Magazine article Dance Spirit

Flash Dance

Magazine article Dance Spirit

Flash Dance

Article excerpt

The scoop on flash mobs

Imagine this! You're in a public space-say, a train station or city parkminding your own business. All of a sudden, someone starts dancing. Then a few more people join in, and then even more, until you're smack in the middle of a choreographed routine with hundreds of dancers.

Sound like something out of a move musical? Not anymore. The flash mob phenomenon is happening more and more often all over the world. Here's the scoop on four of DS' faves. Go online to check them out!

WHAT: The commute at Centraal Station in Antwerp, Belgium, is spiced up when people begin dancing to "Do-Re-Mi" from The Sound of Musk to promote a reality TV show.

WHEN: March 23, 2009

WHO'S DANCING: 200 "commuters," from children to businessmen to backpackers

FUN FACT: The original video has more than 1 1 million views on YouTube!

WHAT: Music company Wolfgang's Vault celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival with a dance in San Francisco's Union Square. …

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