Australian Irish dancing touring company PACE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT is bringing all the craic of Ireland down under this Christmas with their latest tour, A Celtic Christmas!! The cast features Irish dancing legend, Sean Michael McHugh, who concluded 15 years with Lord of The Dance to become the company’s Dance Director. Sean will perform alongside world-class musicians and exceptional Irish dancers to bring Australian audiences the very best in the industry. Joining Sean will be the 2022 Senior Ladies World Champion in Irish Dance Ciara Loughran.
The show brings the heart-warming spirit of an Irish Christmas into a feel-good extravaganza filled with laughter, Christmas cheer, and the pure joy of the festive season. The show has received rave reviews in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK in 2022, and will tour across South Australia and Victoria throughout November and December 2023.
Audiences can immerse themselves in the magnificence of Christmas in Ireland as they are transported to a land where energetic music and dance embody the beating heart of the festive season! This feel-good show aims to give audiences a bit of Irish charm and features a company featuring over 15 of the world’s leading Irish Dancers and musicians, including stars of other well-known shows such as River dance and Lord of the Dance. Featuring a powerful mix of traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads and all your favourite carols, A Celtic Christmas combines incredible music with jaw-dropping dance talent in an unforgettable night of storytelling and Irish charm.
Director & Producer, Brent Pace:
In our Christmas show, we’ve curated a spectacular line-up, featuring unparalleled talents from across the globe. From world-class musicians to the most skilled Irish dancers, our stage is graced by the very best in the industry. But beyond the sheer technical brilliance, what sets this show apart is the heart-warming spirit of the Christmas season infused in every note played and every step danced.
It’s a production that embodies the essence of the holidays—a feel-good extravaganza filled with laughter, Christmas cheer, and the pure joy of the festive season. After receiving rave reviews in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK in 2022, we are absolutely thrilled to bring this enchanting experience to South Australia and Victoria this year.
Producer, Ceili Moore:
Embracing the spirit of the season, our Christmas show is a tapestry woven with the rich threads of Irish influence. With brand new music that captures the essence of our heritage and talents that echo through every note, we invite our audience to immerse themselves in a truly authentic Irish experience. It’s a celebration of our culture, our traditions, and the immense talent of our performers, making this show not just a performance but a heartfelt journey into the soul of Ireland.
Australian Irish dancing duo Ceili Moore and Brent Pace have made a name for themselves on the world stage of Irish dancing over the last few decades, winning world championships and dancing alongside the likes of greats such as Michael Flatley, Riverdance and Gaelforce.
With both of them coming from known Irish dancing families in Australia, their union has seen the creation of live entertainment company Pace Live Entertainment Group, a uniquely Australian – Irish dance touring company which brings the magic and celebration of Irish dance and culture all over the country and the world.
Choreographed and produced by multiple National Champion and star of Gaelforce Dance & Rhythms of Ireland, Brent Pace and World Champion and Lord of the Dance Lead Soloist, Ceili Moore, A Celtic Christmas is the star-studded spectacular you won’t want to miss this Christmas season.
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