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Hundreds of dancers audition to join Radio City Rockettes in New York

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Dancers perform during open auditions for the Rockettes dance company's 2012 Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 3. Hundreds of dancers are trying out for a few spots in the dance company.

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Aspiring dancers audition at Radio City Music Hall for a chance to become a world-famous Radio City Rockette in the upcoming 2012 production of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. This year will mark it's 85th season and the show will run from November 9 - December 30. 2012.

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Aspiring dancers prepare to audition at Radio City Music Hall.

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Dancer Felicia Giunta (R), of Long Island, New York, checks her make up while waiting in line for open auditions for the Rockettes dance company's 2012 Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall.

According to radiocity.com, Rockettes "must be between 5'6" and 5'10 1/2" tall" and proficient in jazz, tap, and ballet.

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