The Rockettes dance program originated in New York in 1933. It strives to stay true to tradition while embracing new technology.
The Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular play through Dec. 30, 2012, at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont, Ill. | Photo by Paul Kolnik Studio
Precision dancing is a hallmark of the Rockettes in their Christmas Spectacular. | Photo by Paul Kolnik Studio
Rockettes Kristina Larson-Hauk (left) and Gabrielle Del Re visit the Sun-Times in September 2012. | Stacie Scott~Sun-Times Media
Heads invariably turn when just one Rockette walks into a room. But when two, long-legged members of the world’s most famous kick line move into view — particularly if they are decked out in form-fitting glittery silver costumes and arena-worthy eyelashes — you can almost …