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Saturday, May 26 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Irish Sean-nos Dance
With Maldon Meehan

Saturday May 26, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Rainier Room 47.62301, -122.35512
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  • Genre EDB -- British Isles-Ireland - DANCE
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  • Biography Maldon Meehan is a performer, teacher and choreograhper of Irish sean-nós and set dance. Maldon holds a BA in Irish Studies/Theater Arts from The Evergreen State College and a MA in Ethnochoreology from the University of Limerick, Ireland. She has been teaching since 1994. She is a 2008 Regional Arts and Cultures grant recipient. As a sean-nós dancer Maldon has appeared on the nationally televised 2005 Oireachtas at the Cork Opera House in Cork City (TG4) as well as on Connemara Community Radio and Raidió na Gaeltachta (RTÉ). Maldon placed 3rd in the 2005 Comórtas Chóilín Sheáin Dharach, a sean-nós jig competition held annually in Connemara. In 2005 Maldon and Ronan Regan released an instructional DVD of sean-nós dance. Today the DVD has been sold in more than 17 countries.