Aidy Bryant explains the ‘raw terror’ of
“You think you know the Electric Slide, don’t ya?” she informed the audience.
Bryant described that she and 3 costars were expected to collaborate their relocations, however she had a concern with her outfit so the others improved the dance initially. 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.
She said she thought she knew the dance relocations by heart from weddings and parties however forgot everything.
“It was the most intimate, raw, nightmarish panic I’ve ever felt in my entire life,” she stated. “Suddenly I found myself being like, ‘What is a grapevine? What is a little shimmy?’ I’m like raw terror, looking into this man’s eyes.”
She says the raw panic has stayed with her.
“Solo Electric Slide?” she laughed. “It’ll chill you to your damn bones.”
Bryant said it took 10 run-throughs, however she wound up accomplishing.
“I survived,” she quipped. “It looked great on camera.”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.