FLAVIA CACACE

Biography: Flavia was born in Italy but her family moved to the UK when she was just four, and joined her local ballroom dancing class when she was six years old. Flavia has been dancing with Vincent since 1994, and although they specialise in the Ten Dance championships, they are also Argentine Tango specialists, and made their first appearance on Strictly Come Dancing performing a demonstration of the Argentine Tango, and helped choreograph a group dance for series three, before competing for the first time in series four and continued competing in the main series until series 10 when she achieved her best result, winning the series with gymnast Louis Smith.
Speciality: Ten dance/Argentine Tango
Height: 5' 2"
Professional Partner: Vincent Simone
Achievements:
  • UK Professional Ten Dance Champions 2002-2006
  • UK Professional Showdance Champions 2003-2006
  • Negracha club UK Argentine Tango Champions, 2006
  • IDO World Argentine Tango Finalists, 2005/2006 (3rd place overall - winners, Show Tango section)
  • UK Ballroom Champions; World and European Ten Dance and Showdance finalists 2002 – 2006
  • Official Website: http://vincentandflavia.com/
      Follow Flavia on twitter @FlaviaCacace

    strictly come dancing history

    Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
    4 Jimmy Tarbuck 1 12th* Waltz
    5 Matt Di Angelo Final 2nd American Smooth; Salsa; Show dance
    6 Phil Daniels 1 = 15th Waltz
    7 Craig Kelly 8 9th Cha cha cha
    8 Jimi Mistry 6 10th Quickstep
    9 Russell Grant 8 8th Jive
    10 Louis Smith Final Winner Salsa; Show dance; Charleston

    * celebrity partner retired from competition

    Christmas Specials

    Flavia competed in three Christmas Specials, dancing with Matt Di Angelo in 2007, with Gethin Jones in 2009 and with Rufus Hound in 2013.