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Entirely Real Photos: What's It Like At A Rockettes Rehearsal?

Linda Haberman (L), Director and Choreographer of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular directs The Rockettes at the 2012 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Rehearsals this week in New York. Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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Linda Haberman (L), Director and Choreographer of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular directs The Rockettes at the 2012 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Rehearsals this week in New York.

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I have no particular wisdom about this photo; I just think it's interesting to see that the Rockettes are never not regimented. I thought maybe you'd be allowed to wear your own dance clothes, but it makes sense that they'd want to see the effect of everyone looking the same, even in practice. These women work hard.

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