Although the first programme is a round-up of the nationwide auditions, the top 14 dancers have already been chosen – and they are all professional dancers.
Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley (born 23 October 1976) is an English television presenter, actress, singer and model, based in the UK and the United States.The pair, who first met in dance class in the 1970s, both have distinguished pedigrees, Phillips as a choreographer and latterly a judge on Strictly Come Dancing, and Lythgoe as a television producer and one-time judge of Popstars.Hot on its heels, on Sunday, comes Got to Dance, a nine-part series on Sky1 which is going to crown “the nation’s best dance act”.She has also hosted Fame Academy on the BBC, and the 2004 Brit Awards.Deeley became the presenter of Stars In Their Eyes from 2003 to 2006, taking over from Matthew Kelly."I'm saddened of course to be released from my contract," she said."I'm very grateful and proud to have been part of such an extraordinary television show, , for 11 seasons. Murphy’s return comes as judges Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo are departing the show.Season 14 will feature Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe and a third judge, who has not been announced yet. Murphy was a longtime mainstay on “So You Think You Can Dance.” She was one of the original judges on the Fox dance competition show, which began in 2005, and was a judge through the sixth season.The new season will feature the return of Mary Murphy, a ballroom dance champion and choreographer, who was one of the series’ original judges.For season 14, she’ll join regular judge Nigel Lythgoe. » - TVSeries So Vanessa Hudgens thinks she can judge dancing.