Irish Dance

In addition to performances by the Irish dance schools, The Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival also offers set dance lessons in the Temple Bar & Museum. Participating dance schools for 2023 are listed below. Click on the school to view more information, or click here to view the Schedule featuring performance times.

If you hear Irish music and it makes you want to skip or kick your heels, then Irish dancing may be perfect for you! The Brady Campbell Irish Dance School welcomes new students—beginning at age 4—all year round. They have two locations on the west side of Cleveland and offer beginner through adult classes. Their teachers have a long history of sharing the traditional steps[...] Read More »

Brady Campbell Irish Dance School

The Academy Irish Dance
The Academy classes are open to dancers of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. At The Academy, students learn Irish Dancing in an exciting and dynamic environment! Whether a child is looking to compete or just enjoy the artistic sport of Irish Dance, there is a place for everyone at The Academy! The Academy’s mission is to inspire the very best[...] Read More »

The Academy

The Leneghan Academy was founded in 1992 by Catherine Leneghan. Catherine was trained by two Cleveland legends: Theresa Burke and Bob Masterson. Along the way she had opportunities to train under many prestigious instructors both at home and abroad. Taking her Irish roots from Ballycroy,Tourmekeady and Islandeady Mayo she was steeped in Irish tradition early on. She is certified as a teacher (TCRG), adjudicator (ADCRG)[...] Read More »

Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance

Welcome to the world of Irish Dancing! The Burke School of Irish Dancing strives to instill a love of Irish dance and culture in all of our students. The dancers of the school range in age from 4- 21, learning high self-esteem, fast friendships and success that comes with Irish Dancing. Some of the dancers have traveled all over the United States competing at numerous[...] Read More »

Burke School of Irish Dance