• Kristyn Burtt

What You Need to Know About the 'World of Dance' Season 4 Finale

Updated: Aug 11


The World of Dance season has been humming along rather swiftly this summer. Tuesday brings us the first episode of Semifinals, which is a combination of The Cut and Divisional Finals all rolled into one.


Over the next two weeks, acts will compete against each other for the final four spots in the World Final. Six acts on Tuesday, Aug. 4 gets cut down to two acts and the same thing is repeated on Semifinals 2 on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The important thing to note is that the Junior and Upper Division are all mixed in together, there is no longer a separation of divisions in this round. (Jefferson y Adrianita and Geometrie Variable are the acts from Semifinals 1 moving on to the World Final.)


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The wonderful news is that World of Dance returns to the big stage and it makes this round feel epic. The show is back to three judges — Derek Hough, Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo — and the scoring return. Once the judges have whittled down the competition to four acts, it's time for them to figure out who will go home with the $1 million prize.


Make sure to mark your calendar for the Season 4 finale, which will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 12. That's a special night and time for World of Dance and you don't want to miss it. For anyone who is worried about COVID-19 precautions with the contestants, there are no worries — the finale was taped on Saturday, March 14 before everything shut down.


In the lead-up to the World Final, catch up with our World of Dance Studios interviews with some of Season 4 acts and their choreographers:


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Jake & Chau:

James & Harris:

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GRVMNT:

Savannah Manzel:

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