Rhythm of the Dance to perform at Lewisburg’s Carnegie Hall March 3


LEWISBURG, W.Va. – Carnegie Hall presents a matinee performance of popular Irish Dance group Rhythm of the Dance on Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m. Guests are invited to come early to Club Carnegie from 2 – 2:45 p.m. in the Board Room located adjacent to the Hamilton Auditorium. A cash bar and snacks will be available. 

Rated as the most popular Irish Dance production touring the world, Rhythm of the Dance creates a new era in Irish entertainment. This extravaganza celebrates all elements of Irish culture with champion step dancers and innovative choreography, first rate Irish musicians and singers, and storytelling that is centuries old and yet utilizes the latest in stage technology to celebrate the Emerald Isle in the 21st century. 

The dancers are among the most accomplished Irish dancers in the world.  Over the years the show has been proud to boast numerous national, international and world champion dancers. Their dedication to the art form of Irish dance is clear on-stage during production. With their graceful movement and disciplined control, it is often said that “they make it look easy”.  What is not evident is the off-stage commitment required to reach the panicle of Irish dance demanded of the rhythm of the dance dancers.  With the rigors of touring and the endless hours of rehearsals and practice, working and reworking routines the dancers of Rhythm of the Dance form lifelong friendships and get to know intricately know each other’s dance styles and timing. And it is this unique knowledge that enables the dancers and choreography team to deliver the driving rhythmic performance which has been enjoyed live by millions worldwide.

This incredible live show blends the principle forms of Irish dance Step, Set, Old Style Step, and Sean-nós, to re-invent and create a new era in Irish entertainment. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, this two-hour dance and music extravaganza takes audiences on an exhilarating and exciting, energy-packed time trip through the ages. It’s internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world making it such a success with critics and audiences worldwide. 

Tickets are $32/adults and $10/students. Discounts are available for Carnegie Hall members, senior citizens, and military. To purchase tickets, call Carnegie Hall Box Office at 304.645.7917, visit www.carnegiehallwv.org, or stop by at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg, West Virginia.  Carnegie Hall Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Carnegie Hall WV is a member-driven nonprofit organization supported by individual contributions, grants, and fundraising efforts such as TOOT and The Carnegie Hall Gala. The Hall is located at 611 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV.  For more information, please call 304.645.7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.org.


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