Maybe you do know, maybe you don't, but Aislinn Ryan, 2008 New Zealand Rose, is a very talented lady. Visit the Riverdance site here to find a profile of Aislinn and her Riverdance life. A little taster for you from the article;
What´s the question you are asked the most when people realize you are a Riverdancer? "Don´t you have to be Irish to do that?"