Kingston University Give Insight into Life as a MOVE IT Champion

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We caught up with this year’s MOVE IT & Capezio Championship winners Kingston University Dance Society– Contemporary team! The team is taught by the amazing Gioa Antonucci and has become unbeatable throughout the year competing in several university competitions!

In the first round the team caught the judge’s eyes when they performed their piece B.I.A – they were told by the judges ‘they had a good chance at winning’.

When getting through to the finals Kingston then performed a different piece called Charge in which they wowed the audience and the judges again! Their strong performances lead them to be crowned the winners of MOVE IT & Capezio Championships landing themselves a prize winning of £1000 and the chance to tour with BGT’s Dance Troupe Flawless!

Check out what they have to say below;

What Opportunities did winning the MOVE IT & Capezio Championships give you?
– We were given a golden ticket and scouted by a UK national dance competition in which we competed in rounds to get through to the regionals!

-We also performed on the MOVE IT mainstage on the Saturday which was an amazing experience!

How did you feel before heading out on to the competition stage?
– Maybe felt a little bit nervous but we were all super excited.

What tips would you give to those wanting to compete in something such as the championships in the future?
– Go for it!
– Give it your all!
– You have nothing to lose!
– Don’t under estimate yourselves!

What is it about MOVE IT that makes it so important for dancers?
– Great networking opportunities for all dancers
– Incredible opportunities to perform such as mainstage, freestyle stage & championships.
– Meeting once in a lifetime icons

Check out a snippet from their powerful performance below;


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