Spirit of the Dance

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Spirit of the Dance is at Jersey Opera House

International smash hit “Spirit of the Dance” is one of the most successful shows ever to come out of Ireland. More than thirty million people around the world have seen it and now islanders will to when it shows at Jersey Opera House from Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August.

Winner of nine Global Awards, including “Best Choreography” and “Best International Production”, this spellbinding show has smashed box office records in fifteen different countries. Theatres worldwide report record-breaking ticket sales as soon as a performance of this thrilling Irish Dance Spectacular is announced.

Irish in origin and bursting with raw energy, Spirit of the Dance is a breathtaking production featuring a spectacular blend of traditional culture that has thrilled audiences all over the world.

Powerful, show stopping Irish Dance combines with the passionate Latino rhythms of Tango, Flamenco and Red-Hot Salsa to produce a thrilling, heart-pounding production that the International Post describes as “The World’s Greatest Irish Dance Show”.

The world champion dancers of the Irish International Dance Company sound like a runaway express train and their frenzied skill and military precision send shivers down your spine. Not one Irish dance shoe steps out of line as the thunderous feet perform as one, with an excitement that leaves audiences screaming for more.

Guernsey girl Charlie Savident is playing the lead ‘Spirit’ role in the show’s jersey debut. She is delighted to be returning to the Channel Islands for the first time as a professional dancer and will be accompanied by, among others, veteran Spirit cast members Scott Gillies, who 14 years with Spirit Productions (lead Spirit male, performed twice with Michael Jackson) and Alexandra Livesey who has 11 years with the company (Spirit of Broadway, Spirit of Christmas, Christmas on Ice, Hooray for Hollywood, Dancing Queen).

Spirit of the Dance delivers a foot-stomping entertainment spectacular with dynamic lighting, dazzling costumes and stunning choreography. With thunderous applause, standing ovations and sold out crowds at every performance Spirit of the Dance is one of the greatest dance shows ever.

Spirit of the Dance is produced by David King for Spirit Productions, who is the creator of the world-renowned Man in the Mirror, the popular Rock around the Clock, Dancing Queen and Debbie Reynolds –Alive and Fabulous


Spirit of the Dance is on at Jersey Opera House from Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August at 8pm, with 2:30pm matinees on Wednesday and Saturday. Tickets are £14 to £25 (concessions £2 off) and are available online at www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk or by calling Box Office on (01534) 511 115.

For more information and to organise interviews, please contact Jersey Opera House Marketing & Sales Manager Abi Nance on (01534) 511 109 or email abigail.nance@jerseyoperahouse.co.uk

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