STRICTLY COME DANCING champion Kelvin Fletcher has spoken about a dance from the series which reduced him and dance partner Oti Mabuse to tears – and it wasn’t one of their own routines. Kelvin Fletcher, who is currently on tour with the Strictly Dancing Live Tour, has revealed that there was a dance from the series that made him and dance partner OT Magali cry. However, this was a routine performed by one of his fellow contestants — but which one?
Strictly superstar Kelvin Fletcher, who stepped in and stepped right in place of the injured Jamie Laffing, has revealed that there was a dance that caused both him and partner OT Magali to cry.
Kelvin Fletcher is currently on tour with a strictly live show where he has dance partner Janette Manrara.
Strictly paired with the seventeenth series winner OT Mabuse, the pair shared powerful chemistry, which achieved the Glitterball Trophy.
But in an interview, he has revealed that a fellow contestant had performed a dance that made both him and OT Mabuse cry.
Strictly Dance In the fifth week of the coming 2019, the Paralympians will Bayley and Janet Manrara performed a couple’s choice routines.
In a moving montage, the inspiration for the Dance will be explained and the challenges he faced as a child.
The Paralympic Games gold medalist shared how he was born with arthritis, a condition that affected all of his limbs and expanded joints and narrower chin.
He recounted how he had to have his legs broken and re-set as a child, although surgeons were unable to assist in healing his hands.
At the age of seven, after years of corrective surgery, he was then told that he had non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
He spoke of fighting cancer, and the support is given by his family, which mentioned how his nan gave him a mini table tennis table.
It was the beginning of a career that would see him become the world and Olympic champion.
Hoga and Janet’s contemporary Dance, telling their story, attracted an emotional response from both the audience and the judges.
While Saturday Kitchen is talking to host Matt Tebbutt about their time on Strictly, Calvin discusses how couples will rehearse each other many times.
There was a special occasion, he admitted, he and Oti were privy to a particular routine: “Will and Janette — who I’ve been dancing with on tour in minutes — they were dancing for us in a studio next door. “
He then revealed the Dance he saw: “So I managed to see one of their rehearsals one day when they did their contemporary Dance. They were the choice of a couple, they call it.
Recalling the performance, he talked about how passionate it was: “It was mimicking the story of his life, so it was quite emotional, the story behind it.
Unlike the finished article seen by the public on Saturday night, it was a stripped-down version: “We’ve got to see a costume rehearsal, if you like, in its rawest form. With no support, no dress. Also, just on a Thursday afternoon.
She told me how it affected both her and her dance partner, calling it “unbelievable”: “It brought Oti and me to tears, both of us. It was unbelievable.”
Kelvin Fletcher then marveled at the magic that was taking place next door: “That was going on next door, unbeknownst to us. I was treated to a sneak preview of that one.”
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