Posts Tagged ‘Irish Dancer’

Dancing to a Degree

Jean Butler Goes Back to School. ℘℘℘ Jean Butler, the tall red-haired Irish-American from Long Island, New York who starred with Michael Flatley in the original Riverdance, plans to dance again. In the meantime, she is pursuing a master’s degree in dance at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Butler, who now lives in Ireland andRead more..

Michael Flatley Goes
One More Round

Michael Flatley was eleven and living in Chicago when he first saw Irish step dancing. He knew immediately it was to become his passion. “I was impressed with the sheer masculinity of the dance,” he recalls, speaking to Irish America after his opening Feet of Flames 2001 national tour performance in Miami. Flatley, who leapedRead more..