Behind the Kick Line: A Morning with the Rockettes

9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Linda Haberman (center) guides the Rockettes through a portion of "Snow," a new piece she choreographed that will serve as the finale.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Linda Haberman (center) guides the Rockettes through a portion of “Snow,” a new piece she choreographed that will serve as the finale. There are 80 Rockettes who perform at Radio City Music Hall. There are never more than 36 on stage at a time.

9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Karen Keeler dips into an arabesque.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Karen Keeler dips into an arabesque.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes get into position for a section of "Snow."
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes get into position for a section of “Snow.”
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Karen Keeler guides the the dancers through the famous kick move.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Karen Keeler guides the the dancers through the famous kick move. There are over 300 kicks in each show.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Linda Haberman demonstrates a position.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. Linda Haberman demonstrates a position.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes practice a portion of "Snow", a new piece choreographed by Linda Haberman that will serve as the Christmas Spectacular's finale.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes practice a portion of “Snow,” which will feature six groups, each in a different costume, dancing various routines at the same time.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes get into position for a section of "Snow."
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes get into position for a section of “Snow.”
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle.
9 October 2013. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle. The Rockettes ready themselves for another section of “Snow.” The Christmas Spectacular opens on Nov. 8 and runs through Dec. 30.