All dancers are evaluated by our certified staff to determine class placement. Instructors will place students in the class that best suits their needs. Please note that competition level does not always dictate class placement.
The Beginner Class is designed to introduce new students to the unique style of Irish Dace. Students will learn basic soft shoe skills and step work.
Mondays - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
This class is suited for dancers with previous Irish Dance experience. These dancers will continue to build on their soft shoe and hard shoe skills as they learn the new timing of the Novice level skills.
Mondays - 5:45pm to 7:00pm
Wednesdays - 5:45pm to 7:00pm
These classes are for Novice dancers and up. This class focuses on helping dancers achieve their competitive goals through an emphasis on technique, style and fitness.
Mondays - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Wednesdays - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
This class is for any new or returning adult dancers who want to learn the basic skills and step work of Irish Dance. This class will focus on solo steps and team dances and building community through dance.
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A lover of musical theatre and Irish dance, Heather Gallagher brings her unique theatrical creativity to the Carpenter Academy. Her experience in the theatre helps students express themselves through dance in unique ways while also staying true to traditional Irish Dance.