a beautiful girl who seduces a human man with her song. Mary called the routine dreamy and romantic. Clarice and Jess performed a contemporary routine. Travis believed the chemistry between the two of them, and called this dance his favorite routine from them all season. Ashley and Chris landed a salsa...which wasn’t quite as great as it should've been. Travis noted that they didn’t have as much energy as the other couples. And the second guest judge, Carmen Electra, said that their performance was almost there...but not quite.

Ryan and Ricky performed a jazz number that the judges called hot, hot, hot! Carmen said they had great energy, and Mary loved the quirkiness of the choreography. Mitchell and Caitlynn wrapped up the show with the best routine of the night - a beautiful, fearless Mandy Moore contemporary. They received a standing ovation from the judges. Mary spat out a handful of compliments, calling it “so beautiful” and “her favorite routine of the night.” She said they “defied gravity” and “couldn’t have done any better.”

Elimination

On July 7, 2011, Ricky and Ryan, Ashley and Chris, and Jordan and Tadd landed in the bottom three. Ultimately, the judges decided not to split any couples up, and sent Ashley and Chris home.

Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

jsoundstudio2000
LOVE it!
commented: Tue Jul 12, 2011

iluvbieber

iluvbieber wrote:

I know Mitchell Kelly personally :) He goes to my church :)
commented: Sat Jul 09, 2011

chaunelK

chaunelK wrote:

I've watch this but it's SYTYCD (UK)
commented: Fri Jul 08, 2011

there are 4 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1160003528234

What's Your Fave Dance Style?

  • Hip hop.
  • Ballet.
  • Jazz.
  • Tap.

related stories

Micro_soyouthinkyoucandance-16-micro
This week on So You Think You Can Dance Season 8, Kristin Chenowith joined the panel of judges to...
Micro_sytycd-micro
Last week, So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 made history when the judges decided not to send a...
Micro_soyouthinkyoucandance-top20-micro
This week, the Top 20 proved that Season 8 may just be the most talented season of So You Think Y...

Entertainment in the forums

Keeko21
A ##### man walks to a priest and says ''I am Jesus'' ''no son you are not'' the priest replied. So the ##### man said'' I can prove it'' and he took the priest to the bar and the bartender said''Jesus Christ it's you again!''
reply about 2 hours
Keeko21
Keeko21 posted in Movies:
Hunger games has a lot more excitement and exhilaration
reply about 3 hours
amazing_tiger
amazing_tiger posted in Movies:
"peppermintbark101" wrote:WHICH ONE IS BETTER? DIVERGENT OR THE HUNGER GAMES? Divergent by a distance... But The Hunger Games come next :)
reply about 4 hours
peppermintbark101
WHICH ONE IS BETTER? DIVERGENT OR THE HUNGER GAMES?
reply about 8 hours
AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Latest Trends:
cgpgrey, CinemaSins, Tobuscus, Numberphile.
reply about 12 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

Ow_fright_ad_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...