Stomp Out Loud creator Luke Cresswell and members of the current Vegas cast will treat the remaining ten dancers to a performance from the production in the latest episode of the new dance competition.
Immediately following the performance, Cresswell will put the dancers to the test by requiring them to choreograph their own performance, incorporating elements from Stomp Out Loud and traditional dance styles.
Stomp Out Loud is new show from the creators of the percussion-based theatrical event Stomp. The production currently plays in Las Vegas in The Showroom at The Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino.
Elizabeth Berkley (Sly Fox, "Showgirls") hosts the new series "Step It Up & Dance" for Bravo TV. Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell serves as the mentor for the participating dancers.
Among the judges for the program are Vincent Paterson, who has choreographed Broadway's Kiss of the Spider Woman, Madonna's "Blond Ambition" tour and Michael Jackson's "Bad" tour; and Nancy O'Meara, currently enjoying success with 'tween sensations "Hannah Montana" and the High School Musical tours. "Step It Up & Dance" brings together dancers from around the country, challenging them to master dance styles from ballet and ballroom, to Broadway and burlesque. Press notes state, "Whether it's a music video one week or a Vegas spectacular the next, Bravo's new dance series will feature challenges in which the dancers audition for a range of parts, designed to showcase their versatility and moves. As the competition gets fierce and contestants are eliminated, only one person will get the final 'call back' and the chance to perform, with the ultimate dancer winning a cash prize."
Ten dancers, with varying ranges of dance training and experience, remain in the competition. Two from the Broadway community, Cody Green (Movin' Out, Grease, Mamma Mia!) and Michelle Aguilar Camaya (The Lion King, Swing! "Enchanted"), are among the current finalists.
"Step It Up & Dance" airs Thursday nights at 10 PM ET. For further information visit www.bravotv.com.