A thrilling Irish dance show is set to get feet tapping in Auckland, when Irish Celtic makes its debut in August.
Direct from a highly successful tour of France and Germany, Irish Celtic features the finest performers from the top Irish dance companies, who show their incredible talent and their infectious love for dance in a thrilling evening of high energy dance and explosive rhythms.
Set in a traditional pub in southern Ireland, Irish Celtic brings the warmth and conviviality for which Ireland is famed, onto the theatre stage. The audience is welcomed by genial landlord and owner Paddy to share an unforgettable night of music, storytelling and dance.
The five-piece on-stage band get the evening going with infectious rhythms and passionate music, including romantic theme tunes from Braveheart and Last of the Mohicans, while the 12 exceptional dancers recreate scenes from throughout Celtic history; from the days of the Druids, the great migrations, to the voyage of the Titanic, through spectacular choreography, scorching tap dancing and nail-biting precision.
At the heart of Irish Celtic is the love of dance which has permeated Irish culture through the centuries, and through dance the story of Ireland’s history is vividly illustrated - and where better to appreciate it than in an Irish pub with traditional musicians, swirling skirts and flagon-loads of friendliness.
So come on down to the Irish Celtic Pub, meet the people of Ireland, and discover the songs, legends, traditions and dances of a culture whose heritage is as rich as it is old.