Anyone who has watched Strictly Come Dancing cannot forget the sensational partnership of professional dancers Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacacae, their stunning routines together received standing ovations from the audiences and in particular took the UK perception the Argentinian tango to new heights.
Vincent and Flavia are one of the country's most successful Ballroom, Latin American and Argentine Tango dance couples both as performers and choreographers. After competing successfully together for many years, they gained a strong following after joining BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, More recently, they have wowed their audiences with three shows of their own Midnight Tango, Dance 'til Dawn, and The Last Tango. All three productions toured nationally and appeared in London’s West End receiving rave reviews and highly prestigious
Olivier Award nominations for family entertainment. They not only starred in but also co choreographed each production.
In the highly charged world of international competitive dance sport they were major champions. Their professional titles include: UK Professional Ten Dance champions 2002-2006; UK Professional Show Dance champions 2003-2006; UK Argentine Tango champions 2006 (first time the competition has ever been held); World Argentine Tango Show champions 2005/2006; UK Ballroom champions for several years; World and European Ten
Dance and Show Dance finalists 2002-2006.
2006 saw them move away from competitions and from the fourth series onwards they joined the highly rated roles on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. In 2012, Vincent
reached the finals of Strictly Come Dancing performing with Dani Harmer, whilst Flavia and Louis Smith won the series and took home the much-prized glitter ball.
In 2008 and 2009, Vincent and Flavia took part in the Strictly Come Dancing live tour and, at the beginning of 2010, they took part in Strictly Come Dancing - the Professionals UK tour.
Vincent and Flavia have also launched three DVDs teaching the Argentine tango, and a further 4 teaching ballroom and Latin dances, as well as a series of apps for the iPhone. Flavia has teamed up with Russell Grant, using traditional dance moves to tone your body and improve your cardio-vascular system whilst having some fabulous fun with Zalza.
For three years, Vincent and Flavia have been nominated for 'rear of the year'. Finally, in 2013, they have both won, the first dance partnership to win in 30 years; they are both delighted!
They both still love to run dance workshops and also relish the opportunity to appear in their own cabaret shows featuring not only their fantastic dancing but also giving audiences the opportunity to participate in a lively and often hilarious Q and A session. To book them for your next event please call a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 7251 8222 or email your request to email@example.com
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