Irish dance classes in Richmond, VA

"Dance with your heart and your feet will follow."

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Calendar of Events

Heart of Ireland School of Dance stays busy throughout the year performing in our community, offering monthly free trial classes and occasional specialty workshops. All of our out-of-class events will be listed here.

Heart of Ireland Irish DancersThe Heart of Ireland Irish dance companies are available to perform at your carnival, festival or event. Our younger companies, Celtic Treble and Celtic Beats, and our senior company, Celtic Pulse, will add a little jig to your party or event by including Irish dance! Our dancers have performed on a Carnival cruise ship, in Walt Disney World, at the Meadow Highland Games & Celtic Festival, at the Virginia Dance Festival and at many area schools, nursing homes and community events. 

If you are interested in having Irish dancers at your celebration or event, please complete our Online Performance Request FormWe book up very quickly for March, so please plan early!  Performance fees vary depending on travel distance, number of dancers and length of show requested.

If you would like to watch our dancers in action, you can see them around town at these events!

Performances, Special Events & Workshops

  • Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am
    Jig By the James @ Benedictine College Prep
    Watch Irish dancers from across the East Coast and Midwest compete in traditional dances.  Competition is open to the public.  $5 per person at the door. 
  • Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
    Performance @ Woodlake's St. Patty's Day Party
    The Heart of Ireland dancers will be performing for the Woodlake Community Association's St. Patty's Day party.
  • Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
    Performance @ Meadowbrook Country Club
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm
    Virginia Dance Festival @ James River High School
    Heart of Ireland is a proud supporter of this annual benefit event for Children's Hospital.  Enjoy and afternoon or evening of dance entertainment provided by regional dance studios, including Heart of Ireland.  Tickets available here.
  • March 25 & 26, 2017
    Church Hill Irish Festival
    Heart of Ireland will be performing at the annual Church Hill Irish Festival.  Times to be announced! Admission to the festival required.