Street dancers named best in Britain after all-Plymouth final

16/03/2015 by

Plymouth street dancers have been named the best in Britain – facing competition from those closest to home.

The Groovement Project, which has been running for less than two years, were named British Crew Battle Campions 2015 at the British Street Dance Championships after an all-Plymouth final.

Ellen Coulton and Drew Gallacher, who own the school, took 70 people to the competition in Weston-super-Mare.

Ellen said: “Amazingly it was an all Plymouth final with The Groovement Project taking the win.

“The fact that it was two Plymouth dance crews in the final just shows the fantastic dance talent the city has.

“We really could not believe it and our dancers are thrilled.

“They work so hard training most nights of the week for over two hours a time so this was a perfect end to a great weekend.

Since The Groovement Project started in April 2013 it has gone from strength to strength – and now has more than 70 dancers aged four to 25.

The competition saw thousands of dancers from across the UK compete in various categories.

Ellen added: “We had a very successful weekend gaining great recognition, titles and trophies.

“The morale is so high and the win has really motivated the dancers to keep pushing and work even harder to achieve more great results in the future.

“There is such a strong family atmosphere in the studio which shines especially at competitions where you see everyone really coming together and supporting each other. It is so lovely to watch.

“Myself and Drew are so proud of all of the young people and it really is a pleasure to see them committing to something and it's even better seeing them getting the results they deserve.

“Our next project is to send 25 talented dancers to LA in October to dance alongside some of the best dances and choreographers in the world. We can’t wait.”