Video: Flawless and English National Ballet – street dance, acrobatics and ballet
The partnership between Flawless and the English National Ballet was announced in January as a unique collaboration between the street dance group and the ballet company with Wayne Eagling, artistic director at the ENB, commenting: “Collaborations like this are vital for English National Ballet to keep the company fresh and modern and for dancer development.”
Since the announcement a synopsis of the plot has also been revealed (below) and tells the story of a battle between the students of The Academy of Excellence and an evil time manipulator who plans to end dance by stopping time.
Flawless and the English National Ballet first performed together at the Peace One Day concert at the O2 in London in September 2011 having been introduced to each other at Buckingham Palace for the event Young people and the performing Arts earlier in May 2011, where they both performed as individual companies.
Flawless and English National Ballet: Against Time tour dates
HMV Apollo Hammersmith
1 – 2 June 2012
Nottingham Concert Hall
9 – 10 June
Oxford New Theatre
14 – 15 June 2012
Torquay Princess Theatre
16 – 17 June
Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre
21 – 22 June 2012
New Wimbledon Theatre
23 – 24 June 2012
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
28 – 29 June 2012
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
30 June – 1 July 2012
Manchester Palace Theatre
Friday 6 – 8 July
Flawless and English National Ballet: Against Time plot synopsis
The story of Against Time follows the battle between the students of The Academy of Excellence and an evil time manipulator who plans to end dance by stopping time. Four of the students discover his journal and realise they have to stop him before it’s too late. In a race against time, the four battle against the odds to uncover the mystery and solve the puzzle…
Flawless was one of the finalists on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. After placing as runners up, Flawless went on to appear in StreetDance 3D and StreetDance 2 as The Surge and performed a national UK tour of Chase The Dream.
Prior to their success on television and on film, Flawless was champions at Street Dance XXL (then Street Dance Weekender) and later IDO World Champions scoring full marks from all the judges.