Natalie Portman doesn't dance, she acts

Now the Hullabaloo Dancers — they dance.

Instead of the go-go dancers popular on TV music shows at the time, the NBC show "Hullabaloo" (on in 1965 and '66) featured Michael Bennett (the later creator of "A Chorus Line"), Donna McKechnie (the original Cassie in "Chorus Line"), Suzanne Charny, Patrick Adiarte and others whose names the dancers around town all know well. The choreographer, David Winters, is an even bigger dance name. Speaking of "Hullabaloo," another YouTube video covers (rather sarcastically) the 1966 changeover of the Sunset Boulevard landmark we know today as the Hollywood stage for Nickelodeon from its nightclub heyday as the Earl Carroll Theatre and the Moulin Rouge into the Hullabaloo Club (unrelated to the show.) Didn't last long: the theater later became the Aquarius, where "Hair" played for a long time.

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