The oldest Rockette, Jeanette Heller, died in 2008. She was 97. She was one of the first Radio City Music Hall Rockettes in the 1930s.
A minimum age of 18 is required to audition for the Rockettes, but there is no maximum age limit. Candidates, when measured in stocking feet must be between 5’6” and 5’10 ½” tall. It is also required that they be proficient in tap and jazz dance.
Each holiday season, more than 2 million people make the pilgrimage to see the world famous Rockettes kick up their heels during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
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Dancer legs. They’re not just long and lean. They’re strong. They’re flexible. And they don’t necessarily come easy. Rockettes keep their stems in shape through specific dance exercises that strengthen and lengthen.
Check out these four target moves from top to bottom (or should we say bottom to ankle) to get iconic dancer legs at Rockettes.com.