“Riverdance” and “Lord of the Dance” creator Michael Flatley is battling an “aggressive form of cancer.
“He has undergone surgery and is in the care of an excellent team of doctors,” states “He is in the care of an excellent team of doctors.” At this time, no additional remarks will be made. Our only request is for your prayers and good wishes. I’m grateful. Teamlord.”
Riverdance” and “Lord of the Dance” creator Michael Flatley is battling an “aggressive form of cancer.
(Getty Images) Other people expressed their sympathies for Flatley and spoke about their experiences with him.
“Michael’s incredible kindness to my late sister Edwina when she was battling cancer will never leave me in awe. He impressed her beyond compare. One follower wrote, “Michael deserves all of our love, support, and prayers.”
In 2003, Flatley was given a diagnosis of malignant melanoma, which was his previous cancer diagnosis. During a segment on MTV, a viewer noticed it.
Michael Flatley created “Lord of the Dance,” which debuted in Dublin in 1996, following the success of “Riverdance.”
(Getty Images) At the beginning of the 1990s, the 64-year-old became a household name thanks to his creation of “Riverdance,” a stage show that primarily featured traditional Irish music and dance.
According to their website, he was a lead member of the “Riverdance” troupe, which first performed at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin in 1994 to 300 million viewers worldwide.
Michael Flatley later created, directed, and produced other successful shows like “Feet of Flames” and “Celtic Tiger.”
(Getty Images) He created “Lord of the Dance,” which debuted in Dublin in 1996, following the success of the Irish dance performances.
According to the website, Michael “broke the mold of traditional Irish dancing by incorporating upper body movement and creating edgy rhythm patterns that deviated from the traditional.”
“Feet of Flames” and “Celtic Tiger” were two more successful series that Flatley created, directed, and produced.
“Riverdance” is currently on a world tour with performances scheduled in the United States, Austria, Germany, Dublin, and other locations. TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP, CLICK HERE.
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