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Holla Gasmi dance fans! Are y’all ready for season nine of So You Think You Can Dance (dance…….dance)? Me too!
Cat, I’ve missed ya grrrl.
You may have heard that there are some changes this season, but for those that haven’t; no results shows this year. That’s right, no hour long filler fest with horrible lip syncers and way too much Nigel talking. Of course, I’m pretty sure we’ll still end up with too much Nigel talking (isn’t ANY talking from him TOO much??), but at least it will be confined to only one night a week.
Another change this season is the news that there will be two winners, a guy and a girl. Eh. I can’t say that I’m all that thrilled about this one, but I’m not outraged or anything either. I guess to me it just sort of feels a little like a cop out.
So, are ya ready for the first round of auditions? We’re starting off in New York. Nigel is here (DUH) and Mary (DOUBLE DUH) and…
Goddammit!!!! Are we really starting out the season with this dipshit??? UGH.
As always, there are three possible outcomes to an audition: a ticket to Vegas, a pass through to choreography, or an invitation to get the fuck out.
We start with a flapper-esque looking dancer named Amelia Lowe. Before she even starts to dance we can all figure out she’s gonna go through to Vegas.
She’s got some weird mouth thing going on, but that aside, seems like a sweet girl. She’s dancing to Edith Piaf because OF COURSE!!
She’s good, not great, but the judges lurve her (Mary thinks she’s everything) and they put her right through to Vegas in a prolonged silent filmy segment. And just like that, I am over her already. Way to go, Nigel.
Next up is Toshihiko Nakazawa from Japan. Of course it wouldn’t be a section about a foreigner if we didn’t subtitle him; the judges also make a big deal of not understanding him, but he takes it all in stride. He’s a character so he’s either going to be really, really good or awfully terrible.
A little frenetic, but really good. Nigel tells him there have been very few people that have entertained him as much with that style; he compares Toshihiko to Twitch which I think is a bit much. Mary loved every single second of it. Sir BitchyPants thinks his body is like a musical instrument; he has gift.
You do have gift, Sir BitchyPants. The gift of being asshole.
I know he wasn’t really an asshole there; he is just so annoying I always think he’s an asshole even when he’s trying to be nice.
Nigel invites him to stay for the choreography round.
Austin Freeman is here to share with the world his own dance creation: the Mr. Wiggles. UGH. I hate this auditions the most. There’s obviously something wrong with this guy and whoever told him it would be a good idea to audition for this show doing a dance that looks like he’s shaking pee off his leg is not a very nice person.
Oh, and if his dance and obvious mental slowness weren’t sad enough, he’s also dancing to “Sexy and I Know It”. I just can’t.
We get our first montage of people getting tickets to Vegas and as usual, this aggravates me. So. We waste time on B/W clips of a quirky girl, spend time on the pee shaking dude, but only get glimpse of people that were obviously good enough to go straight through to Vegas. Why is it that the producers think we need filler and crap to keep us interested? It’s so annoying because when we get to Vegas (and even the top twenty) there will be SO MANY people we haven’t even SEEN before. But hey, we got to see the Mr. Wiggles, right????