The teacher who choreographed the performance said that they had a low budget and the dance was put together in a month and a half.
Rihanna's stunning Super Bowl halftime show left everyone in awe, prompting many to watch it on repeat. Some fans even tried to recreate her dance performance, but one particular act stood out. A California high school dance team flawlessly recreated Rihanna's unforgettable performance and quickly went viral on TikTok, garnering over 14 million views.
Los Osos High School dance team in California even made sure that the performance was done with the same costumes and similar choreography for their prom rally, reports Good Morning America.
In the video, the talented dance group can be seen performing Rihanna's songs. From "B**** Better Have My Money," "Rude Boy," and "Run This Town" to "Work." The dance is very well-coordinated and everyone does their part flawlessly. There is a lead dancer who can be seen wearing red and all the others are in white suits, imitating Rihanna and her dancers respectively. Throughout the performance, the audience can be heard cheering for the group.
People on TikTok loved the group's performance. @anyizzay commented, "DAMN!!! This was too good. This video goes down in history. I should type in Rihanna's Super Bowl halftime show and this comes up as no. 2." @nfl wrote, "This is amazing omg." @neeneebears expressed, "No way this isn’t going viral. Flawless execution."
@jaemajette said, "This is so impressive. I hope Rihanna sees this and comes to y’all school, you really deserve it." @shansharee1 shared, "Glad the algorithm brought me to full video! So much talent! Wow! Do you understand how challenging this was to coordinate and execute? Respect!"
Rachel Muego, the teacher who choreographed the entire dance performance said that she is overjoyed by the attention that the video has received. "We put it together in a month and a half," she said. "We're so amazed by it."
She said that they put together the performance with limited resources. "It was pretty low budget. We got donations for our props and we recycled wood. All the camera footage is from my iPhone," she said. "I just edited it all together and we just can't believe how amazing it grew."
The students are also thrilled by all the support they have received so far. Muego said: "We're cheering and screaming all day, we've been excited. We turned on the news this morning and we've been over the moon."
The dance team's flawless recreation of Rihanna's halftime show is a testament to the enduring impact of her performance, as well as the power of dance to inspire and connect people from all walks of life. It also showcased the immense talent and creativity of young people, proving that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.
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