The choreographer who leads the Milwaukee Bucks Grand Dancers

The choreographer who leads the Milwaukee Bucks Grand Dancers

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Christopher Gilbert is showing Milwaukee's favorite dancers 55 and up how to turn up

This season, Christopher Gilbert took lead as the choreographer for theĀ Milwaukee Bucks Grand Dancers, a dance team of adults 55 and up who perform at select Milwaukee Bucks halftime shows.

Gilbert is a choreographer, musician, life coach, motivational speaker… oh, and a dancer.

With the Bucks moving into the new Fiserv Forum, they wanted a new, fresh energy for the team.

Under Gilbert’s direction, the troupe might consist of older adults, but their routines are anything but old-fashioned.

Gilbert sees this role as a way to spread positivity.

“I reside and hail from the North side, where I heard a lot, ‘You’re not supposed to make it past 18.’ If that ain’t motivation to you, then I don’t know what is.”

He’s done a lot more than make it past 18. Together, him and his group of dancers are making the most of everything they have.