For the second audition of season 6, So You Think You Can Dance made its first stop in Phoenix, Arizona. For their introduction to So You Think You Can Dance, Phoenix brought plenty of talent and strangeness to the stage. While there were plenty of just good old beautiful dancers -- the real story of Phoenix, were the metaphorical phoenixs of the auditions: Allison Becker and ballroom boys William DeVries and Jacob Jason.In mythology, a phoenix isnt a city in Arizona, but rather a beautifully plumed bird that at the end of its life burns fiercely only to arise anew from its own ashes. In todays society, the phoenix has come to signify someone who rises above difficulties and challenges, to transform into something beautiful and powerful. Its about creating hope and life from places and events that are insurmountable and inhospitable. It is a cultural symbol for triumph against all odds.
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