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Rockettes do impressive “All That Jazz” dance routine as a tribute to two musical icons

October 2nd, 2020

Some dancers captivate you from start to finish.

Especially when they’re as beautiful and gifted as The Rockettes. This incredible dance team went viral for their amazing tribute to Liza Minelli and Bob Fosse, in which they did a one-take dance routine that had dance lovers everywhere buzzing.

It doesn’t get any better than these ladies!

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The Rockettes dance to Liza Minelli’s version of All That Jazz in honor of the legendary performer and musical-theatre genius Bob Fosse.

All That Jazz is a popular American musical film directed by Bob Fosse, the drama has inspired dancers and theatre hopefuls since it’s epic release back in 1979. Liza Minelli also has a song named “All That Jazz” that was released in 1972, which is the tune The Rockettes are tearing it up to.

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At the beginning of the video, The Rockettes stand with their backs to the crowd while doing some mesmerizing hand movements.

That’s when Minelli’s “All That Jazz” begins to play and the real show begins.

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They waste no time getting into the routine, moving their bodies perfectly in cue with one another.

It’s obvious that The Rockettes are professionals when it comes to dancing, as every single member flawlessly plays their part with out of this world precision.

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Not only is their dancing on point, but their theatrics are absolutely outstanding.

The Rockettes have the perfect facial gestures and hand movements to go along with their phenomenal moves.

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That’s when the music speeds up, with The Rockettes stepping up their show by using a certain prop.

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, the ladies run to black chairs that have been placed onto the stage for them to use in the dance routine.

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The Rockettes light the stage on fire with spinning high kicks that put their flexibility on full display.

They bend their bodies across the chairs before flipping into the pushup position and rapidly lifting their knees into the air.

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For the last 30 seconds of the brilliant performance, The Rockettes use the chairs to take the show to another level.

It’s impossible not to be entranced by the spectacular moves they maneuver on the lifeless pieces of furniture—it’s like The Rockettes make the chairs come alive. At the end of the performance, they all sit backward on the chairs while doing some final sharp movements with their arms and ending in unison.

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It’s easy to see why The Rockettes are widely known in the dance world.

Their talent and dedication stand out in the way that they perform. This routine is the perfect example of a short but sweet routine—not to mention it’s a tribute to Liza Minelli and Bob Fosse, which just shows how much they respect the people who paved the way.

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People on the internet went crazy for the extraordinary tribute dance performance, but going viral is no new thing to a talented team like The Rockettes!

The All The Jazz tribute has been viewed over 1.4 million times, with 22,000 people who hit the like button.

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Hundreds of people also left comments for The Rockettes, many of whom couldn’t believe how impeccable their timing was.

The Rockettes are in a league of their own when it comes to female dance teams—be sure to check them out on YouTube where they post tons of awesome content.

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To see The Rockettes own the stage to Liza Minelli’s “All That Jazz,” just click on the video below!

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Sources: YouTube/The Rockettes, Criterion, Biography, Facebook/Rockettes

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