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Ticket alert: 'So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2018' coming to West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale

The finale of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” 15th season will air Monday, Sept. 10, but you can buy tickets for one of the national tour’s South Florida stops now.

“So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2018” will come to Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 10. Those tickets are already on sale at 954-462-0222 and BrowardCenter.org. You can also go the Broward Center’s box office at 201 SW Fifth Ave. Tickets cost from $34.50 to $99.50.

The tour will also touch down Nov. 14 at West Palm Beach’s Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Those tickets will go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at 561-832-7469 and Kravis.org. At that time, you can also go to the Kravis Center’s box office at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. Prices start at $30.

One of the stars of this season’s “So You Think You Can Dance” is West Palm Beach native Darius Hickman, a graduate of the Bak Middle School of the Arts and the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Now 19 years old, the contemporary dancer started a GoFundMe page last year to raise enough money to travel to the show’s auditions in Los Angeles, where he made it past the grueling first cut. Currently attending Butler University in Indiana, Hickman returned to auditions this year and earned a place among the top 10 finalists. Despite glowing comments from the judges (particularly for his gender-bending duet with 2017 finalist Taylor Sieve), he was eliminated on Aug. 27. But the entire top 10 finishers from Season 15 appear on the tour.

South Florida has been well represented on the show over the years.

In 2016, Miami’s Ruby Castro was a finalist in a season that spotlighted contestants between the ages of 8 and 13. Her parents, Manny and Lory Castro, own Dance Town, the Doral-based dance studio that is a hot spot in ballroom circles. Ruby also twice competed on NBC's "America's Got Talent," once in Season 7 as part of a dance troupe and again in Season 8 with her ballroom partner Jonas Terleckas.

The year before Castro’s run, another Miamian won the contest. Gaby Diaz, a tap dancer, won Season 12. Growing up in Miami’s Westchester neighborhood and graduating from the New World School of the Arts, Diaz trained with Miami’s Roxy Theatre Group. Season 11 saw Westchester's Ricky Ubeda bring home the grand prize. Ubeda, a contemporary dancer, has appeared on Broadway in “Cats,” “On the Town” and “Carousel.” Jeanine Mason, a contemporary dancer from Pinecrest, won Season 5 and launched an acting career, appearing in television dramas such as “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Criminal Minds” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

rhagwood@southflorida.com

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