Bermudian Appears On ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

December 1, 2014

Bermudian entertainer Devaune Ratteray performed in the opening number of BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ on Saturday night [Nov 29] alongside fellow members of dance company BollyFlex.

Strictly Come Dancing is the UK version of Dancing With The Stars, with the series pairing celebrities with professional dance partners, attracting millions of viewers each episode.

Screenshot from the BBC:

Strictly Come Dancing - Devaune

The night’s theme was ‘Around the World’ which featured celebrity contestants competing in dances from countries over the globe. The opening number was Bollywood inspired, and the first time ever Bollywood has been featured on the programme.

“Everyone at BBC were so friendly, it was really fun meeting the Strictly dancers and the celebrities,” Mr Ratteray said. “The energy in the room was incredible! I had to wait to watch the video of the performance back, because iIdon’t remember actually performing. That’s how much of a rush it was.”

Video of the opening dance number with Mr Ratteray and the BollyFlex dance company

The young Bermudian entertainer has another big appearance scheduled with the BollyFlex dance company, with the group set to appear at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, which will be held in Oslo, Norway next week.

The concert, which will be hosted by Queen Latifah, is a musical celebration honouring the year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureates, and is broadcast to a global audience of 100 countries.

A multifaceted entertainer, Mr Ratteray is also a talented singer, and he is back in the studio with London music label Downtown Artists, recording new material for an upcoming EP, with his latest single ‘Shot Down’ now available here on iTunes.

Audio of Devaune Ratteray’s latest single ‘Shot Down’

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  1. Audrey says:

    Big Things!!! Congrats Devaune keep doing what you love hun!

  2. Interesting says:

    Awesome. Great job Devaune Rattery :)

  3. Global says:

    We love you D!

  4. Ruby Smith says:

    I am so proud of you. Stay focus.

  5. channing says:

    The one and only Devaune Ratteray keep working hard baby love your passion.