Mulan Nguyen was working at J.R.’s in Dallas’ Cedar Springs neighborhood, the place she performs weekly, when she determined to placed on an impromptu dance efficiency on the road. It most likely goes in opposition to each storm security advice we realized about on the Weather Channel, however we are able to truthfully say we haven’t seen such an attractive combo of physique strikes and showers since that one scene in How Stella Got Her Groove Back.
Nguyen says she solely not too long ago returned to work at JRs.
The performer has a background in dance and cheering, each of which she did competitively in highschool.
“After high school I had to stop dancing and focus on doing nails for a few years then I got really sad because I wasn’t performing anymore,” she says.
About 5 years in the past, Nguyen began acting at a newcomer competitors each Thursday. “And from then with the support of my community I started performing more,” she says.
On Monday, Nguyen says she had a quick trade with Cassie Nova, the present’s director and host that impressed her Rihanna-in-the-“Umbrella”-video second.
“I was on stage performing, and I made a comment on how much it was pouring outside,” she says. “Already thinking if I should go outside. Cassie took the words out of my brain, said ‘Go perform in the rain,’ and so I did.”
As music blasted from contained in the membership, Nguyen took to the empty road, in her teeny black stage outfit, and began off the present with a facet somersault, touchdown in a puddle with an ideal facet break up. Then she crawled sensuously, kicked her legs up and danced, utilizing the rain as her backdrop and prop — spinning her hair to splash on the water.
Her good friend Erik Iglesia uploaded a video of the latter a part of her efficiency, by which Nguyen is seen receiving a number of payments within the type of suggestions. The video is now getting 1000’s of views and shares.
Luckily, Nguyen didn’t have to remain in her moist garments for lengthy.
“I finished the song outside and thank goodness it was the last number so I just dried up really fast put on a robe and we did our group closing number,” she says.