Nigel loves that they're welcoming a new style and new choreographer to the show. He gives the tapper their props before laying before them their challenge this season. Since it's not really possible to teach tap to non-tappers within a week, they'll spend the competition learning other styles while not being able to perform their own. In other words, don't look for "tap" to get picked out of that hat full o' styles. Peter says they're up for the challenge, and Nigel says that's why they were picked.
Jazz is the next style, which teams up Mollee (the annoying girly pixie), Pauline (giant bulging ankle), and Ellenore. And they draw SONYA as a choreographer. SONYA is kind of hit or miss, with me, but I appreciate her dedication to weirdness. If the rehearsals, and SONYA's interview clips are any indication, the whole concept here is: girls are sexy. And "sexy" seems to equate to hair-whips. Diem! Diem in the PM! They're playing your song!
They're also playing the song "On a Cloud" by PPP, as the girls spring to life in their ruffly, tulle-y, baby-doll dresses that make them look like a trio of Christmas bells. So... sexy? It's a very flitty, hummingbirdy dance, and I think I ended up liking Mollee the best. They end the routine with some pretty overt jazz-hands, and Adam (who gets his first chance to speak at the 44-minute mark -- is this hazing the rookie or what?) notes that that hand motion denotes applause in sign language, which he finds apropos. He compliments how they made tutus and jazz hands "sexy." And he tells Mollee -- who you'll remember was criticized for dancing too much like a little girl -- that she "just graduated from High School Musical." Oooh, take that, Hudgens!