Burn the Floor: Rebels of Ballroom: Underbelly, Bristo Square, McEwan Hall (Venue 302), Edinburgh Fringe
Reviewed 22nd August 2018
Astounding audiences around the world the Burn the Floor dancers are the true rebels of ballroom. Their energy, talent and passion is renowned across the world from Beijing to Broadway. This magnificent production complete with sensational, ground-breaking moves including the cha-cha, tango, samba, rumba and jive aims to have the audience leaping out of their seats to join in.
Exciting, energetic, pacy and on point. Burn the Floor sets the bar high at the Edinburgh Fringe. The exquisite dancers and their impeccable timing is mesmerising. The frenzied footwork, fantastic lifts, stylish choreography and variety of style works together to create a spectacular show. Whilst the vocals at some points may be questionable, the dancing is simply stunning. With subtle narratives interwoven through the diverse show it the dancers truly convey a story through dance.
The clever choreography modernises traditional ballroom and Latin styles culminates in a powerful, sexy, diverse set. The dancers are some of the best in the world and their passion for dance shines throughout the entire show.
At an hour long, this is a brilliant show to catch during the day whilst it is on at Edinburgh Fringe. You can be certain of brilliant entertainment from the group known worldwide. Performed to a selection of modern hits from Rag’n’Bone Man to Robbie Williams and with heartfelt slower numbers to powerful, energetic large group dances there is such variety that there really is something for everyone. One not to miss.
Burn the Floor: Rebels of Ballroom plays at Underbelly, Bristo Square, McEwan Hall (Venue 302), Edinburgh Fringe until the 27th August. For information and tickets click here.