Battle of the Dance Beside You - Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl a dinner theater in Anaheim, Californiafeaturing contrasting styles of dance—principally flamenco and Irish folk dancing —performed by a cast of over 40 dancers. With the success of dance-based TV shows in the U. Identifying Anaheim as the home for his new venture, Gelabert said, "I'm here to show people first-class dancing and Southern California is one of the best places to do this.
The opening of Battle of the Dance was much anticipated: for example, the edition of "Where Guestbook: Orange County" listed it among Anaheim's highlights, alongside such long-established attractions as Disneyland Resortthe Anaheim GardenWalkand Angel Stadium. Arriving patrons were greeted in the lobby by the dancers, who posed for photographs.
The performance itself ran 1 hour, 45 minutes. The show, set in the yearopened with a recreation of a Spanish Armada ship wrecked on the Irish coast. The two cultures thus thrown together began attempting to out-do each other with their native dances, providing an opportunity to feature the two principle dance styles of the show: flamenco and Irish folk dancing. In addition to these, the performance also included musicians, magicians, comedians, acrobats and other artists.
The show never attracted large crowds. Management struggled to keep the show afloat, arranging for an out-of-town opening at the Flamingo Casino in Las Vegas during the end of  and meanwhile renting out their spacious Anaheim theater. This only led to further legal and financial difficulties. First, a comedy and magic show called "Blink!
At a permit hearing, a company representative stated they were "ashamed" of acts. During the last few months of performances, even Naturan - One (File, Album) discounts via coupons and group-sales websites and special promotions e.
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait issued a public statement on the closing, stating, "It's always sad to see a local business close its doors I look forward to seeing how this property will be turned around and what new business activity it will bring to the Resort area.
Inthe theater reopened as the Centro del Mariachi dinner theater, dedicated to mariachi music and headlined by two-time Grammy winners Mariachi Divas de Cindy Sheawho are Clear The Stage - DJ Roughneck - Break Dance Battle fixtures at the nearby Disneyland Resort. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Battle of the Dance Former type. Anaheim, California. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 25, Orange County Register.
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