The first round of auditions begins. Joining fan favorites Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy at the judging table for auditions and the Academy rounds are Emmy Award nominee Laurieann Gibson, Lady Gaga's longtime choreographer and creative director, and Emmy Award winner and SYTYCD alum Dominic "D-Trix" Sandoval.
The auditions continue in Los Angeles, as the judges search for the best dancers in the nation.
The auditions continue in Los Angeles.
The auditions continue on the brand new stage in Los Angeles, as the judges search for the best dancers in the nation.
Hopefuls perform for the judges as the auditions come to a close in Los Angeles.
The first round of The Academy callbacks begins at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, as the talented dancers vie for a spot in the Top 10.
The Academy callbacks continue, as the talented dancers are challenged to learn and perform multiple styles of dance and vie for a spot in the Top 10.
Each of the top 10 women are partnered with a man and perform a choreographed duet outside their own style.
Each of the top 10 men are partnered with an All-Star girl, for a choreographed duet outside of their own style.
The finalists perform for the first time on the SYTYCD stage.
After the Top 10 compete for the nation's votes, 2 dancers must head home.
Each dancer has another opportunity to impress the judges and fight for the nation's vote after 2 said goodbye last week.
After the Top 6 compete for the nation's vote, 2 dancers must head home.
The final four dancers perform.
One last time, the final 4 dancers show the judges and the country what they've got before the winner is crowned.