So You Think You Can Dance 5 - Top 12

So You Think You Can Dance, 2009 - Top 12

This page features videos of the dance performances from the Top 12 and Top 12 results nights. This is the first week where contestant couples performed twice. Here's how we grouped the performances this week

Favorite Performances

  • Janette and Brandon - Argentine Tango by Leonardo Barrionuevo and Miriam Larici - “Libertango” from Forever Tango (original Broadway cast)
  • Melissa and Ade - Disco by Doriana Sanchez - “Move On Up” by Destination
  • Janette and Brandon - Pop Jazz by Wade Robson - “Ruby Blue” by Roisin Murphy
  • Kayla and Kupono - Contemporary by Mia Michaels - “Gravity” by Sarah Bareilles

Strong Performances

  • Caitlin and Jason -Foxtrot by Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin - “Minnie the Moocher” by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Caitlin and Jason - Lyrical Jazz by Mandy Moore - “Show Me Heaven” by Maria McKee
  • Randi and Evan - “Samba” by Pasha and Anya - “Ritmo De Bom Bom” by Jubaba
  • Jeanine and Phillip - Jive by Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin - “Stuff Like That There” by Bette Midler

The Rest

  • Melissa and Ade - “Waltz” by Ron Montez - “Natural Woman” by Mary J. Blige
  • Randi and Evan - Hip Hop by Tabitha and Napoleon - “Halo” by Beyonce
  • Kayla and Kupono - Broadway by Joey Dowling - “The Dance at the Gym” from West Side Story (The New Broadway Cast)
  • Jeanine and Phillip - Russian Folk Dance by Youri Nelzine & Lilia Babenko - “Kalinka” by Barynya
Performance Videos

Watch the performance videos here.


Bottom 3 couples are:

  • Caitlin and Jason
  • Jeanine and Phillip
  • Melissa and Ade

Caitlin Kinney and Phillip Chbeeb are eliminated.

Results Videos

Watch the results show videos here.