So You Think You Can Dance Elimination Results, Flo Rida and Janelle Monae Perform August 5 on FOX

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KENT BOYD, LAUREN FRODERMAN, ROBERT ROLDAN AND ADÉCHIKÉ TORBERT ARE THIS SEASON’S “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” TOP 4 FINALISTS

 BILLY BELL AND JOSE RUIZ ARE ELIMINATED FROM COMPETITION

 COUNTDOWN TO FINALE BEGINS WITH NEXT PERFORMANCE SHOW WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, ON FOX

 Flo Rida and Janelle Monáe To Perform On Next Results Show Thursday, August 5

 

After last week’s dramatic judges’ save, two finalists – Billy Bell and Jose Ruiz – were eliminated tonight on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, revealing this season’s Top 4: Kent Boyd, Lauren Froderman, Robert Roldan and AdéChiké Torbert.

Eliminated tonight were Bell, 20, a Contemporary dancer from Palm Beach, FL; and Ruiz, 21, a B-Boy dancer from Miami, FL.

This week’s results show also featured special performances by Motown recording artist Christian TV and dancers from the film “Step Up 3-D.”

With less than two weeks to go until the final showdown, the competition gets even hotter when the Top 4 take the stage Wednesday, Aug. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on the penultimate performance show in hopes of making it to the finale and earning the title of America’s Favorite Dancer and $250,000.

Here is what the Top 4 had to say to their fans:

 

Kent Boyd

Age: 18

Dance Specialty: Contemporary Jazz

Hometown: Botkins, OH

Currently Resides: Wapakoneta, OH

 

 

“It doesn’t matter where you come from – you can make anything happen. Dream big, folks!”


 

Lauren Froderman

Age: 18

Dance Specialty: Contemporary Jazz

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Currently Resides: Phoenix, AZ

 

 

“Words cannot describe what this experience has meant to me, and I have you all – my fans – to thank for making it this far. I am honored to have shared my love for dance with America. I can never thank everyone enough for the joy and growth I have accomplished with your help. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you so much for believing in me.”


 

Robert Roldan

Age: 20

Dance Specialty: Contemporary

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

Currently Resides: North Hollywood, CA

 

 

“Thankful doesn’t even come close to describing how much I appreciate every person who has supported me through this whole process. Dream your dream. And never give up on going after it because your dream belongs to you and no one else. Thank you for everything!”


 

AdéChiké Torbert

Age: 23

Dance Style: Contemporary

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Currently Resides: Queens, NY

 

 

“This has been such an amazing journey and such a life-changing experience. I have not only grown as a dancer, but I’ve also grown as a man and a human being. Thank you for allowing me to share my passion and love for the art form every week. I am deeply humbled by this experience and eternally grateful for all of the love and positivity sent my way.”


Tune in the following night, Thursday, Aug. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), to find out which three dancers will be in the final showdown for the title of America’s Favorite Dancer and to see performances by rap sensation Flo Rida, smash recording artist Janelle Monáe and Complexions Contemporary Ballet founder Desmond Richardson.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. The series is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance and follow the series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/danceonfox.

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