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Press Release: Flash Mob, Peacock Theatre 27 May - 8 June

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Peacock Theatre, WC2

Tuesday 27 May - Sunday 8 June

Performances Tue - Sat at 7.30pm, Sat mat at 2.30pm, Sun 2pm & 6pm


Tickets: £15 - £38

Ticket office:  0844 412 4322 or www.sadlerswells.com


“The stage sings with infectious energy” The Stage


FLASH MOBTM returns for a second season at Sadler’s Wells’ Peacock Theatre from 27 May - 8 June 2014. This new high energy production, directed by Olivier nominee Nick Winston (Loserville, I Dreamed A Dream, Horrid Henry), features outstanding talent that has emerged from TV dance shows over the past few years performing a huge range of dance styles, from Latin to lockin’, Celtic to contemporary and street dance to salsa.


The 2014 line-up includes Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer from Strictly Come Dancing; world street dance champions Flawless from Britain’s Got Talent; and Olivier Award-nominated Tommy Franzén from So You Think You Can Dance. They appear alongside Alleviate and Brosena from Got To Dance, who return to FLASH MOBTM for a second time, following a successful three week run in 2012.


The production uses social networking to narrate an emotive first act that introduces a range of characters and encourages the audience to get involved. The second half of the show continues the dance fusion theme, culminating in a spectacular finale that is sure to get everyone is on their feet.


Karen Hauer is best known to millions as one of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing professionals, who last year partnered Hairy Biker Dave Myers. After reaching the final six girls on So You Think You Can Dance USA in 2008, she joined the original Broadway cast of Burn The Floor as a principal female dancer, remaining with the show on a world tour that took her to the USA, Europe, the UK (she was a member of the original West End cast at the Shaftesbury Theatre), Asia, Australasia and South Africa.


Kevin Clifton reached the final of Strictly Come Dancing with his celebrity partner Susanna Reid in 2013. Trained in ballroom and Latin from an early age, Clifton was Youth World Number One and four times British Latin Champion. He went on to win International Open titles in Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Belgium. In 2010 he made his musical theatre debut in Dirty Dancing at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End. He also appeared in the world tour of Burn the Floor.


Flawless played one of the lead dance roles in the smash hit movie StreetDance 3D and was seen making a return appearance in the sequel StreetDance 2 3D. The company, which gained fame on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, toured with ballet dancers from English National Ballet in Against Time in 2012. They presented their show Chase the Dream at the Peacock Theatre in 2011, and performed for Her Majesty the Queen at her Jubilee Concert alongside Kylie Minogue.


Tommy Franzén is best known to TV viewers as the runner-up on BBC1’s So You Think You Can Dance, 2010. He co-choreographed ZooNation’s Some Like It Hip Hop alongside director and choreographer Kate Prince and performed the role of Simeon Sun to critical acclaim at the Peacock Theatre and on UK tour. He recently worked with Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Russell Maliphant, touring internationally with The Rodin Project. He was awarded Outstanding Male Performance at The Critic Circle’s National Dance Awards in 2013 and was nominated for a Times South Bank Sky Arts Breakthrough award and a Laurence Olivier Award in 2012.


Dance duo Alleviate made their name with breath-taking performances in the 2011 series of Sky 1′s Got To Dance. Since then they have performed for Her Majesty the Queen by special invitation at Buckingham Palace and have starred in their own show as part of a world cruise. Having worked all over the world for the past six months, they return to London to join the FLASH MOB™ cast.


Also returning to FLASH MOB™ for the second time is Irish fusion duo Brosena, otherwise known as Tom Brosnan and Erin Trevena. The award winning couple are world class Irish dancers who are taking this traditional style of dance to a new level for today’s audience. Tom Brosnan was voted Man of the Year 2013 by Irish Dance Magazine and they recently completed a world tour of Heartbeat of Home, from the producers of Riverdance.


FLASH MOB™ promises an exhilarating showcase of a diverse range of dance styles, performed by an exceptionally talented cast of dancers.


Notes to editors




Tue 27 May - Sun 8 June            Peacock Theatre, London                   0844 412 4322


Wed 11 - Thur 12 June               The Lowry, Manchester                        0843 2086 000         


Fri 13 June                                  New Theatre, Oxford                            0844 871 615        


Sat 14 June                                 Corn Exchange, Cambridge                 01223 357 851      


Sun 15 June                                White Rock Theatre, Hastings              01424 462 288      


Tue 17 June                                Beck Theatre, Middlesex                       0208 561 8371        


Wed 18 June                              The Regent Theatre, Ipswich                 01472 433 100       


Thu 19 June                               The Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent     0844 871 7615


Sat 21 June                                Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells              01829 253 0613


Sun 22 & Mon 23 June               Cliffs Theatre, Southend on Sea            01702 351135


Wed 25 June                              Hall For Cornwall, Truro                          01872 262 466


Thu 26 June                               Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham               01159 895555  


Fri 27 June                                 Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham              0844 871 7615


Sat 28 June                                Royal & Derngate, Northampton              01604 462 4811


Sun 29 June                               Churchill Theatre, Bromley                      0844 871 7615 


Mon 30 June                               Wyvern Theatre  , Swindon                     01793 524 481


Wed 2 July                                 Swan Theatre, High Wycombe                 01494 512000    


Thu 3 July                                  De Montford Hall, Leicester                      0116 2333111    


Fri 4 July                                    Theatre Royal, Norwich                            01603 630000     


Sat 5 July                                   The Anvil, Basingstoke                             01256 844244


Sun 6 July                                  G Live Theatre, Guildford                         0844 7701797 


Mon 7 July                                 The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury            012277 87787


Wed 9 July                                The Grand Theatre, Swansea                    01792 475715


Thu 10 July                                Lighthouse Concert Hall, Poole                 08444 068666


Thu 11 July                                The Cresset, Peterborough                       01733 265705


Sat 12 July                                 Grimsby Auditorium, Grimsby                     01472 311300


Sun 13 July                                Grand Opera House, York                         0844 871 7615


Tue 15 & Wed 16 July                Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton                01902 429 212


Thu 17 July                                 Milton Keynes Theatre                              0844 871 7652


Fri 18 & Sat 19 July                    New Wimbledon Theatre                           0208 545 7900


Mon 21 & Tue 22 July                 Royal Hall, Harrogate                                01423 500 500   


Thu 24 July                                The Hexagon, Reading                              0118 960 6060


Fri 25 & Sat 26 July                    New Theatre, Cardiff                                 0292 087 8889 


Sun 27 July                                Richmond Theatre                                     0208 332 4500


Tue 29 & Wed 30 July               The Arena, St Albans                                  01727 844488              


Fri 1& Sat 2 Aug                        Civic Theatre, Darlington                            01325 486 555         

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