‘Holy Cross student takes time off from studies to tour with “Lord of the Dance”‘

Telegram & Gazette

March 1st, 2013 by 


Holy Cross student Declan Crowley (left) in a performance of "Lord of the Dance: Cry of the Celts."

In a Telegram & Gazette feature story, English major John “Declan” Crowley shares his experiences traveling the country as one of the lead Irish step dancers on tour with ‘Lord of the Dance.”

Crowley has the role of the Lord of Darkness, who challenges the title character, the Lord of Light, in a show based on mythical Irish folklore and containing 21 scenes of precision dancing, dramatic music and special effects.

An Irish-American who grew up idolizing Michael Flatley’s dance creation, he joked about working with his Irish-dancing idol, Michael Flatley. “I tell people for me it’s like meeting Derek Jeter,” the Albany native said.

This “Holy Cross in the News” item by Sara Bovat ’14.

| More
Tags
Categories
In The News, News

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
08/27/14 The Cantor Art Gallery Presents ‘The Italian Presepe: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul’
08/26/14 Holy Cross Presents the Seelos Film Series for Fall 2014
08/18/14 Holy Cross Unveils New Website Designed to Better Tell the College’s Stories
08/18/14 Student Profile: Briana Mora ’16
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Strong Alumni Support Makes for Record-Breaking Year in Giving to Holy Cross

Watch Video >
See video
Video: Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Kicks Off Arts Initiative With Rousing Performance

Watch Video >
See video
‘African community leaders call for Nigeria to respond to kidnappings’

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

08/30/2014

Mass of the Holy Spirit

See More >
09/03/2014

Career Carnival

See More >
09/05/2014

Twenty-First Summer Research Symposium

See More >
09/18/2014

Opening Reception for 'The Italian Presepe: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul'

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

08/05/14

‘Princeton Review Ranks Holy Cross Among Best Institutions for Undergraduate Education in the Country’

College ranks no. 9 nationally for most accessible professors

The College of the Holy Cross is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, “The Best...

07/30/14

‘Holy Cross Ranks No. 53 on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges’

Forbes.com

The College of the Holy Cross ranked no. 53 overall and no. 44 among private colleges on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges. Forbes partnered with the Washington,...

07/28/14

‘Fiske Guide’ Includes Holy Cross Among ‘Best and Most Interesting’ Colleges

Once again, the College of the Holy Cross has been included in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges.” Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the 2015...