If you are new to ADC or a beginner, be sure to select the appropriate beginner class for your age. Continuing dancers and dancers with prior experience should register for the class to which they have been assigned by ADC. Please check with us if you are unsure of your class placement.

Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Fabulously Fun Fitness
Laurie Duersch
4 spots left
(45 min) Build power to jump higher and dance stronger in this class aimed to make strength training fun and effective. Games, fun activities & circuits. For dancers of all levels ages 7+.
Ages 7 - 99
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
A
Studio
 
Beginning Irish Dance 8+
Janelle Gardner
5 spots left
(60 min) Learn the basics of Irish soft shoe dancing. Dancers will learn skip two threes, hops and basic technique. Open to dancers with little/no experience ages 8 and up (including adults)
Ages 8 - 99
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
B
Studio
 
Irish age 3-5
Emily Beech
This class is full
(60 min ) Creative movement / pre-Irish for our littlest dancers ages 3-5. Class includes craft and story time.
Ages 2 - 5
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
A
Studio
 
Int Soft Shoe 8+
Emily Beech
6 spots left
Soft Shoe 8+ We will work on technique and stamina.
Ages 7 - 99
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
B
Studio
 
Irish age 6-7
Sarah Collins
7 spots left
(60 min) For beginner dancers ages 6-7 to learn the basics of an Irish reel. Class will include a story time and craft each week.
Ages 6 - 7
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
A
Studio
 
Ceili for All!
Emily Beech
15 spots left
(60 min) For all all ages! Irish Ceili dancing is group dancing (similar to square dance) for anyone who can count to 8! Each week we will learn new reels and jigs for groups. This is a great way to introduce a family member or a friend to the fun of Irish Dancing! Class is open to all. No experience required. Ceili can be low-impact and senior/injury friendly or a cardio workout depending on each dancer. Recommended 8+ or register with an adult.
Ages 5 - 99
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
B
Studio
 
Hard Shoe Basics
Sarah Collins
9 spots left
(45 min) For dancers of any age or experience mastering the basics of trebles, hops and clicks. Dancers with no previous hard shoe experience by teacher approval only.
Ages 7 - 99
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
A
Studio
 
Set Dance
Megan Fotheringham
8 spots left
(60 min) For dancers with previous trad/modern set dance experience. We will be learning a new modern set.
Ages 8 - 99
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
A
Studio
 
Hard Shoe technique
Sarah Collins
7 spots left
(60 min) For hard shoe dancers with a minimum of one year experience. We will work on improving our sounds, turnout, lift and rhythm with weekly drills and games.
Ages 7 - 0
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
B
Studio
 
Choreography Workshop
Emily Beech
12 spots left
(45 min) For dancers with a minimum of 2 years experience and confidence in multiple rhythms. We will be choreographing our own steps and figures.
Ages 8 - 0
Thursday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
B
Studio
 

2024-25 Year

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Gryphons (8-13)
Laurie Duersch
1 spot left
Beginning Irish dance. Dancers will learn basics of a reel and a jig. No previous experience necessary
Ages 8 - 13
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
B
Studio
 
Leprechauns (age 5-6)
Janelle Gardner
3 spots left
A pre-Irish class focused on fun creative movements including skipping, hopping and jumping. Ages 5-7 beginners
Ages 5 - 7
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
A
Studio
 
Banshees 1 (Adult/teen)
Sarah Collins
6 spots left
Beginning Irish dancing for adults and teens. Soft shoe with the option to begin hard shoe when ready.
Ages 13 - 99
Thursday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
A
Studio
 
Beginner Hard Shoe (Adult/teen)
Sarah Bagley
11 spots left
for teen & adult beginners with teacher approval
Ages 13 - 99
Thursday
9:30 PM to 10:00 PM
B
Studio
 
Elves (age 7-9)
Emily Beech
2 spots left
For dancers with previous dance experience
Ages 6 - 9
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
A
Studio
 
Seanchai (Sets)
Emily Beech
12 spots left
Traditional Set dancing class for dancers with hard shoe experience in hornpipe and treble jig. Registration by teacher approval.
Ages 8 - 99
Saturday
8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
A
Studio
 
Shamrocks (age 3-4)
Emily Beech
1 spot left
For our littlest dancers, this class focuses on spatial awareness, turn taking, following instructions and creativity in movement with an emphasis on pre-Irish technique. Ages 3-4
Ages 3 - 5
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
A
Studio
 
Lucky Charms (age 6-7)
Emily Beech
1 spot left
Beginner Reels and Jigs or ages 6+ with some dance experience
Ages 6 - 9
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
A
Studio