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“So You Think You Can Dance’s” Mia Michaels starting a new show

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith

HollywoodNews.com: Look out, Broadway. “So You Think You Can Dance” judge and choreographer extraordinaire Mia Michaels has started taking her first few steps toward formation of the show she’ll be bringing to New York next year, including, she reveals, talking to Sting about doing the music. She also has had discussions with a couple of noteworthy actors, and we might see some of our favorite faces from “SYTYCD” in her stage production.

“Absolutely I would use them,” she says.

Up ‘til now, Michaels’ has had the current season of the hit Fox show at the forefront of her mind. With tonight’s (8/12) final episode of summer 2010 – and either Kent Boyd, Lauren Froderman or Robert Roldan being named the winner – she’s psyched up to “make it all about celebrating the kids and their journey, how far they’ve come from day one. It should be fun-filled. There’s going to be recaps. There’s going to be surprises. I’m so looking forward to it.”

Viewers already got a preview of sorts of Michaels’ upcoming stage extravaganza. “The last group number I did was kind of like a little bit of a seed of exploration of what my Broadway show is going to be,” she reveals. Mounting of the yet-untitled theatrical production, which she’ll direct as well as choreograph, is being followed for a Bravo series about the ultra-hot dance talent.

“Yes it is a doc series – a ‘making of’ – but it’s going to have my Mia twist in there, so it’s not going to be typical. It’s going to have some other elements,” she says.

Everything will pop in 2011, if all goes according to plan. Potentially, she’ll be doing both new projects and “SYTYCD” simultaneously.

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  • August 13, 2010 | Permalink |

    I am so proud of Lauren for winning America’s favorite dancer! Lauren will be joining 6 finalist and 5 All-stars on tour! Too see her perform live check out dance.aeglive.com for tickets and additional information!

  • August 13, 2010 | Permalink |

    I think shows such as American Idol and the Dance shows are limited and narrow; with judges and voters spelling out their prejudices..Not worth watching at all

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