Little girl steals the show with her spunky Aretha Franklin dance performance

This little girl deserves much more than just our respect. She deserves her own television program after this sassy performance.

You won’t often meet a six-year-old with as much spunk as Johanna Colon. The little girl has clearly found her calling in dance as she channels her inner Aretha Franklin and moves the crowd to their feet with her epic performance of Franklin’s 1967 hit Respect.

What starts out as your typical dance recital in North Carolina, USA turns into so much more the moment Johanna struts out on stage.

While Johanna and her two dancing partners all look equally adorable in their pink and black polka-dot skirts and tap shoes, all eyes are on Johanna from the start.

Johanna, who has been taking dance lessons since she was two years old, received a much-deserved standing ovation from the sold-out crowd of more than 400 people.

Fortunately for us, her parents filmed the entire thing and posted it on YouTube, wehere this rtiny dancer is proving quite the star. Respect.


Johanna’s mum, Elissa Colon, says that when Johanna first heard the Aretha Franklin classic, it immediately became her favourite song. Elissa also explains that Johanna, who wants to be a famous dancer one day, practised her routine for weeks before taking the stage.

With her fierce moves and her fabulous stage presence, we’re predicting big things for this saucy sweetheart.

(via Huffington Post)

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