The Rockettes Summer Intensive
The fourth episode of MSG Varsity's Emmy award-winning hit series "The Rockettes Summer Intensive" will go on the road, visiting six of the twelve dancers in their hometowns throughout the tri-state area. The six dancers will discover in this episode whether they have been selected for The Rockettes Summer Intensive camp. The episode is slated to air on Sunday, June 10th at 9:00 p.m. on MSG Varsity, Optimum channel 14.
The six dancers featured in the fourth episode are: Tess Liantonio from Hicksville, Long Island; SAra Martino from Edison, New Jersey; Marisa Hann from Greenwich, Connecticut; Micki Williams from Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Jessica Chambers from Ossining, New York; and Morgan Beasty from Martinsville, New Jersey.
In this fourth episode of "The Rockettes Summer Intensive," cameras follow the dancers as they leave auditions behind and return home. Viewers will get a glimpse at what life is like for these aspiring dancers as cameras document their everyday lives- visiting their high schools, dance studios and local establishments. In addition, cameras will take viewers inside the girls' homes to get to know the families behind the dancers and will watch as they find out whether they made the cut and will be taking part in The Rockettes Summer Intensive training program.
The Intensive is part of The Rockettes Dance Education program, which offers dancers the opportunity to study under The Rockettes and Rockettes Director/Choreographers and experience the athletic demands of their training. Acceptance in the program is a crucial stepping stone for Rockettes hopefuls who aspire to one day dance with the renowned company. Since The Rockettes Summer Intensive program began in 2001, 47 participants have gone on to become Rockettes.
The episode will also feature some of the creative visionaries behind The Rockettes including: Rockettes Director and Choreographer, Eileen Grace; Current Rockettes dancer and Assistant Choreographer, Melinda Farrell; and Rockettes Summer Intensive Coordinator and Rockettes Experience Coordinator, Elizabeth Helms.
For more information on MSG Varsity's "The Rockettes Summer Intensive" including future episode airdates and pictures from the auditions, please go to www.msgvarsity.com or www.rockettes.com.