It's audition time. Janelle, Mochi, Oscar, and Miguel go together. Miguel flubs this stuff bad. He interviews that his turns were off and his technique was rusty. This is an embarrassing wake-up call for him. Oscar looks a little slow too. Wow, Miguel is really bad though. The next group is better. Much better. Cody is ridiculous. His timing is perfect. It looks like a breeze for him. He interviews that this challenge is asking a lot more from them technically and physically. Nick would probably have looked good too, but every mistake he made was pretty glaring next to Cody. He wasn't as sharp and he was a little bit behind tempo. Michael looked like a newborn calf. He interviews that he has never had an opportunity to do any musical theatre and he really wants to be in the winning group. His solution is to smile through his bad dancing. We'll see how that works.
With the audition completed, the dancers line up onstage. Lee asks Michael, Oscar, and Miguel to step forward. They are the elimination group. Oscar says that he is shocked that he wasn't chosen for the winning group. He looks pretty sullen onstage. Nick interviews that he hasn't tasted winning in a long time. Each team will have two hours to work on their callback routines. Michael says that with Miguel immune, he has a 50/50 chance of going home. Oscar is pissed-- musical theatre is what he does (I thought it was ballet? Eh, close enough) and being in the elimination group makes him want to go home. Well, those two things go together, so you might get what you want.
Jerry and Oscar have a pow-wow later. Oscar asks if he sucked and Jerry says that there were seven people onstage and Lee chose who she liked doing her choreography. He often says a lot with very little content, no? I guess he's saying that it's more than the steps being right-- they're looking for something that may just be their preference. Oscar says that he can't be in another elimination group-- the judges are going to eat him up. Jerry points out that Oscar is "surviving."