Toronto, ON (November 10, 2008) – Canada’s first-ever Top 10 dancers are paired with new partners, a new choreographer and a new style of dance in the next SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA performance episode on Wednesday, November 12 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV. Then, the Top 10 get the opportunity to work with legendary choreographer Mia Michaels (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE) on a Contemporary group number that they will perform in the 30-minute SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA results show on Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
** Media Note ** - Download new photos of Mia Michaels and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA at ctvmedia.ca/dance2008.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE guest judge, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels has turned dance into inspired and unique works of passion and beauty. From stage to screen she has rendered her unique style and vision of the craft, which is sought after by other innovators, from celebrities and recording artists to dance companies and educational institutions.
Michaels’ choreography for Céline Dion’s A New Day in Las Vegas has received stunning reviews, and her work can also be seen on Cirque du Soleil’s first touring show, Delirium. She has created works for numerous recording artists, including Madonna, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Anna Vissi and Prince. Michaels is also the founder, artistic director and choreographer for the critically-acclaimed New York based dance company, RAW.
In this week’s episodes, alternate judges Blake McGrath and Luther Brown return to the judging panel alongside Tré Armstrong and Jean Marc Genereux, while choreographers Sho-tyme, Sean Cheesman, Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin, Melissa Williams and Amy Wright return to work with the Top 10 dancers.
Previously announced choreographer biographies and photos can be found ondance.ctv.ca or on the CTV Media Site at ctvmedia.ca/dance2008. Choreographers for upcoming weeks will be announced as the competition continues.
An encore broadcast of this week’s performance and results episodes air back-to-back on Sunday, November 16 at 9 p.m. ET on MuchMusic (visit muchmusic.com to confirm local broadcast times).
Highlights from each week’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADAepisodes are available on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca. For exclusive footage and clips, information on dancers, judges and choreographers along with image galleries, videos, forums, blogs from the judges and more, visit dance.CTV.ca.