Michael Flatley in a publicity image for <i>Lord of the Dance</i>
Michael Flatley in a publicity image for Lord of the Dance
Michael Flatley – who shot to international fame starring in the original production of Riverdance and later created and toured in Lord of the Dance – will co-produce the televised World Dance Awards with Harvey Weinstein's The Weinstein Company, according to published reports.

An air date for the awards has not yet been set, but will likely be in April. There will be six to eight categories in the program.