Because if her Vegas show is any indication, this musical is going to be all dance, all the time. (Denise Truscello, courtesy Caesars Entertainment)

7 Dancers Who Need to Be in the Britney Spears Musical

Yes, you read that right: The Britney Spears musical is officially happening, and we are SHOOK! In addition to having perhaps the most fabulous title in the history of musical titles—Once Upon a One More Time (!!!)—it also features choreography by Keone and Mari Madrid, which means it's sure to be super dancy. So, which dancers are going to bring it to life? Here are seven we're hoping will be cast in the show.


Nick Adams

Broadway vet Nick Adams is a HUGE Britney fan stan and has performed her songs in concert a ton of times, so it only makes sense that he should have a part in the show.

Sarah Mitchell

In addition to having already danced with Britney, Sarah Mitchell has also performed with Ricky Martin, Katy Perry, Vanessa Hudgens, and so many more stars. Clearly, she has the skillz to pay the billz.

Kaylie Yee

Kaylie served as dance captain on Britney's "Piece of Me" tour, so she'd be the perfect addition to the musical.

Adrian Lee

It's about time the fabulously versatile Adrian came back to the boards—and what better show for him to make his return in than Britney's?!

Aja DePaolo

Aja DePaolo has also danced with Britney before—as well as Selena Gomez, The Jonas Brothers, and basically every other artist we love.

Charlie Williams

Broadway fav Charlie Williams would be a gorgeous addition to the ensemble—and since he's been dabbling in choreography recently, he could make a great assistant to Keone and Mari and/or dance captain.

BRITNEY SPEARS

UMMM WOULD YOU DIE IF BRIT HERSELF MADE AN OPENING-NIGHT CAMEO???? WE WOULD DIEEEEEEEE.

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