Last Updated: 02 Mar, 2023 | Views: 281
Other Profession(s): Writer, Television Presenter, Choreographer
Michael Flatley, a well-known dancer, and actor was born in Illinois. When Michael Flatley went on tour with The Chieftains, he made his debut on the global stage. With the breathtaking invention of Riverdance in 1994, he forever altered the perception of Irish dance. Later, he produced Lord of the Dance, which made its Dublin debut in 1996 at the Point Theatre. By combining upper body movement and coming up with unconventional beat patterns, Michael defied the conventions of traditional Irish dancing.
In 1998, Michael Flatley also organized a dance performance titled Feet of Flames.
In 1998, Michael Flatley surpassed his own speed-tapping record.
In 2000 and 2001, accordingly, Michael Flatley appeared on Europe and the US tour.
In 2000: Flatley was also recognized as the highest paid dancer by the Guinness World Records.
For his charitable activity, Michael Flatley was given a special award by Prince Rainier of Monaco in 2003.
Celtic Tiger, the most recent Irish dance production by Michael Flately, debuted in 2005.
Michael got divorced in 1997 after getting married in a Danish registrar's office in 1986.
In 2017: Flatley presented his group at Donald Trump's inauguration.
Achievements and Awards:
University College Dublin awarded Michael Flatley an honorary doctorate in 2004.
Michael Flatley was given the Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013
Michael Flatley is in the Guinness World Records book for all tapped-out dancing.
Ryan, a very Irish name indeed, is Michael Flatley's middle name.
Michael Flatley, a man of many skills, is also a director.
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