Rhythm of the Dance

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day early with this two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. Rhythm of the Dance aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. The show features an authentic live Irish band, three tenors & some 22 dancers. Be sure to experience Rhythm of the Dance. 4.5 million fans can't be wrong!!

Anticipating the National Dance Company of Ireland’s first American Public Television show, Rhythm of the Dance has embarked on a 2013/2014 tour of the United States, showcasing their incredible musical and rhythmical talents. Already their tour has received wide critical and popular acclaim, selling out venues from the West to East coast in anticipation of their PBS special. Starting in 2014, Rhythm of the Dance will begin incorporating multimedia to enhance their already enthralling show. From the Celtic Step to the rare Sean-Nós dance, a tradition stemming from the ancient island of Innishbofin outside of Galway, Rhythm of the Dance is as real as it gets.
The National Dance Company of Ireland strive to represent the true Celtic tradition and modern Irish character, employing dancers who have trained extensively in the Irish step dancing tradition since they were children. Not only are their dancers authentic, but Rhythm of the Dance stresses musical authenticity as well, incorporating a variety of traditional Irish instruments, such as the Celtic Bouzouki, the Cittern, tea whistle, and Pennywhistle flutes. The step dancing company has taken over the world, performing in 59 different countries for a total of 4.8 million people.