Sep 2014

Fabulous Beast present Rian UnPlugged   dance finished

Rian UnPlugged

Featuring Liam Ó Maonlaí Director and Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan

Music Director Liam Ó Maonlaí

Co-produced by Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and Sadler’s Wells, London

Thursday 25th September, 8pm

Fabulous Beast is touring Rian UnPlugged around Ireland creating an exciting opportunity for audiences to see this amazing show. In Rian UnPlugged, eight hugely talented dancers from around the world share the stage with five of Ireland’s top musicians in a joyful pairing of dance and traditional Irish music.

Rian UnPlugged is directed and choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan with musical direction from Liam Ó Maonlaí. It is an expressive cultural hybrid, tapping into Irish traditions with influences from faraway places.

Winner of a 2013 Bessie (New York Dance and Performance Award) for Outstanding Production, Rian premiered in the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2011. It has toured to the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Italy, USA, Austria, France, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Rian has been seen and loved by more than 40,000 people across the world. This ‘unplugged’ version is performed with a new intimacy, bringing the audience up close to the performance, creating an intimate and magical experience.

Described as “one of the most daring and highly original dance theatre companies in the world,” (Times) Fabulous Beast is an international ensemble based in County Longford, led by artistic director

Michael Keegan-Dolan.


Supported by an Arts Council Touring Award.


Tickets: €16 / €14 Booking essential.