Behind the scenes of the Jabbawockeez's high-tech choreography
Behind the scenes of the Jabbawockeez's high-tech choreography
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Behind the scenes of the Jabbawockeez's high-tech choreography

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[MUSIC] This is the smallest stage yet for the Jabbawockeez, but they've been able to pull off their biggest ideas. The hip hop dance group has been performing in Las Vegas since 2011. Their current show at the MGM Grand, Jreamz, uses high tech props since they don't have enough space. But it means being able to pull off even more. More creative ideas than they would with real props. You can use all these type of effects now with the choreography to make it look more stunning and appealing. When all your props are digital though, you run the risk of glitches ruining your show. That's where Mark Burke, the show's producer comes in. So this is where everything starts here. The computers It's networked all the way back up to the show control area. This is used for, I can close shutters with this. So like this wall over here, I'm able to control. I can turn that guy off over here. All of our audio comes out of the [UNKNOWN], the hybrids. There's visual cues that we're waiting for to take, so if it's putting the hand on the throat, or if it's You know, a flick of the nose, that's the trigger. And then we hit go. When it's all working the way it's supposed to work, it's a press of a button and you just watch. A lot of people, they don't realize how much work is really involved behind the scenes of this show. [MUSIC]

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