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All Ireland!
with Shannon Dunne and Alex Boatright
Friday, Mar. 17 at 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Ripley Center, Smithsonian
Recommended for Ages 5-10 / Grades K – 5th

All Ireland!Erin go bragh! Celebrate Paddy’s Day with dancer-musician Shannon Dunne and musician Alex Boatright in their joyful show includes old-style sean nós dancing, singing, and the sounds of traditional instruments. Experience a little taste of Ireland as you join the floor-stomping fun!

About the Artists:
Shannon Dunne is an acclaimed performer, best known for her percussive dancing, and has performed at theaters and festivals all over North America and Ireland.  Shannon is the founder/director of Camp Shenanigans, a child-driven performing arts program for children on Capitol Hill, and Shannon Dunne Dance, a multigenerational sean-nós dance group dedicated to preserving the steps and values of the dance form.

Alex Boatright is a multiple All-Ireland medalist and is one of the premier concertina and harp players in the United States. She has performed as a soloist with the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra and as a member of a number of string quartets and orchestras in the D.C. metro area. Alex is committed to making traditional Irish music accessible to students of all levels as a sought after teacher on the East Coast.  

Resources for Educators:
Standards of Learning