Rockettes’ Pick for Dancer of the Week: 8 Year Old Dancing to Michael Jackson

Who: 8-year-old Lucas from Paris, France

His dance: 

Why we chose him: Boy, does this 8-year-old have moves or what?!

During this 4-minute video, spectators watch in awe as Lucas channels his inner MJ at his school talent show! Stealing some style inspiration from the King of Pop with his killer outfit, Lucas dances to a mash-up of Michael Jackson’s top hits; and even nails the pop icon’s signature dance move—the moon walk!

When Lucas was just 2 years old, he became mesmerized by Michael Jackson. Although he’s just 8 years old, he has an ear for hits and is also a big fan of Janet Jackson, Bruno Mars, James Brown and Fred Astaire. Way to go, kid!

Fun Fact: His dance teacher at his school in Montélimar, France,  nicknamed Lucas “the photocopier” because he can memorize and replicate dance moves.  

Rockette kicks (on a scale of 10 to 10!):