For the first time since the Fox-TV show began, the "So You Think You Can Dance' tour will make a stop in Sarasota, on October 27 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
The closest the tour, which features finalists of the popular reality TV dance show, had previously come to Sarasota was at the Straz Center in Tampa. Other stops in Florida this year include Jacksonville, Fort Myers, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando and Melbourne.
The 42-city nationwide tour will feature top 10 finalists from the 2013 season, including Aaron Turner, Amy Yakima, "Fik-Shum," Hayley Erbert, Jasmine Harper, Jenna Johnson, Makenzie Dustman, Nico Greetham, Paul Karmiryan and Tucker Knox.
"So You Think You Can Dance," now headed toward its 12th season, recently received seven 2013 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (for Cat Deeley) and several Outstanding Lighting and Choreography nominations.
The tour kicks off in East Lansing, Michigan on October 1. Tickets go on sale August 17 at 10 a.m.
"So You Think You Can Dance" 10th season tour, featuring 2013 season finalists. 7 p.m. October 27, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Tickets go on sale August 17 at www.fox.com/dance. 953-3368.