Kevin Clifton: Part 2. Born Entertainer
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I am joined by an English professional dancer who was a choreographer on the BBC TV series Strictly Come Dancing, a principal dancer of the Burn The Floor Dance Company, a star performer in the 2019 West End production of Rock of Ages - Kevin Clifton (@keviclifton)!

This is part 2 of the two-part series: Kevin Clifton. Born Entertainer. You can catch part 1 here:

Kevin Clifton: Part 1. Born Entertainer

You can find Kevin at the following socials:

Instagram: @keviclifton

Twitter: @keviclifton



In our wide-ranging conversation, we discuss; 

  • Kevin's plans;
  • Feeling worthless and being alright;
  • Mistakes and challenges; 

And so, SO much more!

Resources mentioned in this episode: 


Burn the Floor


Susanna Reid & Kevin dance the Paso Doble to 'Los Toreadors' - Strictly Come Dancing: 2013 - BBC One


Stacey Dooley & Kevin Clifton Jive to 'Happy'



Key Points:


Getting to know yourself and self-awareness (2:03)

Feeling worthless and being alright (4:18)

Kevin’s training, diet, and the pressure to be seen in a certain way all the time (8:46)

The end goal (13:38)

Talking about weakness, vulnerability, and ego (15:13)

Steps and counting (19:21)

His mIndset tools (21:30)

What if you’re not feeling it? (25:58)

Being overwhelmed (29:17)

The jive and stamina (32:28)

Kevin’s best costume in BBC Strictly Come Dancing (35:34)

His regrets leaving the show (39:17)

Going to Broadway and some of Kevin’s highlights (40:13)

Pure focus training (43:54)

Talking about Kevin’s partners (46:16)

Future plans (50:03)



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