Bieber and his choreographer, Nick DeMoura, will showcase two dance crews in each of the four audition episodes, beginning with the premiere on Wednesday (May 28). Fans will be able to tweet in support of their favorite crews using hashtags revealed during the episodes. At the end of the auditions, the crew with the most Twitter support will be invited to perform in the “SYTYCD” Season 11 finale.
In addition to the hosting duties of Bieber and DeMoura, FOX has announced a lengthy list of guest judges for Season 11. They include Jenna Dewan-Tatum (in Atlanta), Billy Porter and Misty Copeland (in Philadelphia), Wayne Brady (in New Orleans), Jenna Elfman and Fabrice Calmels (in Chicago) and Christina Applegate (in Los Angeles). They will join regular judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy to determine which dancers will make it to the live shows.
“So You Think You Can Dance” Season 11 premieres Wednesday, May 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.