13-Year-Old Performs Viral Hip-Hop Ballet Routine

13-Year-Old Performs Viral Hip-Hop Ballet Routine

Check out this 13-year-old perform a wonderful hip-hop and ballet dance routine that went viral online.

The teenage dancer in the video is Annika Verplancke, and she is performing in the Youth America Grand Prix European semi-final in Paris, France. The dance is called ‘Versus' and was choreographed by Magali Berael and Fundi Omari to the song ‘Heart Cry.’

In the video, Annika is mixing her ballet and hip-hop training and showcasing them both off in this unique dance. For her costume, half of it is black and half of it is pink with her wearing just one pointe shoe. And all the turns and jumps that she does around the stage are so impressive!

“Stellar choreography, I mean wow. And it must have been so difficult to get used to dancing with just one pointe shoe on,” comments one person on YouTube after watching the video.

“This is honestly one of the best dances I have ever seen. I can't stop watching it! It's so amazing how smooth everything works together,” writes another person online.

Annika is very talented and it is clear to see how dedicated she is to her craft. She has worked hard to improve her dance skills, learn this choreography, and make it look so effortless as she dances across the stage. And it is a beautiful thing to watch her dance!

She also has so much joy when she dances, and it is wonderful to see how much she enjoys it! This unique dance of hers that mixes two totally different dance styles is sure to make you smile, just like Annika is smiling while she is on stage.

Psalm 30:11-12
11 You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, 12 that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. LORD my God, I will praise you forever.

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