Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance

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Heather Gallagher


Asheville Director

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.


All dancers are evaluated by our certified staff to determine which class would best suit their needs. Be aware that competition level does not determine class placement.

Beginner Class

This class is for all beginners. You don't need to have any experience to join, just a love for Irish Dance and be willing to learn!

Monday - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Advanced Beginner Class

This class is for those who have moved out of Beginning Irish or have a little previous experiences.

Monday - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Novice - Champ Class

This class is for our more advanced dancers. Dancers will move up to this class when the instructors believe that they are ready.

Monday - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Wednesday - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Contact Us

376 Hendersonville Road, Suite 3
Asheville, NC 28803