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Quiz yourself

1) How many traveling cast and crew members does it take to put on the Christmas Spectacular Arena tour?
A. 50
B. 100
C. 75
D. 25
2) How many dazzling, colorful costumes pieces will be worn on stage during each show?
A. 400
B. 900
C. 1,300
D. 1,500
3) In the kid's favorite numbers "Rag Dolls" and "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers," how many red dots are used to brighten the cheeks of the Rockettes?
A. 3,000
B. 5,000
C. 7,000
D. 10,000
4) How many pairs of shoes are worn by the Rockettes, chorus and Santa during each show?
A. 200
B. 300
C. 400
D. 500
5) How many eye-high kicks do the Rockettes do in a single show?
A. 50
B. 100
C. 200
D. 300
6) To be a Radio City Rockette, how high must you be able to kick?
A. Waist high
B. Shoulder High
C. Neck High
D. Eye High
7) In what city did the Rockettes first get their start?
A. New York City, New York
B. St. Louis, Missouri
C. Paris, France
D. Nashville, Tennessee
8) What are the requirements to be a Radio City Rockette?
A. Height between 5'6" and 5'10.5"
B. Proficient in the following types of dance: Jazz, Ballet, Modern and Tap
C. At least 18 years of age
D. All of the Above.
9) Which number(s) has been part of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular since its debut in 1933?
A. The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
B. Christmas in New York
C. Living Nativity
D. Sleighride

Answer: Over 100 traveling cast and crew members.
Answer: 1,300 (The Rockettes will change eight times during each show and some of the costume changes are done in as little as 78 seconds!)
Answer: 10,000 red dots are worn by one company throughout the season.
Answer: About 200 pairs of shoes are worn by the cast during each performance.
Answer: 300 eye-high kicks.
Answer: The Rockettes must be able to kick eye high. However, as professional dancers, Rockettes can usually kick higher than their eye, but must be able to control a uniform level of eye-height to maintain the precise look the Rockettes are famous for.
Answer: The group was founded in St. Louis, Missouri by Russell Markert.
Answer: Rockettes are required to be all of the above.
Answer: The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers and the Living Nativity.
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