Film, Video Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

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  • Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance


  • Performance by Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle.

Event Date

  • September 18, 2014


  • -  Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle of Barrington, R.I., first learned Irish step dancing as a child from his mother, who learned the steps from her mother in Ireland's County Roscommon. From the age of ten, Doyle competed successfully in many East Coast feis (competitions), earning U.S. Irish Dance Champion honors. He teaches and performs with Rhode Island Celtic music performers Pendragon, folk performers Atwater-Donnelly and international Irish dance ensemble Atlantic Steps. Doyle is a recipient of a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. He performs with an all-star lineup of Irish musicians, including 2013 Heritage Fellow Séamus Connolly.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 35 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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