CCÉ Spotlight on the Arts
Old Town Hall Dance Series
Dance Ireland Dance! - April 26, 2009 // 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Dancing from Ireland featuring the Bog Wanderers Ceili Band. The Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance will perform a program of Irish Step-Dancing followed by instruction in “Beginning Step-Dancing”, with audience participation, by instructor Sean Culkin.
Dancers from Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann will perform traditional Irish country dancing (Ceili and Set Dancing) led by instructor Marilyn Moore. Following the performance, Ms. Moore will teach introduction to Irish Country dancing with audience participation. Shannon Dunne will give a demonstration of Irish “Sean-nos” dancing.
Séan-nos dancing is a battering style step dance, done close to the floor, with loose upper body, improvised to traditional Irish music. Ms. Dunne will give instruction in beginning Sean-nos dancing.
Shepard's Pie from the Auld Shebeen Pub will be served - bring a pot luck dish to share if you're so inclined (but not required!).
This production is sponsored by Spotlight on the Arts. Free Admission.
Old Town Hall,
3999 University Drive,
Fairfax VA 22030