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Review and Q&A Special: Flawless, Chase the Dream, Royal Festival Hall | reviews, news & interviews

Review and Q&A Special: Flawless, Chase the Dream, Royal Festival Hall

Review and Q&A Special: Flawless, Chase the Dream, Royal Festival Hall

How did 10 self-taught dancers become a crack troupe? By chasing a dream

Flawless in 'StreetDance 3D', the movie, the moment they hit international visibility

When not one but two street dance crews blasted into Britain’s Got Talent 2009, it felt like a pressure cooker blowing. An ardent, physical and excitingly exact form of dance that had been bubbling away, compressed and hidden, under the surface of British public entertainment exploded. Of the two, Diversity (the eventual winners) and Flawless, it was Flawless’s 10 men who had the almost scarily precise look of a serious dance company, and last night they crowned a massive year for them at the Royal Festival Hall, London, with a full-length show, Chase the Dream, that proves them to be fine instinctive entertainers as well as crack dancers.

When not one but two street dance crews blasted into Britain’s Got Talent 2009, it felt like a pressure cooker blowing. An ardent, physical and excitingly exact form of dance that had been bubbling away, compressed and hidden, under the surface of British public entertainment exploded. Of the two, Diversity (the eventual winners) and Flawless, it was Flawless’s 10 men who had the almost scarily precise look of a serious dance company, and last night they crowned a massive year for them at the Royal Festival Hall, London, with a full-length show, Chase the Dream, that proves them to be fine instinctive entertainers as well as crack dancers.

The show brags too much of Flawless the Brand, rather than Flawless the team of potential artists. This severely limits the theatrical effect to merely efficient business, and these guys deserve better

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