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Jig, the Story of Irish Dance - CLOSED

Powerscourt Theatre, Clarendon Street, | Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 611 1060
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Don't just watch Irish dancing, give it a try!

Jig offers a show called, "Hop" in which you see a short film on folks impressions and knowledge of... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2014
Shellfont
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Northampton, Massachusetts
amazing show

A great way to finish some fantastic days in Dublin. It lasts one hour and you can feel up close... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2014
AnaMaria7401
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Suceava County, Romania
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Jig is a spectacular, high energy Irish Dance Show that showcases the best of traditional and contemporary Irish Dance. Jig introduces the audiences to the history of Irish dance and the many different steps, styles and dances that our part of our rich dance heritage. This live, multi-media show runs throughout the year in Powerscourt Theatre just minutes from Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin City and is a must see for anyone who has an interest in an authentic culture experience. Our world class professional dancers are guaranteed to impress. Suitable for all ages. Hop Up is our INTERACTIVE show for all those that want to Hop Up , learn to dance and have some fun. This Irish Dance experience opens with an impressive performance by our world class dancers who then invite the audience to take to the floor and learn some Irish Dancing. Fantastic entertainment for families, friends and corporate events. Suitable for all ages. Hop Up runs throughout the year in the Powerscourt Theatre just minutes from Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin City. All tickets include entry to the Irish Dance Museum which houses a collection of dresses, photos and other dance memorabilia.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 3, 2014
“Don't just watch Irish dancing, give it a try!”
Oct 21, 2014
“amazing show”
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Powerscourt Theatre, Clarendon Street, | Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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+353 1 611 1060
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Reviewed December 3, 2014

Jig offers a show called, "Hop" in which you see a short film on folks impressions and knowledge of Irish dancing, you see a short demo by a few dancers, and then you give it a go yourself! The instructors were excellent, and it was...More

2  Thank Shellfont
Reviewed October 21, 2014

A great way to finish some fantastic days in Dublin. It lasts one hour and you can feel up close how talented and dedicated the 4 dancers are. Very informative about the history of Irish dance, about how it developed and changed through the years,...More

1  Thank AnaMaria7401
Reviewed September 18, 2014

The evening show is both entertaining and enlightening. It's a chance to see the development of Irish dancing over the past 100 years. However, the real attraction for anyone looking to embrace Ireland on their vacation is the afternoon Hop Up show. Sue and Megan...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Absolutely loved this show. It's in a small theatre in a unique location off of Graffton Street. As the venue is small you can really see the dancers feet and appreciate how hard Irish Dancing is. The dancers were great and really engaging and the...More

3  Thank Emma L
Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was a nice little show. Only an hour long and the 4 dancers were really good. Lots of information before the show started and as it was going on. Worth the visit.

1  Thank AJracer54
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Ideal for a wet day or before an evening out. This little dance troop provided an entertaining and very energetic glimpse into Irish dance in the tiny Powerscourt Theatre situated within the Powerscourt Shopping Mall. For the more active traveller, the 3pm performance 'Hop up',...More

Thank LBallUk
Reviewed July 11, 2014

This visit to Dublin I brought my 7 and 9 year old boys and wanted to show them something more of Irish culture besides the museums, pubs, and our relatives houses. Everyday we tried to do a culturally interactive event including playing in the park...More

3  Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed July 6, 2014

This show was so much fun! Set in a little private studio in the heart of Dublin, led by champion dancer Sean O'Brien, this show had everything someone wanting to see a proper dance performance would want to have. It had street talks, history, a...More

1  Thank Jtborner
Reviewed June 13, 2014

During our all too brief stay in Dublin, we weren't planning on going to Jig, the story of Irish Dance museum and show. However, we thought it would make a nice change from wandering the streets and taking endless -irresistible- pictures of the lovely buildings...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Short succinct & to the point. Not quite the experience that my wife & I would normally have gone out to but we were on holiday with 3 under 10 year old girls who were all enthralled. The small museum gave some insight & was...More

1  Thank Thor_Nogson
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