SHANNON DUNNE DANCE on CLAREFM

Interview with Shannon and performance of the 12-15 Ladies Full Set (Clare Plain Set) danced at the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil na h'Eireann, Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland

Interview/performance with Andrew Caden (Bethesda), winner of the U18 All Ireland Fiddle Competition at the start

Interview with Shannon and dancing starts at 10:42

 

THE INIS OIRR HALF SET

Traditional set, performed by members of the youth program at the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland. 

Though the set did not place, the committee decided to honor them for their performance, as well as being the youngest set in the competition and the first half set to ever compete from America at the All-Ireland. 

HALF DOOR/BARREL EXHIBITION

Traditional sean-nos demonstration, performed by visiting sean-nos dancer Brian o'hAirt at the CCE Convention in 2013.  The Silver Spring Sean-nos Competition/Exhibition is now in it's 6th year, and features all ages and abilities of dancers from the region  in this type of setting.  

 

IF/THEN

Choreography using traditional steps, performed by members of the adult company at the 2015 Velocity Dance Festival at Sidney Harman Hall, Shakespeare Theater, DC.  This piece was chosen from a pool of 120 applicants, for 2 dozen performance slots. 

THE CONNEMARA SET

A traditional set, performed by multi-generational members of SDD at the Jack Guidone Theater, 2014 as part of Shannon Dunne Dance's Annual Show.