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Q: How much do you have to weigh? - Student, 7th Grade, from Long Island
A: There is no specific weight for a Radio City Rockette. Every woman should be her own personal best, which includes eating a healthy diet and exercise.
Q: Do you have to have a lot or prior dance experience to audition? - Student, 9th Grade
A: To become a Radio City Rockette, one has to be very proficient in all types of dance. They include jazz, ballet, tap and modern dance. The audition to become a Radio City Rockette is a rigorous one. So, a lot of prior training and experience is very important.
Q: Hi, how old are you? - Student, Kindergarten, from New York City
A: I would prefer to answer questions about my work, but what I can tell you is it is a tremendous thrill and honor to be a Radio City Rockette. The enthusiasm of the audience is a real inspiration when you are performing.
Q: How much do you practice everyday? - Brooke, 11th Grade, from New York City
A: Right before a show starts, we rehearse six hours a day six days a week. Off season is filled with dance classes, yoga, and pilates to stay in good shape.
Q: What do you have to do to become a Rockette? - Student, 7th Grade
A: If one wants to become a Radio City Rockette, she needs to be between the height of 5'6" - 5'10". She must be proficient in jazz, ballet, tap, and modern. She must also be able to sing and, of course, she must be able to perform those world-famous eye-high kicks.
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