Then the judges decide which dancers stay in the competition and which two are eliminated.
Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best.
The series premiered on July 20, 2005 with over ten million viewers and ended the summer season as the top-rated show on television.
Since the second season, it has been hosted by former British children's television personality and game show emcee Cat Deeley.
During its second season, the program remained the No.
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Audrey is called in to get the news whether she's in the Top 20 or not.
The summer hit So You Think You Can Dance, hosted by Cat Deeley, keeps viewers moving to a different beat as dancers skilled in everything from the 'street' styles of Hip-Hop, Krumping and Popping to Ballroom's Salsa, Quickstep and Jive compete to be named the nation's favorite.
In the performance round, the 20 finalists dance for America's votes, and each week the six contestants comprising the bottom three couples are given a chance to perform solo routines to encourage viewers to keep them on the show.Some dancers wow the judges, while others leave them speechless.See who struts into the producers' hearts and who trips up on the series premiere.Mason was consistently praised for her strong and versatile performances.During the fall of 2009, Mason toured the United States with the top twelve dancers of the Mason recently performed on November 29, 2009 at the Dizzy Feet Gala in Los Angeles, California at the Kodak Theater.At the end of this process, a small number of dancers are chosen as finalists.