UEL dance students’ right royal performance at Buckingham Palace
Tourists were stopped in their tracks when a group of UEL students staged a “royal flashmob” outside Buckingham Palace.
Around 130 dancers emerged from all sections of the crowd to perform a four-minute routine based on Romeo and Juliet.
The event had been planned with the Palace to coincide with a reception by the Queen for young people in the performing arts.
UEL dance student Lucy Sam said: “The choreography had been inspired by the royal wedding and explored romance using urban dance techniques.
“Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and the crowd loved it.”
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Vice Chancellor Professor Patrick MacGhee added: “Our performing arts students certainly made an impression, deliverying their performance with huge energy and talent.”
The dance was part of a 12-week module for second year urban dance students and was organised by Big Dance.
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