So You Think You Can Dance Australia 2018 is a show based on American Franchise So you Can Dance America. The Australian Version is hosted by Carrie Bickmore, with judges Paula Abdul, Shannon Holtzapffel, Jason Gilkison and Aaron Cash.
Will There Be So You Think You Can Dance 2018?
The show was aired for the first time in the 2008 and the second season was broadcasted in the next year. The third season was aired in 2010. After that the next season was cancelled in 2011. However, the program restarted on 9th February, 2014 and did not return again.
News.com.au reported So You Think You Can Dance Australia won’t return in 2015. The site reported, “We can confirm that So You Think You Can Dance won’t be returning to TEN in 2015.” After this no news whether SYTYCD Australia will return again in 2018 or not.
So You Think You Can Dance Australia 2018 Auditions:
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About So You Think You Can Dance Australia:
The first season made debut on 3 February 2008 and continued to air at 7:30 pm on Sundays and Mondays. The second season also screened on the same time while the third season continued on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 21 April 2010.
The eligible age to contest for the competition is 18-35 years. The contestants would be eliminated on the basis of public voting which would be done through telephone and SMS text voting.
Rumors made round that the show would not come up with any further seasons after season three however, they all turned about to be false and the show returned with a fourth series broadcast on Network Ten.
SYTYCD Australia Season 1:
Auditions for the first season were held in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Queensland and New South Wales. Top 20 contestants were selected out of them and eventually nineteen-year-old Broadway dancer Jack Chambers was declared the winner. He received a cash price of $200,000 along with the coveted title.
SYTYCD Australia Season 2:
Auditions for the second season took place in September and October of 2008. Out of top 20 contestants, eighteen-year-old Ballet dancer Talia Fowler won the show and received $200,000 prize money, the title of Australia’s Favourite Dancer and the opportunity to perform at the finale of So You Think You Can Dance America.
SYTYCD Australia Season 3:
The third season premiered on 31 January 2010, eighteen-year-old Contemporary dancer Robbie Kmetoni won the show and along with price money and the title got the opportunity to choose from three exclusive dance contracts (including Australian Dance Theatre, Hairspray and Burn the Floor) to perform throughout Australia and overseas.
The show renewed the fourth season on 9 February 2014 featuring a shortened format with one show broadcast a week, similar to the U.S. seasons 9 and 10. The show gave up the auditions round and begin directly with top 1000 contestants. They had been selected through open auditions only but those auditions were decided not to be aired for public.
Also, for this last season the judging panel was renewed with all new members like – Paula Abdul, Aaron Cashacting, Jason Gilkison, and Shannon Holtzapffel. And the host of the show was now Carrie Bickmore. The fourth season was won by contemporary dancer Michael Dameski.
The show had run four successful seasons but till date, there had been no official announcement by Network Ten or by the show’s producers regarding the fifth season.
The show was the night’s top-rating program, averaging 1.83 million viewers over its timeslot. The show became the most watched program of the night with its Sunday night Top 100 show averaged to 1.6 million viewers. While the fourth season of the show was not that a huge hit with least number of viewers sometime counting to as low as 300, 000.