May 31 (UPI) -- Vanessa Hudgens will serve as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance.
The 28-year-old actress will appear in Season 14 of the Fox reality competition, which premieres June 12.
"So excited!!!" she said of the news on Twitter.
"I am so excited for Vanessa to join Mary and me on the judging panel for the 14th season of So You Think You Can Dance," Lythgoe said in a statement.
"There was instant chemistry in the audition rounds, and I know the SYTYCD fans will love her as much as we do. Vanessa is an accomplished artist and brings her own brand of enthusiasm and energy to our panel," he added.
Hudgens came to fame as Gabriella Montez in Disney Channel's High School Musical movies, and has since starred in the Broadway musical Gigi and the Fox production of Grease Live!. She most recently played Emily Locke on the NBC sitcom Powerless.