Markert sentence example
- Troupe creator Russell Markert was a fan of the 1920s Ziegfeld Follies.
- Markert thought that it would be a spectacular sight to see precision American dancers that were "taller, with really long legs, doing complicated tap routines and high kicks."
- While Rothafel insisted that the troupe be named after him (Roxyettes, later the Rockettes), Markert was the creative director for the Rockettes until his retirement in 1971.
- Markert wanted the look of "one continuous dancer", which is why all the costumes are identical and the performers move in precise formation.