Here's what it takes to become a backup dancer for BeyoncGet the Full StoryJaQuel Knight has been doing choreography for Beyonc for years. Knight landed his breakthrough gig at 18 years old for Beyonc 's iconic video "Single Ladies". His most recent collaboration with her at Coachella left people speechless. We spoke with Knight about how he got into dancing and what it takes to be her backup dancer. Following is a transcript of the video.
Narrator: JaQuel Knight is the creative mind behind many of Beyonc 's iconic performances. He's worked with her for years and he's been dancing his entire life.
Knight: I remember dancing in my grandmother's living room. And then when I was 16, I started my own dance group with my best friend in Atlanta. So that was kinda the first serious step towards choreography and creative direction. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Is 'talking white' actually a thing?This guy played Bear in 'Bear in the Big Blue House'How Blue Man Group makes their instruments