The National Dance Company of Ireland to perform a dance and music extravaganza “Rhythm of the Dance”



DREXEL HILL, PA: March 1, 2018 – The public is invited to kick off the St. Patrick’s Day weekend on March 16 at 7:30 pm at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center with the dance and music extravaganza “Rhythm of the Dance” performed by The National Dance Company of Ireland. The epic touring show includes a cast of twenty-two step dancers, live musicians, and the popular singing group The Celtic Tenors. The 2018 tour features new choreography, costumes, music, and fresh multi-media.

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill. Tickets are $35-$45 and UDPAC members save $2 off each ticket. To purchase tickets and for more information, audience members may visit or call the box office at 610.622.1189. The performance is ideal for ages 12 and up. Parking is free.

Internationally rated as one of the three most popular and successful Irish dance shows on tour (with Riverdance and Lord of the Dance) “Rhythm of the Dance” provides an experience that celebrates the proud and glorious Irish heritage and culture.

The epic performance “Rhythm of the Dance” heralds in a new era in Irish entertainment that celebrates both the rich history of Ireland as well as the art of Irish dance, from the disciplined tradition of the Celtic Step, to the sensual ancient dance style. 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.

The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and Upper Darby Summer Stage are jointly sponsored by the Upper Darby School District Board of School Directors and Upper Darby Township Mayor and Council through the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.




Contact: Lauren Stevenson Yacina | | 610.506.1355

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