Imagine the Dancing, Imagine the Music, IMAGINE IRELAND! May 21, 2016 at 7:30pm

Imagine the dancing…Imagine the music…Imagine the songs…Imagine Ireland! 

World Premiere of Imagine Ireland the Show 
Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:30pm 
The Spring Lake Community House 

Our Box Office is open from 12-3pm Monday through Saturday. Call us at 732-449-4530 or visit in person at 300 Madison Avenue, Spring Lake NJ to purchase your tickets.

This show is a cultural celebration of Irish traditions through Dance, Music & song created, choreographed and featuring Irish Dance Master Andrew Vickers. Since the age of 15, this young man from Galway, Ireland has been entertaining audiences from Dublin to Dubai, Canada to China, throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the USA. With his experience choreographing and leading these critically acclaimed shows and having gained a Master’s Degree in Traditional Dance performance from the University of Limerick, Vickers has now set out to create his very own production. Joined by a cast of award-winning dancers and musicians from Broadway shows such as Riverdance, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance and bands Frankie Gavin & DeDannan, LUNASA, Teada and more, Imagine Ireland takes you on a journey through its rich cultural traditions. Energetic and mesmerizing dance performances and choreography accompanied by virtuosic toe-tapping Irish music and song all set against a backdrop of Irish and Celtic imagery will have you imagining the homeland! Come Imagine with us. Imagine Ireland.

Meet the creator, choreographer, and star…

unspecified-1Andrew Vickers (30) from Galway, Ireland began dancing competitively at the age of 9 in London . During his competitive career he gained the titles of Great Britain Champion, Connacht Champion placed 3rd at the All Ireland Championships and 4th at the World Championships. At the age of 14 Andrew was offered a position with RIVERDANCE as part of their flying squad. After a number of rehearsals with them he was headhunted by one of Ireland’s leading Irish Music & Dance production companies and began performing internationally as principal dancer for their shows Spirit of Ireland, To Dance on the Moon, Dance of Desire and Magic of The Dance. Along with some of these shows Vickers is credited with choreography for Canadian based productions The Magic of Ireland and The Echoes of Ireland, the latter, a stage show written by Limerick brothers Frank McCourt and Malachy McCourt. He has been invited to perform by various music groups and orchestras including Frankie Gavin and De Dannan, The Dubai Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of Ireland at such prestigious venues as The Irish National Concert Hall, Alte Opera Frankfurt, Konzerthaus Berlin among others. He has been invited to perform at the Berlin film festival for audiences including Liam Neeson, Leonardo DeCaprio, Mikhail Gorbachev, Christopher Lee and other dignitaries. Since graduating from The University of Limerick with a MA in Traditional Dance Performance Andrew has gone on to work with Dance Theatre of Ireland and their collaboration with Soul Steps (NYC) entitled Every Little Step…The Rhythm of Hope. This show premiered at The Joyce SoHo NYC in 201. Most recently since moving to the USA Andrew has been invited to teach, Choreograph and appear as featured artist for The Trinity Irish Dance Company (Chicago) alongside artistic director Mark Howard. He and his wife Erin Hayes are now working on a number of new projects including their new Irish Dance & Culture organization Club Rince – The Irish Dance Club.

Click here for more cast information – new additions every day! 

Our Box Office is open from 12-3pm Monday through Saturday. Call us at 732-449-4530 or visit in person at 300 Madison Avenue, Spring Lake NJ to purchase your tickets.
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