Come and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish dance on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 pm at the Cambridge Central School. Bring friends or family members, anyone who’d like to watch some Irish dancing, or try it.
A “ceili” is like an Irish square dance, where dances are taught and anyone can participate or watch. The Hubbard Hall Irish Dancers are a family school of Irish Dance, dedicated to keeping cultural traditions alive, and sharing and passing on a sense of creativity, fun, movement, and community through music and dance.
Some of the dancers have been at Hubbard Hall for 10 years or more, learning set and Ceili dances, traditional jigs, hornpipes, slipjigs and reels, as well as original and student-driven choreographies. The older ones help to teach the younger ones, and they carry it on into their lives, dancing at college and beyond. This special Ceili event will take the place of regular Wednesday dance classes, and will be held at the Cambridge Central School auditorium. All are welcome! Hubbard Hall Irish Step dance students will be ready to show off what they’ve been learning in class!
Admission is free, and delicious refreshments will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the bake sale and donations will support the Hubbard Hall Irish dance costume fund.
Located at the Cambridge Central School, 24 South Park St., Cambridge, NY 12816
About Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education
Since 1878 Hubbard Hall has developed, produced, and presented theater, music, dance and the visual arts. From 19thcentury vaudeville and traveling troupes performing Shakespeare to today’s newest developing artists, the Hall has long been a home for theater, opera, dance, and music and in recent years has developed into a world-class development center for new work. Through classes in dance, theater, music, movement, puppetry, fencing, and even gardening, Hubbard Hall gives students of all ages an opportunity to learn, collaborate and grow. By offering arts education programming in schools and throughout our region, we connect more deeply with our community and give students throughout the region the opportunity to learn and grow through the arts. Recognized as a leading arts institution in the state of New York, Hubbard Hall is a national model for community-based arts organizations.