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International competition success for Thetford’s Urban Street Dance Crew

Members of Urban Street Dance Crew. Picture: Shirley Conroy

Members of Urban Street Dance Crew. Picture: Shirley Conroy

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A Thetford dance group are celebrating after one of its members won an international dancing competition.

Isaac Pinto, 12, was crowned winner in his solo for the under-14 category at the UDO World Street Dance Championships. Picture: Shirley ConroyIsaac Pinto, 12, was crowned winner in his solo for the under-14 category at the UDO World Street Dance Championships. Picture: Shirley Conroy

Three teams from Urban Street Dance Crew competed in the UDO World Street Dance Championships, held in Glasgow, in addition to a number of solo dancers. Isaac Pinto, 12, was crowned winner in his solo for the under-14 category.

Tori Conroy,11, reached the semi-finals of in the under-12 category and duo Jessica Spiller,19, and Bri Mcgahee,18, also reached the smei-finals.

The under-10 team RASKOOLZ performed in the finals and placed 11th of 28 teams.

The competition attracts competitors from around the world and this was the fifth time of qualifying for the dance group.

Lorraine Brand, a parent supporter of the dance group, said: “We are very proud of each and every dancer who attended the event. Hard work certainly pays off.”

Urban Street Dance Crew is run by Shirley Conroy and is held in the arts centre next to The Bishop’s Primary School.

More information can be found at Urban Street Dance Crew on Facebook.

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