Kevin Doyle is a National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow the highest honor awarded to an American traditional artist. Doyle is a delightful, compelling performer of old style traditional Irish step dance and American tap dance. A lifelong dancer and performer, Kevin was a U.S. Champion Irish step dancer in his early competitive years, and has been entertaining audiences ever since with his traditional style of “close to the ground” rhythms and intricate foot work. The list of recent engagements includes the White House St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Celebration; Willie Clancy Week Summer School in Milltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland; An Ri Ra Festival in Butte, Montana; WGBH St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan; and repeated sold out performances of Kevin’s original production Roscommon Soles, a show originally created for presentation at the United States Library of Congress. See more about Kevin on his web page.