A new season of So You Think Can Dance starts tonight, even though season 5 just ended. In a way this makes me feel sorry for the season 5 dancers (especially winner Jeanine), who've barely had time to revel in their glory before being relegated to "veteran" status. But the less sympathetic side of me is just psyched that I don't have to wait an entire year for another SYTYCD fix.
But to my first point, I want to make sure that the season 5 cast--in my opinion the best SYTYCD cast yet, and one that has certainly raised the bar super-high for season 6's contenders--gets its due. So I've compiled some interviews I did last week at the SYTYCD tour preview at Hollywood & Highland, where the top 12 performed despite the positively sweltering 100-plus-degree L.A. heat and somehow barely broke a sweat. That's just how cool they truly are.
Here's winner Jeanine and Evan, then Kayla/Kuppono/Caitlin, and finally Melissa/Phillip/Randi, all discussing the upcoming SYTYCD tour (kicking offRead More »from ‘So You Think You Can Dance’: 2009 Tour Interviews