Flamingo Shuffle

The Flamingo Shuffle is World Famous Dance created and choreographed by Mr. Proudfoot.

In it, dancers mimic flamingoes. It is so effective that if done in areas that flamingoes inhabit, they might well come and join in. There was a famous incident in 2017 when a live performance at the school was unwisely held during the annual flamingo migration, and over one million birds descended on Swedhump Elementary. The show had to be cancelled and the schools was closed for a week as special cleaners needed to come in to get rid of all the droppings. Can you imagine, a million flamingo poos.

In the summer break of 2018, Mr. Proudfoot toured the country with a professional dance troupe in a flamingo-shaped bus. The bus was actually sponsored by The Aqualine Corporation (as marketing for their flamingo floaties). Several photo-shoots were done to advertise the tour, featuring Mr. Proudfoot and his troupe all on their own floaties in a pink swimming pool.

Because of the length of the flamingo-bus’ neck, they had problems with bridges and overpasses, so they often had to take a more complex route than otherwise would be possible. But apart from that, the tour was a huge success and a film of them doing the Flamingo Shuffle went viral online. In fact, it went so viral that it actually broke part of the internet, so it had to be taken down.

Towards the end of the tour, a small flock of actual flamingos started following the bus. The flock grew with each passing day. When Mrs. Rosebank heard about this, she was really worried about a repeat of 2017 (see above, when over one million birds descended on Swedhump Elementary). The flamingo bus was driven to a hangar for storage, and Mr. Proudfoot and his troupe had to finish to tour on bicycles. Flamingo-shaped bicycles, but bicycles nonetheless.

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