Tag: burlesque

Maisel Choreographer Marguerite Derricks Season 4

“Maisel” Choreographer Marguerite Derricks on Season 4

After much anticipation, Season 4 of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has hit Amazon Prime just in time to fill the hole left in our streaming hearts after finishing Season 2 of “Cheer”…and watching Encanto for the 10th time. As usual for such a dance-influenced spectacle of a show, this season has been incredibly fun to […]

Acting Out

Heather Morris transitioned from dancer to actress/dancer on “Glee.” (Mike Yarish/Fox) Whether they’re kick-ball-changing into your living room on “Glee” or tearing up the silver screen in Step Up Revolution, dancers are nabbing some of today’s juiciest acting roles. And the trend isn’t going to end anytime soon, according to McDonald/Selznick Associates agent Shelli Margheritis. […]

Double Take

A scene with the corps de ballet in Black Swan. Courtesy Summit Entertainment. With technology, pretty much anything is possible onscreen these days—but no visual effects can compare to the feeling of watching a dancer take the floor for real. That’s where a dance double comes in. Dance doubles step in for actors when scenes […]

The Dirt: Tyne Stecklein

There’s a group of blonde bombshells headed to a cinema near you this month. Burlesque, which follows a small-town girl finding her niche at a burlesque club in L.A., features a cast of gorgeous women—including Christina Aguilera, Julianne Hough and Kristen Bell—getting their grooves on. But Tyne Stecklein, the head-turner who plays Jesse, will get […]