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  • Megan Peterson, 21, of Woodbridge, N.J., joins other aspiring dancers as she tries out for a coveted spot with the Rockettes, June 10, 2014, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Several hundred women compete each year to join the dance company, which was founded in 1925.
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  • The Rockettes performance is typically a mix of modern and classical dance styles, with the dancers expected to be proficient in tap, ballet, modern and jazz styles. The Rockettes perform at the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Rehearsal - Press Preview at St. Paul The Apostle Church, Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • The Rockettes perform at the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" Rehearsal - Press Preview at St. Paul The Apostle Church, Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City. Their first official performance of the season will be on Nov. 27, during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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  • The dance company was inspired by an English group popular in the 1900's, The Tiller Girls. Originally based in St. Louis, Mo., the Rockettes permanently relocated to New York City in the 1930s. The Rockettes perform at the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" rehearsal press preview at St. Paul The Apostle Church on Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • The "Rockettes" rehearse for New York at Christmas" their 2014 production of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular during a press preview at St. Paul The Apostle Church , Oct. 7, 2014 in New York. The signature move of the company, a synchronized high kick, is performed at the end of every show.
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  • The dance company has 80 members, which allows The Rockettes to perfrom up to five shows a day during the holiday season. The Rockettes dance at "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" rehearsal at St. Paul The Apostle Church, Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • To maintain consistency, there are height requirements for joining the dance company. The Rockettes dance at "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" rehearsal at St. Paul The Apostle Church, Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • The Rockettes dance at "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" rehearsal at St. Paul The Apostle Church, Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • The Rockettes dance at "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" rehearsal at St. Paul The Apostle Church on Oct. 7, 2014 in New York City.
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  • Members of the Radio City Rockettes pose for photos with three camels, a donkey and two sheep to publicize their upcoming Christmas Special, Oct. 28, 2014 in New York City. The show will run from November 7 until December 31.
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  • Members of the Radio City Rockettes prepare to pose for photos with three camels, a donkey and two sheep to publicize their upcoming Christmas Special, Oct. 28, 2014 in New York City. The show will run from November 7 until December 31.
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  • Radio City Rockettes pose during 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular's Living Nativity as Animals Arrive For Rehearsals at Radio City Music Hall, Oct. 28, 2014 in New York City.
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