'SYTYCD' Season 9 auditions continue: Eliana Girard looks like a winner

"So You Think You Can Dance" is just in its second week of Season 9 auditions, but already hopeful Eliana Girard is drawing comparisons to Season 8 champ Melanie Moore. And not just from us, but from guest judge (and big-time "Dance" fan) Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family"), who sat in for this round of tryouts.When "SYTYCD" stopped in Los Angeles to screen potential dancers, they hit a rich vein of talent and sent a slew of contestants through to Vegas but none stood out like Girard, who combines her classical ballet training with some seriously rigorous pole dancing to produce a style that is utterly unique. "I just hope that the people watching realized why in watching you we need a performance from the face and from the heart," said judge/producer Nigel Lythgoe. "It's not just putting on a face, but feeling it. It was a beautiful transition and it didn't feel fake. The...

So You Think You Can Dance 2012 Season 9 “Auditions #1 and #2?

So You Think You Can Dance  2012 Season 9 “Auditions #1 and #2? airs Thursday, May 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis : The pursuit of “America’s Favorite Dancer” begins tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE! Watch what happens when the most talented dancers – skilled in everything from Ballroom and Ballet to Salsa, Jive, Hip Hop and Krumping – all compete for a prized spot on the live  shows. See who impresses the judges  and who trips up in the “Auditions #1 and #2:  Dallas  and New York” two-hour season premiere episode of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airing on a special night, Thursday, May 24 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More...