Velocity Irish Dance: A Lively Twist on Irish Dance
Sunday, April 3, 7 p.m.
If you like tradition along with modern theatricality, Velocity Irish Dance delivers a captivating blend of past and present Celtic culture. This high-octane production displays the next generation in Irish tap. Honoring past traditions while transporting them feet-first into the 21st century, Velocity Irish Dance redefines the concept of Irish dance. It’s expressive, free spirited, and edgy, driven by passion and pride.
Velocity Irish Dance is led by five-time World Champion Irish dancer, David Geaney and Guinness World record holder, Tyler Schwartz. Created by Geaney and James Devine, another World Record holder for the fastest feet in the world, this family-friendly production comes together in an intimate jam session of impossible scuffles and shuffles. Leading female dancer, AnneMarie Keaney, has achieved top rankings in all the major international competitions. She’s also won numerous All Ireland and World medals. These amazing dancers are backed by a crew of dynamic musicians including one old school scratch DJ.
The New York Times states: “An energetic intimate history lesson, more than a sequined spectacular, Velocity Irish Dance is a multimedia show for all ages, earnestly tracing the evolution of Irish dance while toying with tradition.”
Velocity Irish Dance delivers on the promise of its name, staging a riveting, fast-paced celebration of the past, present and future of Irish dance. You and the hoofers in your life do not want to miss this show.
Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation
15498 Espola Rd. Poway, CA 92064