1 Commerce St, Valhalla, NY
A BIT ABOUT THIS ESTABLISHMENT:
LuAnn O’Rourke-Boyd, TCRG/ADCRG – The O’Rourke Academy of Irish Dance was founded in 1995 by LuAnn O’Rourke. LuAnn studied Irish dance since the age of six with Eileen McDonough of the Bronx, Michael and Noreen Smith of Boston and Margaret Pike of Yonkers. LuAnn competed in numerous regional (Oireachtas) and North American National competitions. She consistently ranked among the top ten and top five dancers in the Mid Atlantic region until the age of 22 . LuAnn qualified for the Irish Dancing World Championships held in Ireland twelve consecutive years in a row and participated in the 1978 World Championships held in Dublin, Ireland. LuAnn majored in dance during her first year in college at Marymount Manhattan College (received a BA from The College of New Rochelle in Business) and went on to receive her T.C.R.G. (Teachers Certificate Rinci Gaelacha) from An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha of Ireland in 1994. LuAnn later received her A.D.C.R.G. from An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha in 2007 which allows her to adjudicate Irish Dance competitions throughout the world. The school is based in White Plains and is well known throughout the Irish community for its participation in competitions and community events.
20% off for new students on their first semester.