Meet the After Midnight Stars Who Put the Hot in "Hottentot"

February 7th, 2014 by

Share

Dancers Julius "iGlide" Chisolm (first photo left) and Virgil J. Gadson (first photo right) blow the minds of After Midnight audiences daily with their showstopper "Hottentot." Days later, you'll still be trying to figure out just how they move their bodies like that. And while we can't unearth all the mysteries of "Hottentot," we can better introduce you to these unbelievable dancers who comprise one of Broadway's most dynamic duets. Get to know the guys below, and then move Heaven and Earth to see them live at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.


What was your first impression of your co-star?

iGlide:
Chill and funny dude that loves to dance.

Virgil:
The coolest guy I know.


What do you think it is that makes your performances gel so well together?

iGlide:
Our natural chemistry, our dynamics, our ways of thinking, our ability to vibe off one another, and our sense of humor.

Virgil:
Our chemistry and the different dynamics we have on stage together.


My favorite moment on stage with him is

iGlide:
Favorite moment on stage is when we go back and forth in dance moves.

Virgil:
Our “Hottentot” choreography.


The most memorable performance we shared has been

iGlide:
The most memorable performance we've had was the time we both dropped our hats at the end.

Virgil:
When we both kicked our hats into the audience once!


My co-star and I bond over

iGlide:
We bond when we explore ideas, train and perform together.

Virgil:
We bond over the hip hop dance scene and video games.


I’m envious of my co-star’s ability to

iGlide:
I'm envious of my co-star's ability to master many styles.

Virgil:
Be able to move his body in weird dance poses.