Emilia Clarke Did a Funky Chicken Dance At Her Game of Thrones Audition


Auditions can be stressful, especially if it’s for an HBO fantasy show. In a featurette for Variety, Emilia Clarke aka Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones revealed that she ended up doing a ‘Funky Chicken’ dance during her audition for the show.

“David Benioff was like ‘you can do a dance’ — like, as a joke, And I took him so seriously, because I was just so — I might as well have brought in a little apple, like, a teacher’s pet; I just wanted it so bad.”

So will we see Mother of Dragons’ dance moves on Thrones? Clarke doesn’t think so:

“I don’t think you’re going to see it. I tried to make her funny, and it doesn’t work. Khaleesi isn’t funny.”

Check out the Variety featurette below.


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