chorus boy

cho′rus boy`


n.
a male singer or dancer of the chorus of a musical comedy, vaudeville show, etc.
[1940–45]
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My dream was to be a chorus boy on Broadway or to dance behind TV personalities.
He got his break in a production of South Pacific as a chorus boy. Eleven years later, he landed the part of James Bond that would propel him to stardom.
"I'm a great chorus boy and character actor, but I'm never going to play Jean Valjean, I just don't have that type of voice.
The 51-year-old moved to London at the age of 16 to study performing arts and he made his professional debut as a chorus boy in the pantomime Sinbad the Sailor in Edinburgh.
The Los Angeles Times said it did not care for "chorus boy spaz-out" and found it "weird" when he sat on nominee Frank Langella's lap.
For me, getting winked at by a chorus boy is the equivalent of my husband seeing his face on the scoreboard at a Yankees game.
The archetypal English gentleman, Sir John graced stage and screen for more than 60years, starting as a pounds 4-a-week chorus boy at the London Hippodrome in 1929.
The archetypal English gentleman, Sir John graced stage and screen for more than 60 years, starting as a pounds 4-a-week chorus boy at the London Hippodrome in 1929.
JIMMY Gulzar was a chorus boy who kicked his legs behind the Spice Girls, until he became the lover of Mel B.
But the one-time body builder and South Pacific chorus boy, who went on to become a living legend in Tinseltown, can't go on for ever.
But he saw his path in musical theater rather than dance, and he went to New York University "with big starry-eyed dreams of being a chorus boy." But he quickly abandoned those dreams, realizing that it felt "like a very strange use of how I think and how I look at the world and how I wanted to be spending my time." His change of heart was affirmed when his NYU teachers, many of them former Broadway dancers, told him, "Sam, you're gonna be successful because you have a lot of personality and you work really hard--you'll be fine, just as long as it doesn't involve dancing."