Blink and you miss it Dianna Agron, Cory Monteith and Darren Criss cameo on this commercial spoof for the USPS which aired on the Jon Stewart Show 12/15/2011
Still puzzled? So are we. Nothing against "Uptown Girl," but what purpose did it serve? If it was to introduce Blaine's admirer, Sebastian, why not let him take the lead instead of some random Warbler whose overly animated face made us wonder how he was cast in the first place? Why film it in such a goofy way, with the boys serenading some random lady? Just… why? Maybe it was all to show Blaine he made the right decision in leaving.
When words hurt…People will always have their opinions. Sometimes they can cut deep…but we need to respect them and never thrash out in anger. The joy is in the work itself and sharing it with others. You cannot please everyone. You can only strive to always be learning & growing in excellence and take everything in stride as a learning opportunity. Love what what you do, do what you love, always seeking to be the best you can be with what opportunities you’ve been given. This is a challenge I give to myself and share with you from my heart.
To single out a year of Glee would be impossible. Most of the cast and crew have been together from the beginning, making it a tightly spun group of great people. When we are not shooting, we are touring. When we’re not working, we’re still together as friends. I think the most challenging part of the job, besides the sheer volume, is the many different groups we work with. Ryan Murphy and the writers create such strong choir ensembles. Each of the them must have a different feel to the way they move. The New Directions, Troubletones, The Warblers, Vocal Adrenaline, even the Hipsters, all must have their own vibe.
Choreographing on the show taught me a wonderful lesson: Dance is not perfect. It has taught me to love dance again, not just technique. Certain rehearsals that I thought would be thorn in my side have become my favorite moments. I have loved teaching Cory [Monteith] “Single Ladies,” seeing Harry [Shum, Jr.] learning older Jazz styles, working with Lea [Michele] on pointe, tangoing with Gwyneth [Paltrow], even talking with Chord on stripper technique. Teaching non-dancing actors how to move and be comfortable with millions of people watching them builds in some very proud memories for me. I have been given a most unique job of turning a Bad News Bears-esque group of dance skill into a unit.
Don’t get me wrong, I do love to watch those of us who have trained for many years to hone a craft. However, the joy of someone dancing that hasn’t trained can be just as inspirational. We celebrated our 300th musical number this year, and I can happily say that I have a cast with style. Having actors that have become so comfortable moving and embracing their own skill set and style is rewarding.
Since we are such a tight knit cast and crew, dancing on set is a given. The inside dance jokes are always my favorite. There are numbers that have “moves” borrowed from the cast and crew’s off-screen jams. They are even hidden inside some dance numbers. For instance, in the song “Valerie,” we had moves that our Steadicam operator [Andrew Mitchell] does, as well as a little dance our DP [Chris Baffa] likes to sport. We infuse the Naya [Rivera] dance, we have moves with Kevin [McHale] in his wheelchair, and there is always a way to sneak in Mark [Salling]‘s infamous moves, the list goes on… The epic pose of Cory posing as Big Tex at the end of “Last Name” was a tribute to my fellow Texans.
The surprising thing about the show is the dancing crew. If you could see how much our crew dances, you would laugh. The visual of seeing our crane operators moving in time to music, our costumers and prop master making new statements in each episode, our lighting designer with new ways to emphasize movement, and our production designer keeping a look to feel new, all make for a team I could not ask more from.
The best thing about the show is never knowing what is next. We have used mattresses and pillows, dodgeballs and food, wheelchairs and ramps, fire and bikers. Nothing is off-limits. The episode we are shooting at this very moment has us doing something I never thought we would be able to pull off! Sorry, no spoilers.
Glee has given me beautiful chapters in my life. I will never forget going to a hearing-impaired high school and working with a group of extremely talented deaf students. Now, The Glee Project has allowed me to work with many other disabled performers, and again… no spoilers. I thank Glee for opening my eyes to dancing again.
Ten years ago, simply seeing Blaine and Kurt kiss on prime-time TV would have been the stuff of major scandal, but, always eager to push boundaries, Ryan Murphy went one big step further and shows the couple decide to have sex for the first time (along with the finally stable Finchel). At first, Blaine and Rachel only want to lose their V-cards for the sake of their performances in West Side Story, but when they each finally get down to the dirty deed with their significant other, there’s nothing staged about the emotion involved.
Today they’re filming “Smooth Criminal”. It’s a dueling cello arrangement.
Naya is singing lead on it.
The working episode title for 3x11 is “Michael”. That could change but that’s what I’ve been told.
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is directing 3x11. (He last directed “Asian F”.)
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