FOX confirms choreographer Mia Michaels has left 'So You Think You Can Dance'

miamichaels.jpgMia Michaels' last (So You Think You Can) dance came and went over the summer and we had no idea.

The Emmy-winning choreographer -- who used her Twitter page Wednesday night to tip off fans that her " So You Think You Can Dance" days were over -- is indeed exiting the show.



FOX confirms that Michaels has moved on and executive producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe released the following statement:


"We are thrilled to have given a talent such as Mia Michaels a platform to create Emmy Award-winning choreography. During the auditions this season she has helped choose the best, most diverse top 20 we have ever had. She knows that she is always welcome to return later this season or next.  She's chosen to move on to new challenges and we will continue to support her and wish her all the best."


Michaels' departure comes as a surprise to fans as well as to the show's upcoming Top 20, many of whom told Zap2it this past Tuesday how much they were looking forward to working with the contemporary choreographer.

Still no word as to why she's made the decision to leave. Whether it be a contract dispute, a personal issue or something of a completely different nature, we have no idea, but we'll keep investigating...

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