Riverdance Romance onstage in Paris!

There have been Riverdance couples, engagements and marriages over the 10 years of the show and even audience members have proposed to their loved ones in the aisle, however October 19th 2005 saw a new development in Riverdance romance.

Sendai musician meets Riverdancers in Dublin

This October Saturo Sakamoto, a well known musician from Sendai in Japan, visited Ireland to make a TV programme about Riverdance’s impending visit to Sendai.

Thunderstorming Canada AM

The Boyne company male troupe, led by Padraic Moyles, recently performed Thunderstorm on Canada AM while the show was at the Canon Theatre in Toronto for a 2 week run.

Riverdance Rocks Ballyfermot

Sunday 21 st August saw a truly extraordinary Riverdance show take place in a Community Centre in Dublin. Dreamt up by Riverdance drummer Ray Fean and spurred on by Senior Executive Producer Julian Erskine, Riverdance cast and crew and staff gave their free time to help the Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre celebrate its 4 th year.

Miss Iowa to ‘Riverdance’ on Miss America!

On June 11th, 2005, Irish Step dancer and reigning Miss Muscatine, Kay Pauszek was crowned Miss Iowa at North Scott High School in Eldridge, IA. For her talent, Kay performed a modern Irish dance to the “Hornpipe Tipping Reel.”

St Patrick’s Day UK TV appearances

The Flying Squad made two UK TV appearances on St Patrick’s Day this year. Zara Curtis and Sean Kelliher led the troupe on ITV’s Paul O’Grady Show performing Reel Around the Sun and Heartland while Sean Kelliher, Zara Curtis & Katie Maguire rose to the challenge on CBBC’s Xchange mixing Riverdance moves with street music to great effect!