The third round of auditions features dancers in Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Christina Applegate is the guest judge in Los Angeles, while Billy Porter and Misty Copeland share the honor in Philadelphia.
The Top 16 dancers perform, but two contestants are eliminated. Misty Copeland is the guest judge. Also: Lucy Hale ("Pretty Little Liars") performs "Lie a Little Better" from her debut album, "Road Between."
The Top 10 dancers perform with All-Stars from previous seasons, including Stephen "tWitch" Boss, Lauren Froderman, Kathryn McCormick, Ade Obayomi and Amy Yakima. Tara Lipinski is the guest judge. Also: Christina Perri performs "Burning Gold" from her second album, "Head or Heart."
The Top 8 dancers perform with All-Stars from previous seasons: Stephen "tWitch" Boss; Ryan Di Lello; Makenzie Dustman; Comfort Fedoke; Jaimie Goodwin; Allison Holker; Nick Lazzarini; and Will Wingfield. Each performance will be choreographed to a Michael Jackson song, including "A Place With No Name," from the 2014 album "Xscape." Jenna Dewan Tatum is the guest judge. Also: an appearance by the dance crew Control Freakz.
The Top 6 dancers—Casey Askew, Zack Everhart Jr., Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda—perform with All-Stars from previous seasons, but two more contestants are eliminated. Christina Applegate is the guest judge. Also: Rixton perform "Me and My Broken Heart."
The final four dancers—Zack Everhart Jr., Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda—perform with All-Stars from previous seasons, including Aaron Turner, Kathryn McCormick and Robert Roldan. Jesse Tyler Ferguson is the guest judge. Also: Jason Mraz sings "Love Someone" from his album "Yes!"
A winner is chosen as America's Favorite Dancer in the Season 11 finale. Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Debbie Allen, Tara Lipinski and Adam Shankman are the guest judges. Also: Enrique Iglesias sings "Bailando" with Sean Paul; and their are dance performances by Les Twins, Michael Dameski, winner of "So You Think You Can Dance Australia," and Wanted Ashiqz.
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