The fastest feet in dance, Michael Flatley, has officially come out of retirement to launch a new turbo-charged dance show, Feet of Flames, which will be seen in the USA in October of next year. Flatley chose a quaint 14th-century castle in Germany as the venue for the launch of his new show, set to open in March near Frankfurt. In front of a few hundred journalists, … [Read more...] about Flatley’s Feet of Flames
Two accomplished Irish artists – a musician and a dancer – are trying to cross over into movies. World-renowned Irish dancer Michael Flatley is putting together a film in Barbados (nice work if you can get it), where he’s also been photographed relaxing on a ship in between shoots. Flatley, now 59 and retired from the rigors of Irish dance for a few years, is planning to not … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Flatley and McGinty Are Dancing to the Big Screen
Known to many for his dance and choreography skills after Riverdance, the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest interval performance, shot him to fame, Michael Flatley has recently released a single commemorating the heroes of the 1916 Rising. This unique and haunting piece was written and composed by Irish songwriter, Brian Flanagan, who has previously worked with Irish singers Nadine … [Read more...] about Michael Flatley releases charity single “The Rising”
Riverdance and Lord of the Dance superstar Michael Flatley received a lifetime achievement award from Irish America magazine December 3 at the 30th annual Business 100 Awards Luncheon at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. Flatley, who is also a Golden Gloves-winning boxer and world-class flutist, received the award for his contributions to Irish dance, music, and cultural … [Read more...] about Weekly Comment: Michael Flatley receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Flatley, 57, who has turned traditional Irish dancing into an international phenomenon, is retiring. It’s been his dream since he was a little boy to be on Broadway and that’s where he will be through the end of this year with his new dance show, Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games, which opened at the Lyric Theatre on November 10th to wide acclaim.
The son of Irish … [Read more...] about What Are You Like?
Michael Flatley: The Last Dance