‘Think You Can Dance’ features La. auditions

The “So You Think You Can Dance” season 11 premiere will feature contestant auditions from New Orleans. Those auditions for the Fox reality competition series took place in January. Guest judge Wayne Brady joined residents judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy to assess the dance hopefuls.

Wednesday night’s show will also include highlights of the first day of auditions in Chicago, and explain the show’s new element, dance crews who will be competing for a performnce spot in the season finale.

Justin Bieber and his choreographer, Nick De Moura, will introduce the dance crews.

“So You Think You Can Dance” airs at 7 p.m. Wednesday on WGMB, Channel 44 (cable Channel 6 in Baton Rouge and Lafayette) and WVUE, Channel 8 (cable Channel 9) in New Orleans.