Of the thousands of dancers who auditioned for the current season of FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance," three young Utahns are among the top 20 contestants.
The three Utah finalists are 20-year-old Payson resident Tanisha Belnap, 18-year-old Provo resident Brooklyn Fullmer and 18-year-old South Jordan resident Marcquet Hill. Click here for a complete list of finalists.
"Next week, the real competition begins LIVE Wednesday, July 2 [...] when each of the Top 20 finalists will dance with another of the finalists specializing in the same style," a statement on the "So You Think You Can Dance" Facebook page said. "After the performances, viewers will have the opportunity to SuperVote for their favorite dancers via the official website, fox.com/dance, the FOXNow App and the official Facebook page, facebook.com/SoYouThinkYouCanDance."
Fullmer and Hill both specialize in Latin ballroom dance and Belnap's dance specialty is ballroom, the statement said.
Each of the finalists will be paired with another finalist who specializes in the same style for the July 2 competition.
Watch the next episode of "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday at 7 p.m. on FOX 13.