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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