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SIAMSA – A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

December 7 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$25 - $55
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Champion Irish dancers Rory Patrick and Laura Shannon Cass will headline ‘SIAMSA’ A Celtic Christmas for ONE SHOW ONLY on December 7th at 8:00 PM in the Grand Theater at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.  This production,  presented by The Reno Irish Dance Company (RIDCo),  is an enchanting  holiday celebration for the entire family, featuring beautiful dance, music and two young sisters in search of the “Candle in the Window” – the light that represents the true meaning of Christmas.

 

‘SIAMSA’ A Celtic Christmas was written by Amanda Coulson, who also serves as director and choreographer.  Amanda is the Artistic Director of the Reno Irish Dance Company and founder of Dancin! Performing Arts Center in Reno.

 

This show is a SIAMSA (pronounced Shimsa), which means celebration in Gaelic.  The show brings a magical journey to life, telling the story of two young girls, Holly and her sister Ceili, in search of the true meaning of Christmas. Jesse Briggs and Darby Edberg will play the roles of Holly and Ceili, traveling and singing their way from Celtic village to village, meeting many talented performers along the way.  Among these are:

  • Rory Patrick, International Champion Irish Dancer
  • Laura Shannon Cass, Principal performer and Champion Irish Dancer
  • Regan Gallagher, Principal Harpist, Reno Chamber Orchestra and Nevada Opera
  • Cami Thompson, Musical Director of Siamsa’s beautiful Vocalists
  • Laura Haug, Prinicpal Classical and Irish Dancer from Dancin ! Performing Arts Center and North Carolina School of Performing Arts.
  • Liam and Fiona McNeil, Local talented Fiddlers from the “Silver Strings” Musicians.
  • The talented Irish Dancers & Performers from The Reno Irish Dance Company.

 

SIAMSA – A Celtic Christmas is a heartwarming tale and charming celebration of Celtic traditions, superstitions, customs, as well as amusing antics guaranteed to entertain the entire family.

Tickets for SIAMSA – A Celtic Christmas are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com or www.grandsierraresort.com or call 775-789-1115.

Details

Date:
December 7
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$25 - $55
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Website:
http://www.grandsierraresort.com

Organizer

Reno Irish Dance Company
Phone:
775-745-0820
Email:
amanda_dancin@hotmail.com
Website:
www.renoirishdanceco.org




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