Rockettes Celebrate Diversity At This Year’s Christmas Spectacular | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/04/2019 05:25 PM

There are 13 new Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall this year, and Gadi Schwartz got a behind-the-scenes look at how the team is using its own unity to inspire audiences. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital...

[ music ] at radio city, music hall: these are the sights and sounds that mean the holidays are finally here and even without the crowds looking out from where the rockettes stand side by side, every night can be breathtaking. So this is your office huh yeah! This is work for us, and this year's 13 new rockettes of all backgrounds and ages joined the celebrated ranks 18 year old reagan. Hudson is ...
he youngest. I pinch myself a little bit that i get to do this. That excitement contagious for nicole baker, who's hoping to inspire working moms. I am a mom of four. There are seven rockette moms this year and for the first time, sydney measured a dancerborn without a hand beating out thousands to earn her spot on stage indistinguishable from the others unless you're a sharp-eyed little girl who's, also missing a limb. One of the girls looked up at her mom and she said i'm gon na be a rockette when i'm older and not like that broke me. It'S easy to get emotional, surrounded by rockettes and impossible, not to feel included one even if you're a clumsy correspondent trying out some kicks of the trade. I am lightheaded just from doing that. That'S crazy! Behind the scenes. We are 80 completely different women, but when we get on the stage we are like one, they hope their unity and diversity will help fillall of us with more holiday cheer, donnie schwartz, nbc news, new york, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel, Subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch, the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.

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