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2022-11-25 04:26:35

A Montreal dancer who has gained fame on TikTok is about to carry her infectious vitality to dwelling rooms throughout the nation.

Angie Augustin, or Citron Rose as she’s identified on-line, has simply develop into a giant a part of Ubisoft’s wildly profitable Simply Dance online game franchise.

She seems in Simply Dance 2023, dancing a routine she choreographed herself.

“I really feel like I’ll not directly share some nice moments with those who I don’t know as a result of it’s a recreation that you just play with individuals that you just love,” she informed World Information in an interview.

If there’s a gamer in your home, there’s likelihood you’ve heard of Simply Dance. The franchise has bought tens of tens of millions of copies worldwide. The participant who does the very best job precisely mimicking the dance strikes of the dancer on the display is the winner.

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“I used to play with my brother and sister every time there was a birthday celebration on the home or the vacations,” Augustin recalled with a smile. “We might attempt to get my mother to play.”

Augustin was working within the administration division of a Montreal hospital up till final yr. When she began gaining fame on TikTok for her exuberant dance strikes and her humour, she stop her job to concentrate on content material creation and dancing.

“I took a danger,” she mentioned. “My mother was not comfortable about it, however now she is.”

Her rising recognition bought her on stage with outstanding Quebec rapper Sarahmée and began getting her endorsement offers.

One of many merchandise she promoted was final yr’s Simply Dance recreation.

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A yr later, boasting over 650,000 followers and 23 million likes, Ubisoft requested her to create and carry out a dance for the sport with Montreal because the backdrop.

“I’m the primary native artist to truly create a choreography for the sport,” Augustin mentioned. “I really feel increasingly more proud. There aren’t any phrases for it.”

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Whereas dancing in your lounge to Doja Cat’s hit “Lady,” she’s thrilled to have the ability to shine a light-weight on the afro dance fashion she loves a lot and her personal Haitian heritage.

“The truth that I’m a Haitian girl, I really feel like I’m representing the variety of Montreal. I really feel proud that like everybody in Canada will share that second,” she mentioned.

I hope that I can perhaps encourage some individuals to truly simply leap into what they’ve all the time needed to do, however by no means took the chance as a result of they had been afraid.”

The sport is offered now and her degree is a part of each copy in Canada.

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