Last night on “So You Think You Can Dance” the top four dancers gave it their all hoping to become America’s favorite dancer, and thus be winners of the grand prize in one of the most fascinating and never disappointing reality television shows. Just about anyone can watch this show and realize what true passion and talent is about, as this performers give all they have in various music genres under the guidance of just as fascinating choreographers.
Tuesday night’s was no exception as the dancers performed with a partner, -a fellow contestant-, as well as with all-stars. First up were Ricky & Valerie performing an African Jazz routine choreographed by Sean Cheesman and their performance was outstanding telling a story with rhythmic precision with moves that were fascinating, intense, and wild. Next up were Jessica & Zack with a Broadway routine under the guidance of Spencer Liff and they were outstanding in a routine that not only was sexy, but as well elegant and seductive.
Then it was time for Zack & Valerie to dance a Contemporary routine choreographed by Tyce Diorio mesmerizing movements telling a story of love hindered, however, fostered no matter what, they were outstanding and beautiful.
Next up were Ricky & Jessica with a Jazz routine choreographed by Ray Leeper and if they have been outstanding during solos and paired with other dancers, during this number they told everyone watching that together Ricky & Jessica epitomize beauty and magnificence on the dance floor.
Then it was time for Jessica & Valerie to dance together in a Bollywood routine created by Nakul Dev Mahajan there was high energy and beautiful dancing from both dancers who no matter what is thrown at them always wound up mesmerizing audience, judges, and viewers. Next up were Ricky & Zack in a Hip-Hop routine choreographed by Christopher “Pharsioe” Jennings and Crystal “Phoenix” Meraz, outstanding performance of battling rivals, wow, after that number it is difficult to say that one guy is better than the other, because they were both fascinating and just outright spectacular.
Next was a Tap routine for Valerie and all-star Aaron choreographed by Anthony Morigerato and they danced beautifully, the story depicted with ease and yet fun, once again Valerie did not disappoint. Ricky was next with his solo in Contemporary and he was outstanding, fascinating, and beautiful, exquisite moves so flawless and heartfelt that it just melts the heart of anyone watching; he is a fascinating dancer and overall performer. Next up was Ricky and all-star Katherine in a Contemporary routine choreographed by Stacey Tookey and to say that it was sensational would be putting it lightly, Ricky has throughout the competition rather than appear tired, has instead gotten better if such is possible in any way, he is a superb dancer that will mesmerize audiences for years to come.
Next up was Valerie with her solo performance in Tap and she was excellent, such quick feet and facial expression of joy that is endearing. Zack was next, paired up with all-star Aaron in a Tap routine choreographed by Anthony Morigerato and the dancing was so mesmerizing and beautiful that it brought tears to everyone watching, such perfection and unfortunately there can only be one guy who wins; no question that that is unfortunate. Jessica was next with her solo routine in Jazz and once again she was outstanding and had the audience on their feet. And the final performance of the night belonged to Jessica with all-star Robert in a Contemporary routine choreographed by Travis Wall what a beautiful performance of unrequited love with such passion and fluid movement that left no room for doubt as to what the story was behind the dancing; outstanding performance. And Zack closed the show with his solo in Tap dance and he gave it his all. Recaps, episodes and information on the dancers can be found online at www.fox.com/dance
“So You Think You Can Dance” runs on Wednesday at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox.