Nearly six million people have watched this — surely you’re among them:
Up and Over It! Odd name for a dance company (would it be suitable for a synth pop band?). Suzanne Cleary and Peter Harding, veterans of Irish step-dancing megaproductions.
Acclaimed Irish Dancers Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding blow the brains out of the Irish Dance show genre in a multi-media extravaganza. This brand new show liberates Irish Dance from its velvet-clad, tin-whistle-blowing, diddly-idleness and drags it kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. Inspired by hip-hop theatre, contemporary dance and electro-pop, Cleary and Harding present their alternative take on the Irish dance show format, asking what’s next for the 90s phenomenon we all loved or loathed?
Have you looked? A sampler of their work:
Story telling by artists, but in media underused and underappreciated, probably because of the difficulties to work in them:
Most of the time, it’s just good fun to watch. Isn’t that meaning enough these days?
(Sheesh! Riverdance was ’90s? High school kids today won’t remember it.)