Emily James
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Season Season 11
Hometown North Kingstown, Rhode Island
So You Think You Can Dance Profile
Dance style Contemporary
Partner(s) Casey Askew
Teddy Coffey
Placement Top 14
All-Star Profile

Emily James was a contestant on season 11 of So You Think You Can Dance. Her genre is contemporary. Emily was eliminated on July 30, 2014.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Emily started dancing at the age of 2.

So You Think You Can Dance[edit | edit source]

Emily first auditioned for season 8 and season 9. She later returned for season 11 and auditioned in Chicago, Illinois.

Main article: Season 11 performances

Meet the Top 20 (July 2, 2014)[edit | edit source]

Emily was paired up with Casey Askew for the first live show of the season. They danced a contemporary choreographed by Travis Wall to "All Of Me" by John Legend.

Week 1 (July 9, 2014)[edit | edit source]

In the package, the pairs must interview each other in 10 seconds. Emily is paired up with Teddy Coffey and they perform a hip-hop choreographed by Dave Scott to "Don't" by Ed Sheeran.

Emily landed in the Bottom 6 but was not eliminated.

Week 2 (July 16, 2014)[edit | edit source]

In the package, dancers must reveal something America didn't know about their partner. Emily and Teddy performed a contemporary choreographed by Tyce Diorio to "Ne Me Quitte Pas" by Nina Simone.

Week 3 (July 23, 2014)[edit | edit source]

In the package, dancers must talk about their first dance recital. Emily and Teddy performed a salsa choreographed by Jonathan Platero and Oksana Dmytrenko to "Bruk It Down" (Soca Remix) by Mr. Vegas feat. Alison Hinds. Later in the show, Emily performed a contemporary piece choreographed by Sonya Tayeh with Brooklyn Fullmer, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Serge Onik, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey, and Zack Everhart.

Week 4 (July 30, 2014)[edit | edit source]

In the package, dancers must tell viewers something their partner would bring to the Top 10. Emily and Teddy performed a Broadway choreographed by Warren Carlyle to "From This Moment On" from Kiss Me Kate. Later in the show, Bridget performed a contemporary piece choreographed by Mandy Moore with Carly Blaney, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey, Emily James, and Tanisha Belnap.

Emily was eliminated at the end of the show.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Emily was kicked out of her first ballet class.
  • She is a member of the Chi Omega sorority.
  • Her dream dance partner is Alex Wong.
  • She has a business degree.
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