Belisama Irish Dance Company is a small performing group specializing in contemporary and traditional Irish dance styles and choreography. The Company is made up of 12 high-level dancers including National and Regional Irish dance champions. Our dancers and musicians have worked with several internationally known dancers, choreographers and fiddlers, including Michael Patrick Gallagher and Ronan McCormack of Riverdance; sean nós dancer Kieran Jordan; percussive dancer Nic Gareiss; modern dance choreographer Seán Curran; and fiddlers Laura Cortese and Alasdair Fraser.
The Company’s repertoire includes classic Irish dances, sets and ceilis; contemporary works that include swing/jazz, tango, and flamenco; and commissioned works choreographed by Michael Patrick Gallagher, Kieran Jordan, and Seán Curran.
For live music, we travel with at least one fiddle player and a bodhran player and vocalist, and are happy to perform with local musicians when the opportunity arises.