Riverance is a theatrical show consisting of traditional Irish step dancing, notable for its rapid leg movements while body and arms are kept largely stationary.

Trivia about riverdance

  • Currently, this show is performed by 3 troupes; the Liffey & Lagan Companies on tour & the Shannon Company on B'way
  • According to the Times, this show is "Ireland's answer to the Rockettes"
  • International troupe seen here in a performance at Radio City Music Hall
  • Michael Flatley choreographed, but did not appear in, this musical celebration of Irish culture when it premiered in 2000
  • This show that was just 7 minutes long when it debuted in 1994 has inspired many to take up Irish step-dancing