The National Dance Company of Ireland

Rhythm of the Dance

$25/household | Presented Virtually

Premiering Saturday, Mar. 13, 7p

Show Details

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The richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient, combining the traditional music with modern forms of Irish step dancing and song while showcasing a wealth of Irish talent, including World and Irish Champion dancers and some of the finest musicians and singers.

The 90-minute performance was shot during a previous European tour of Rhythm of the Dance. The performance was recorded in a six-camera shoot by Ukrainian TV at the Odessa National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in front of a live audience.

Rhythm of the Dance, previously seen at the MAC in 2015, has been touring the world for 22 years This makes it one of the longest-running Irish dance shows in the world. It has been seen by more than 7 million across 50 countries. In China it performed at the Earth Dome stage, before an audience of 50,000 and was beamed to 750 million viewers on syndicated Chinese National TV. In Moscow’s Crocus City Hall, it attracted 6,000 and in Greece, 5,000 fans at the 2,500-year-old Acropolis in Athens.

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