Drawing on Irish mythology, Spirit of the Dance is a global stage phenomenon that has smashed box-office records in more than 20 countries, and been seen by more than 30 million people.
Now it has come to Dubai, with a fresh twist – the shows at Global Village mark the first time the Spirit of the Dance has been staged in an informal, outdoor setting. It will be performed three times each evening until January 29.
Lead dancer Joseph Miller, who has been with the show since his career began in 1998, says he was unsure how people would react to the show, given the unusual setting.
“Normally we perform the show indoors in a theatre, where people are seated and they pay to see the show specifically, whereas here our audience are passers-by,” he says.
While the full show runs for two…