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How Holiday Inn Choreographer Denis Jones Lassoed a Tony Nomination With Jump Ropes

Follow the history of one of this year's most memorable numbers.

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"Get some rope and put on your tap shoes, 'cause we're doin' this." That's what choreographer Denis Jones told his associate when his aha moment hit for Holiday Inn's "Shaking the Blues Away." Join Jones as he traces the trajectory of his history with jump ropes, from the "Whipped Into Shape" number in Legally Blonde (on which he was associate choreographer) to an enhanced workout regimen and beyond.

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