Montreal dancer and influencer popular on TikTok, Angie Augustin, aka Citron Rose, has been hired by Ubisoft to create and perform the choreography included in the 2023 version of the popular franchise. Just dance.
According to the global video game giant, this is the first time in its history that a Canadian artist has been given carte blanche to create choreography from A to Z.
Quebec dancer Enola Bedard appeared Just Dance 2022But she was not the one who imagined the dance steps.
As for Citron Rose, Ubisoft filmed its performance on the roof of its Montreal office. Just dance Spectacular view of Mount Royal. A landscape from here has never been used before in a game, the latest version of which has been available since Wednesday.
“I am proud to be associated with Ubisoft. Professionally speaking, it is beneficial,” said the person who has more than 650,000 subscribers on TikTok.
Quebec’s presence is not limited to Citron Rose. Producer Apashe presented two songs gloryA collaboration with Montreal rapper Wasiu.
In the hardest section
A dancer and afro dance teacher for four years, Angie Augustine became known to Ubisoft when she created two promotional videos for Sarammi. Just Dance 2022.
Fascinated by his work, the team Just dance He was given the original choreography to choose between eight songs.
Angie chose Augustine a womanBy Doja Cat, a title that spoke to him the most as his favorite dance style has the foundations of Afro.
She quickly discovered that creating for a show and creating for a video game were two very different experiences.
“The person playing should be able to reproduce your movements. »
Difficulty level? Again, nothing was imposed on him. “I won’t let myself go. My choreography is in the hardest category,” she laughs.
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And the humor?
Under the name Citron Rose, Angie Augustine became a social media star during the pandemic as a content creator. Since 2021, her number of subscribers has increased fivefold on TikTok, where she promotes her sense of humor.
She admits that going on stage as a comedian is “in the back of her mind,” but she’s not yet ready to face an audience.
“If people don’t agree, it’s stressful. Plus, you have to think about what to say first, but I’m spontaneous. What goes through my head comes out. »
“But, she concluded, there’s a first time for everything in life. So, maybe, maybe …”