Creator and lead judge Nigel Lythgoe subsequently expressed uncertainty about when the show's seventh season would air.
"I still don't know if [Season 7] is going be in the summer or in the fall next year," he told E! News in late December.
Last month, Fox and Simon Cowell confirmed a deal that will have him leaving American Idol after its currently-airing ninth season to focus on launching an American edition of his British The X Factor reality competition series for the network in Fall 2011.
Interested So You Think You Can Dance applicants must be between 18- and 30-years-old on the day they register for auditions and are required to be either a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident of the U.S., or possess a current legal Employment Authorization Card enabling him/her to seek employment freely in the U.S..
March 10 McFarlin Memorial Auditorium 6405 Boaz Lane Dallas, TX 75205
March 14 Acuff Theatre 2804 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN 37214
March 18 The Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 West Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601
March 26 Orpheum Theatre 842 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014
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