Irish Dance Spectacular RHYTHM OF THE DANCE Comes to Alto's Spencer Theater, 3/3

Re-live the journey of the Irish Celts in the inspiring Rhythm of the Dance, the Irish dance spectacular appearing center stage at the Spencer Theater on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m.

This two-hour dance and music extravaganza stars the National Dance Company of Ireland with 22 dancers, three tenors and a live band. Featuring modern art forms of step dance, jigs and reels, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient with the most up to date stage technology. Rhythm of the Dance celebrates the Celts' thousand year old story with all the advantages of a state-of-the-art theater. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular Irish step dance shows in the world!

Get your Irish on at the Spencer! Excellent seats are available for $69 & $66. A pre-show corned beef & cabbage buffet is also available at 1 p.m. ($20). Call the Spencer Box Office at 575.336.4800 or go online to for tickets and information.

Spencer Theater is a world-class performance hall located in the Sacramento Mountain settlement of Alto, about 12 miles north of downtown Ruidoso. Unique architecture, outstanding acoustics, intimate seating, and excellent artistry are the Spencer's celebrated features. The elegant, award-winning hall, which first raised its curtains in 1997, seats 514, with no seats farther than 67 feet from the 4,770 square-foot stage. The Spencer also has a 964 square-foot outdoor stage that can seat 1,500. From its Spanish mica-flecked limestone face to the crystal lobby, the building itself is a work of art. Free public tours are offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year.