Jennifer Lopez (J.Lo) is snagging even MORE TV time. She is teaming with NBC for a dance competition series. The network has ordered 10 episodes of World of Dance, an unscripted series. The winner of the show will win $1 million. In partnership with global dance brand World of Dance, the series brings the world’s elite dancers together to compete in epic battles of artistry, precision and athleticism. Solo dancers will compete against duos and crews in an unlimited range of dance, including hip-hop, krumping, popping, locking, tap, ballet, break dancing, ballroom, clogging, stomping and more.
Handpicked from qualifying events around the country and thousands of online submissions, competitors are divided into three divisions: junior (any size act under 16 years old), upper (groups of 1-4, over 16 years of age) and team (groups of five or more, over 16 years). After an initial audition round, divisions face off in duels until only one of each is left standing.
A panel of yet-to-be-named experts will score the acts using a precise point system developed by World of Dance, using the following criteria: routine, execution, presentation, and crowd appeal. The epic finale sees the winners from each division will compete for $1 million and the title of “Best in the World.”
For dancers interested in competing can register at worldofdancecasting.com.