Dance alumna choreographs viral Super Bowl ad

Dance alumna Stephanie Klemons was the choreographer behind that Dirty Dancing-inspired National Football League ad that went viral after it first aired during Super Bowl LII. Klemons, an original cast member and associate choreographer of the Broadway musical Hamilton, managed to turn Giants players Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. into dancers in just two days. “They are so coachable and have so much physical acuity,” Klemons told The New York Times. “Their ability to go on the field and memorize plays is totally akin to the way a Broadway performer’s brain works.” Read more...