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Theatrical poster from 1900 showing an early chorus line.
A chorus line is a large group of dancers who together perform synchronized routines, usually in musical theatre. Sometimes, singing is also performed.
Chorus line dancers in Broadway musicals and revues have been referred to by slang terms such as ponies, gypsies and twirlies. A chorus girl or chorine is a female performer in a chorus line (i.e. the chorus of a theatrical production as opposed to a choir).
- A Chorus Line (1975) - centers on a chorus line audition in Broadway
Famous chorus lines
Performers who started out dancing in chorus lines include:
A relief on the exterior of Radio City Musical Hall, New York City