With the holiday season fast approaching, rehearsals for the Christmas Spectacular are fully underway: Six hours a day, six days a week, for six weeks leading up to the show opening, to be exact! We’re so excited to be back onstage at Radio City Music Hall very soon…
Photo Credit: Carl Scheffel | MSG Photos
Don’t miss this year’s Christmas Spectacular—November 9, 2018 to January 1, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall.
Rehearsals for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular are officially underway!
Learning some moves from our Creative Director, Karen Keeler.
Precision all the way to our fingertips.
Our circle kicks are always a fan favorite.
Raise your hand if you're excited for Christmas!
Of course, we had to rehearse our famous eye-high kicks!
There's strength in numbers—especially when you're with your Rockette sisters.
In the show's opening, the Rockettes accompany Santa on his journey to New York... as reindeer!
Radio City Music Hall, here we come!
The star of our "Nutcracker" number: Clara!
Getting in formation for our "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" number.
Wooden soldiers, reporting for duty!
Fun fact: We never bend our knees during this number!
Our first "Wooden Soldier" fall of the season.
Our ensemble takes to the city streets for "New York at Christmas."
The Rockettes aren't the only ones in the "Christmas Spectacular" who know how to kick!
New York at Christmas, what a sight!
Check out this talented duo, then imagine them in ice skates!
Perfecting the block spins in our "Rag Dolls" number.
Our ensemble members rehearsing for the "Living Nativity" scene.
A sneak peek at the formations for this year's new finale!
A post-rehearsal regroup is always beneficial.
We can't wait to see everyone at Radio City Music Hall this Christmas!
2018 Christmas Spectacular Rehearsals