The rise and rise of Parris Goebel

The Young New Zealander of the Year is tapping a bright orange nail against her cut-off jeans.

“It was pretty cool; I mean, it wasn’t all magical. I liked the people. I didn’t like dancing on camera that much. It’s a little bit boring.”

She shrugs. Next question.

Never mind that she’s just made her role in the latest instalment of the multi-million-dollar Hollywood dance movie franchise Step Up sound like it was a bit-part in a televised Christmas pageant.

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