Celtic dance troupe steps into Franklin

art dancinThe National Dance Company of Ireland’s “Rhythm of the Dance” hits the stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.


This two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The epic show relives the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. 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 presents a thousand year-old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. 

“Rhythm of the Dance” has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. The production aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. 

Tickets are $20 and $25 per person.

www.greatmountainmusic.com or 866.273.4615.

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