Gillian Norris

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Date of Birth December 29, 1978
Place of Birth Ireland
Age 42 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Gillian Norris is an Irish dancer and model best known for her work in Lord of the Dance and Feet of Flames. Norris was born in Kilmacthomas, County Waterford, Ireland on 29 December 1978 to Mary Norris and Desmond Norris, a carpenter and well-known tenor. Norris is the youngest of five children. She started dancing at the age 10, when her parents signed her up for dance lessons at the Higgins School of Irish Dance in Waterford. She later won the All-Ireland, Great Britain, and British National titles and placed 3rd at the World Championships. Norris debuted as a professional dancer when she played "Morrighan, The Temptress" in Michael Flatley's show, Lord of the Dance. Gillian danced with the show from its premiere in July 1996 at the Point Theater in Dublin until her departure in 2000. Gillian toured the world with the show. Her rendition of Morrighan has been featured in two videos: The original video and the 1998 Feet of Flames video.

About Gillian Norris

Dancer most famous for her acclaimed work in the Irish musical "Lord of the Dance". She has won national dancing titles in Ireland and Great Britain.

Before Fame

She began taking dance lessons at the Higgins School of Irish Dance at age ten.

Achievement

After being the lead dancer in "Feet of Flames", she worked as a model and opened her own salon.

Family Life

She has four siblings.

Associations

She danced with Michael Flatley in "Lord of the Dance" for the first year of the show.

Information related to Gillian Norris

  • Irish female dancers
  • Performers of Irish dance
  • 21st-century Irish people
  • 20th-century Irish people
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Latest information about Gillian Norris updated on January 22, 2021.

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