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March 03, 2016 at 06:15 PM EST

So You Think You Can Dance hopefuls might want to brush up on their Sia: Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler has signed on to the new season as a judge.

Ziegler will join returning panelists Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, and Jason Derulo for the 13th season of the Fox dance competition series, billed as So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. This year will feature younger contestants than ever, ranging between the ages of 8–13. 

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In addition to her six seasons on Dance Moms, Ziegler has appeared in multiple Sia music videos and on shows like Pretty Little Liars, Austin & Ally, and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn. She makes her feature acting debut in Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henrywhich also stars Room’s Jacob Tremblay. 

So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation premieres May 30.

Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and the viewers at home crown America’s Favorite Dancer.
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