Ten fun facts about Rhythm of the Dance show at the Marina!

Ten fun facts about Rhythm of the Dance show at the Marina!

It’s stunning live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance.

The ever popular Rhythm of the Dance show returns to the Marina on 18th July at 7.30pm.

From the creation of Rhythm of the Dance 14 years ago – (initially the show was set up for a 3 week tour of the United States in 1998) – it has toured consistently internationally and is achieving greater critical acclaim year after year.

This wonderful show continues to evolve thanks to the constant striving for perfection by its Director/Producer, choreographer and composer to keep the show fresh and interesting so that audiences who attend performances regularly will always find some new and exciting elements within the show.

With a wonderful, gifted young cast of dancers, musicians and 3 Irish tenors, featuring live performances from the entire troupe, this is a show that has won critical acclaim across 4 continents of the world in 51 countries to over 5 million fans.

Prior to the performance at the Marina – we have combined some quirky facts about the show for you to enjoy.

1)     ROTD’s very first performance was on March 13th 1999 in Norway.

2)     Since then ROTD has performed in 58 countries on 5 continents.

3)     ROTD has sold 6 million tickets worldwide since its formation in 1999.

4)     At any one time there will 400 costumes on tour with the company and we employ a full time wardrobe mistress to mend , launder and prepare costumes for each performance.

5)     The troupe of Rhythm of the Dance go through approximately 200 pairs of dance shoes between them over a year.

6)     The ROTD troupe consume approximately 11,000 bottles of water per year.

7)     ROTD’s female dancers go through 1500 pairs of black tights every year .

8)     The average term of a dancer in ROTD is 3 years  although we have had a lot of our dancers stay over 5 years and some even 10 years .

9)     ROTD clock up an average of 80,000 air miles per year.     

10) In 2004, by invitation of the Greek Government Rhythm of the Dance performed in the breathtaking 2500 year old Acropolis, Athens to an audience of 5,000 people. 

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