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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
A dancer hoping to be part of the next Flawless after wowing Simon Cowell on Britain’s Got Talent will find out on Saturday night if she has made it through to the live finals.
Yasmin Crotch of Great Ashby in Stevenage is the only girl in 16-member Four Corners Dance Company and took centre stage in their routine to Rhianna’s Only Girl (In The World) on the ITV audition show aired last month.
The former Nobel pupil put on the performance of her life - getting a unanimous yes vote from all four judges, as well as one of Cowell’s winks.
“Yes that was a bit weird wasn’t it?” She said, adding: “Having someone as big as that comment on what you are doing is amazing.
“The comments were wicked. Simon is my favourite judge. Alesha was so nice. Having been on Strictly she understands dance. And David Walliams is hilarious.”
The 19-year-old said since the show she has been recognised whenever she goes out – helped no doubt by her bright red hair which she gets dyed at the Oval shops.
“It’s mental - people have been coming up to me and saying well done. It’s just weird because you are not used to having this happen to you. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity.”
Yasmin has earned her chance however, working hard on her dance routines from the age of six. She was an under-14 national disco champion, “It was wicked – sparkly outfits and loads of fake tan,” before training at The Urdang Academy in London, joining the Zoo Nation dance group, and then Four Corners at the start of the year.
She also has strong support from her family - mum Joanne, Dad Torin and brothers Tyler, 17 and Connor, 15, who are “well supportive and all loving it”.
Her future on the show is now in the hands of the judges however, who will cut down the successful auditionees from the last six weeks to 45 on Saturday night. These will then go through to the live finals.
“We’ve got to be prepared for everything,” Yasmin said. “We have got to prepare another dance routine and hope we make it.”