Thursday, June 10

Casting news on Burn the Floor

As previous blogged, Strictly Come Dancing’s Brian Fortuna and his partner Ali Bastian are appearing a special guest stars in Burn the Floor at the Shaftesbury Theatre which runs from  26th July-4th September (previews from 21st July) prior to Flashdance opening there.

Robbie Kmetoni and Janetta Manrara are now set to join the cast of Burn the Floor. Kmetoni was the winner on Nigel Lythgoe’s Australian version of “So You Think You Can Dance” and Manrara was placed in the Top Ten of the American show. The company features the talents of 20 award-winning international dancers from the UK, Germany, Italy, Russia, Australia, Malaysia, Venezuela and the USA, including Australian Ballroom and World Latin American champions.

Burn the Floor is a blend of Latin and Ballroom dance and was first conceived as a special performance at Sir Elton John's 50th birthday celebrations in 1997. Two years later it received its world premiere in the UK and has now toured to over 30 countries all over the world.

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