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Today in Dance

March 14: Today in Dance

Born Today: Jean Butler

American-born Irish step dancer Jean Butler (1971-) is best known for originating the lead female role in the stage show Riverdance (1995). Butler began studying Irish dance seriously at the age of nine and won competitions and championships throughout her youth and later toured with The Chieftains. She, along with co-choreographer Michael Flatley (1958-), performed a short piece entitled…

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