Aidy Bryant explains the 'raw terror' of performing the Electric Slide alone
May 4, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Aidy Bryant nearly had an on-set meltdown when she was under pressure to remember the steps to the Electric Slide.
(CNN)Aidy Bryant nearly had an on-set meltdown when she was under pressure to remember the steps to the Electric Slide.
Bryant, who is also skillfully playing Ted Cruz on "Saturday Night Live" this season, visited "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday to promote the third season of her Hulu show, "Shrill. " She recounted a funny story of working with a choreographer to learn the dance.
Bryant explained that she and three costars were supposed to coordinate their moves, but she had an issue with her costume so the others perfected the dance first.
When Bryant was ready to learn, she was alone with the choreographer and her brain shut down in an "intimate, raw, nightmarish panic," she recalled.
"It was the most intimate, raw, nightmarish panic I've ever felt in my entire life," she said.
What is a little shimmy?' I'm like raw terror, looking into this man's eyes. "