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DUBLIN IRISH DANCE

Ireland's Premiere Music &  Dance Production

Through favorite Irish melodies, traditional steps and Celtic instrumentals, Dublin Irish Dance’s production of “Stepping Out” tells a story of the Irish Immigration to America after the Great Famine of the mid-1800’s. Greeted by diverse cultures and rich traditions from around the globe, the new Irish emigrants congregate in dance gatherings where ancient Irish melodies fuse with African rhythms, creating American tap dance and early roots music. Stepping Out celebrates the incredible evolution of Irish traditional dance and music, showcasing the new pioneers who will define the new standard of Traditional Irish music and dance.

 

ABOUT DUBLIN IRISH DANCE

"Stepping Out: Coming to America"

A story of Love & Loss, Trepidation and Triumph. Dublin Irish Dance tells the story, through Irish music, song, dance, of the immigrant Irish as they left their homes in Ireland for the shores of America.


On New Years day 1892, 17 year old Irish colleen Annie Moore was the first foreigner to pass through Ellis Island. Today the U.S. census states than more than 40 million people claim to be of Irish decent. With moving themes of immigration, love, loss and triumph over adversity, in good times and bad, Ireland’s traditions of music, song and dance have been the sound track to the life of millions of people.


From the beat of the breaking heart embodied in poignant songs of love and loss to the pulsating beat of the invigorating Irish dancers reflecting their triumph over adversity, ‘Dublin Irish Dance’ tells the story of the Irish who traveled to America in search of a new life.


The performance comprises a blend of classic contemporary tunes with traditional Irish rhythms alongside stirring & emotive vocal tracks.


Experience the dazzling dance performances, the incredible emotion of the pure celtic voice and the sensational multi instrumentalists on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes, accordion, banjo, mandolin, whistle, bodhrán, guitar, piano, drums & bass.


Featuring word champion dancers, all Ireland champion instrumentalists, principal performers from Riverdance together with sensational performers from Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman. Dublin Irish Dance is a captivating portrayal of the Irish and its culture that will leave you with heartfelt tears and dancing in the aisles...and wanting to book the next flight to Ireland!


Dublin Irish Dance is like no other show in its genre. Complete with pulsating and stirring Irish music together with original choreography this exciting production steeped in Ireland’s cultural traditions is infused with worldly influences and vast experience and is undoubtedly unique in its imaginative design.

 

DUBLIN IRISH DANCE PROMO

 
 

THE TEAM

CIARÁN CONNOLLY

Principal Choreographer & Movement Director

ALAN SCARIFF

Principal Choreographer & Movement Director

 

PROGRAM

ACT 1


DAWNING OF THE DAY

The signature sounds, rhythms and dance traditions of a nation are introduced as are this story’s main protagonists; Ciara & Aidan.


AN EMIGRANTS TALE

The story of immigration is part of Ireland’s fabric. With thoughts of travel on Ciara’s mind, this song tells but one of the many stories of those who left Ireland in search of a better life.


LE CHÉILE

Le Chéile is the gaelic term for ‘Together’. Here Ciara & Aidan join together with their young friends in an uplifting dance.


ALWAYS THERE

A song about Ciara’s love for Aidan.


LOVERS DANCE

With thoughts of Ciara’s leaving on their minds, the two young lovers join together in a dance of affection.


SET YOU FREE

Aidan realizes that their deep love should not stop Ciara from following her dreams of going to America.


HEARTLAND

A moment where Ciara looks to all those who she will leave behind and although they are happy she feels torn by two worlds. She makes the ultimate decision to leave Ireland behind.


IF I PROVE FALSE TO THEE

With thoughts of being oceans apart, Ciara & Aidan question whether their relationship will withstand the significant tests ahead.


’TIL WE MEET AGAIN

As Ciara has decided to follow her dreams, this becomes the last dance between friends before her departure.


THE PARTING GLASS

Ciara bids farewell to her country and her lover before setting off for America.

ACT 2


SHORES OF AMERIKAY

Having departed her beloved Erin, Ciara travels to America in search of a new world.


CARRICKFERGUS

A beautiful song about someone missing their home in Carrickfergus.


A NEW WORLD

Those who had emigrated from Ireland to America long before Ciara’s arrival, gather to welcome her. One particular male (Sean) takes a keen interest in the new girl about town!


AN IRISH LULLABY

Despite Ciara’s warm welcome in America she cannot hide the anguish she feels being away from her homeland.


IRISH LOVE

While Ciara is enjoying the company of her new friends, her thoughts of being reunited with Aidan one day are foremost on her mind.


LONESOME ROAD

No matter how good life is on the other-side, thoughts of home are never far away.


BETWEEN WORLDS

Upon his arrival in the USA, Aidan realizes he may have to compete for Ciara’s attention. Aidan & Sean attempt to woo Ciara by demonstrating their prowess on the dance floor.


YOU’RE THE ONE

There is clearly only one person for Ciara in the end.


TAKING A STAND

Aidan & Sean decide to settle the score for once and for all.


LOVERS EMBRACE

The two young lovers unite in a show of strength and unity.


STEPPING OUT

The couple step out with their friends and join together in a celebration of their newfound happiness.

 

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CONTACT

Ceoil Productions Ireland Ltd.

120 Palmerstown Drive
Palmerstown,
Dublin, 20
Ireland

(+353) 87 923 4611