- Vanessa Hudgens joined So You Think You Can Dance for seasons 14 and 15, however is not going to return for season 16.
- tWitch, who was additionally a decide final season, is not going to be returning this 12 months.
- SYTYCD premieres on Monday, June three at 9 p.m., and could have two new judges: Laurieann Gibson and Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval.
So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley promised that the 16th season, which premieres on Monday, June three at 9 p.m. on Fox, could have a “brand-new look” — and she wasn’t kidding. The new season of Fox’s hit dance competitors present welcomes two new judges, which implies that two of our favorites — Vanessa Hudgens and tWitch —aren’t coming again. While the rationale for the shake-up on the decide’s desk continues to be unknown, it seems that Vanessa and tWitch left the present on good phrases. That means we would even see them again for an episode or two this season … if we’re fortunate.
So, why did Vanessa Hudgens depart So You Think You Can Dance?
Since season 15 ended, Vanessa has been working nonstop. She kicked off 2019 by beautiful TV audiences as Maureen in Rent:Live on Fox (she’s staying true to the community, at the very least!). Shortly after, the 30-year-old actress/dancer/singer has been filming Bad Boys for Life with Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Gabrielle Union.
Right after filming wrapped for her first-ever motion movie, Vanessa began manufacturing for her second Netflix Christmas film, The Knight Before Christmas. The film, which Vanessa can be government producing, is rumored to start out filming this summer time, which explains why she is not obtainable to evaluate SYTYCD.
Or it is attainable that she’ll be busy selling her first-ever activewear assortment with Avia, which debuted in April. The line, which relies off of Vanessa’s passions for health and vogue, options trendy exercise put on starting from $38 to $74. Who is aware of, we would even catch some SYTYCD contestants sporting her new line throughout rehearsals…
What about tWitch?
In quick, it feels like there’s simply an excessive amount of on tWitch’s plate. After we met the dancer-turned-actor on season four of So You Think You Can Dance, he was concerned with the present as an All-Star till he was employed as a decide final season. At the time, the 36-year-old was holding down two jobs: a decide on the Fox dance competitors present and the DJ on Ellen’s daytime speak present. This summer time, it appears like he is specializing in his day job as Ellen’s sidekick and preparing for his third baby with spouse Allison Holker, one other SYTYCD alum.
Who are the So You Think You Can Dance judges for season 16?
Along with Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe, there will probably be two new-ish faces on the decide’s panel: Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval and Laurieann Gibson. D-trix was a contestant on season three of So You Think You Can Dance and later, a two-time winner of America’s Best Dance Crew. Laurieann is the choreographer for a few of So You Think You Can Dance‘s most memorable up to date dances to songs like “Bad Romance” and “Battlefield,” together with well-known dances carried out by Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, and Nicki Minaj. Sure, they may not be a family identify like Vanessa and tWitch, however they’re each insanely proficient nonetheless.