Video break: Up and Over It

Performed and choreographed by Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding

Film by Jonny Reed

Music: Yolanda Be Cool & D Cup ft. Cleary & Harding

Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding first met while on the Irish Dance competition circuit. At 17 the couple were head-hunted by Riverdance, and after only six months were chosen to lead the show as the productions’ youngest ever understudies.

Cleary and Harding, while excellent Irish dancers, tired of the same old routine over and over again. And so, inspired by hip-hop theatre, contemporary dance and electro-pop, Cleary and Harding have created their own take on the Irish dance show format. Together they call themselves Up and Over It.

You can find lots of clips of these two on YouTube, such as the above piece in which they manage to dance a duet without ever leaving their chairs.

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