The remaining 16 dancers performed an opening number choreographed by Shane Sparks and set to a "Poison." Next, Cat brought forward the contestants in 4 sets with each set containing 2 couples.
The first set of couples was: Ivan and Allison who were safe, and Heidi and Ryan who were safe.
The second set brought forward was: Ashlee and Ben who were not safe, and Martha and Travis who were safe.
The third set brought forward was: Jessica and Jaymz who were not safe, and Benji and Donyelle who were safe.
The fourth set brought forward was: Natalie and Musa who were safe, and Aleksandra and Dmitry who were not safe.
Each dancer in the eliminated couples performed a solo of their choice for the judges.
While the judges took a break to decide which contestants should go home, Natasha Bedingfield performed.
When the judges returned, they announced who they decided to send home.
Season 2 Episode 11 of So You Think You Can Dance resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Contestants perform a particular style of dance each week with a partner. The audience votes on their favorite couple leaving the 3 couples with the least votes up for elimination. After each dancer performs a solo of their choice for the judges, one male and one female contestant are up for elimination.