Jan. 24, 2012
-- The multi-talented Stephanie Cadman and Celtic Blaze brings it’s unique brand of singing, world renowned dancing, and fiddling to the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. in the AUPAC Concert Hall 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.
This well rounded performer’s show will feature a diverse range of talents from Ottawa-Valley style Celtic step dancing to classical and Celtic fiddling. First establishing Celtic Blaze in 2006, Cadman is backed by Jake Charron on piano and Charles James on double bass/bass guitarwith emphasis on theatricality. The show has toured all throughout North America, Asia, and the Middle East making Cadman world renowned. Critics from all over have praised Cadman’s show as “...incredibly talented...world-
class..." (The Guardian), “...charming lead Stephanie Cadman...tap champion...(
dance) numbers are jaw-dropping...truly amazing step numbers...” (Eye Magazine), “...galvanizes the audience with a show-stopping melody...” (Mississauga News). Their latest album, The Celtic Blaze Trio, will be released in April.
Performing since the age of four, Cadman’s talents extend far beyond dancing. Cadman is also an accomplished actor, appearing in shows such as Swingstep, Needfire, and the Broadway National Tour of 42nd Street. In the production of Bowfire, she was one of the featured violinists. She is also the founder of a Canadian dance show The Step Crew. Cadman is also known for directing and choreography. Her directorial debut, Highland Storm The Gael, premiered in 2009 at the College of Piping in Prince Edward Island, and was featured during the opening ceremonies of the 2009 Canada Summer Games.
Tickets for Stephanie Cadman and Celtic Blaze are on sale now and can be purchased online, at www.aupac.adelphi.edu or call the AUPAC Box Office at (516) 877-4000. Prices are $45 and $35 with discounts for students, seniors and AU alum.
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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island.