Search

Flash mob perform Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance in Stratford

17:28 17 March 2014

A flashmob in the square outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.

A flashmob in the square outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.

Archant

If watching 40 dancing zombies doesn’t give you a thrill then you might have advised passers by in Stratford to beat it on Friday night.

A flashmob in the sqaure outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.A flashmob in the sqaure outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.

To commemorate 30 years since the ground-breaking Michael Jackson video Thriller The New Black Film Collective presented a weekend of film, culture and entertainment.

This was created through Hollywood horror and by re-enacting Michael Jackson’s iconic dance in Theatre Square, Stratford, outside the Stratford East Picture House.

Children from Newham dance schools East London Performers and Kerry Jane Academy took part in the flash mob along with various people around the community,

Following the Thriller dance was a “binge fest” of the Action horror, Blade, where all three movies were screened back to back.

A flashmob in the sqaure outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.A flashmob in the sqaure outside Stratford East Picturehouse performing the Thriller dance by Micheal Jackson.

Pupils from Ellen Wilkinson Primary School in Beckton were among performers of a smooth criminal tap piece and a tribute to Michael song repertoire.

Nu Social Health Organisation (NUSHO) supported the event by launching the Thriller Weekender programme with pre-film entertainment.

Kelley Webb-Martin, the Chair of Trustees at NUSHO said: “The event was a success and we’d like to do something similar as an inter-generational project in the future.”

She added: “We had a number of members from an elderly group spontaneously break out in dance during the flash mob”.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 17:43
Newham Council will make a decision on whether to approve the spending proposals (Credit: PA/Jon Giddens)

Newham Council will invest £100million into keeping the borough moving over the next decade, under proposals unveiled by the mayor.

Robin
Yesterday, 15:52
Beverley Lewis House provides a haven for women with learning disabilities who have been subjected to violence

A women’s refuge in Newham has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of its social housing.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 15:51
Police believe the man may have exposed himself to other people

Police are trying to trace a driver who indecently exposed himself to a woman in Beckton amid concerns he may be a repeat offender.

Yesterday, 12:00
John Atotileto impressing on the trumpet

You can always rely on music to bring people together.

India

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Champagne experience

This Valentine’s Day, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the perfect destination for lovebirds, offering a range of romantic experiences from Friday 12th February - Sunday 14th February 2016.

Read more
Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe