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Now Accepting New Wolf Pups and Beginner I Dancers!

Did you just catch one of our amazing shows this Saint Patrick's Day season and want to learn how to join the Wolf Pack? You can sign-up to try a class, or for more information, contact our director, Emily Wolff at emily@mactiririshdance.com 


Beginner Adult Skills Class starting Thursday, April 28!

This introductory course will give you the building blocks of Irish dance, teaching you both individual skills, along with step work for both soft shoe and hard shoe. This class will serve as a prerequisite to join the Beginner Adult Program. No previous dance experience necessary, and dancers do not need to purchase Irish dance soft shoes or hard shoes for this class. Class meets for 6 weeks on Thursdays from 7:00-8:00p.m. starting Thursday, April 28, 2016! 

Click here for more information on how to sign-up!

Upcoming Performances....

Saturday, May 21, 2016 (5:00p.m.)- Art-a-Whirl with art by Susan Armington

Thursday, June 2, 2016 (7:00p.m.)- Performance with South of the River Orchestra  at Eagan High School

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (1:30-2:00p.m.)- Minnehaha Senior Living 


For more information on enrollment, classes, and performances please contact Mactír Academy's Director, Emily Wolff at emily@mactiririshdance.com

 


Our Mission...

 

-Inspire dancers to strive for excellence both in and out of the dance studio.

-Spread the joy and beautiful tradition of Irish step dancing.

-Use dance as a vehicle to build confidence, poise, and create lifelong friendships.

 
 
 
Our Philosophy...
 
Mactír Academy of Irish Dance (meaning Wolf Academy of Irish Dance) offers both competitive and performance based classes with a focus on precision, teamwork, and grace. Mactir Academy strives to be the premiere team-based competition school in Minnesota, where dancers and families choose their own journey. Whether that is going to a couple feiseanna (competitions) a year, performing with local and international bands, or competing in the Irish Dance World Championships. Our dancers celebrate this exquisite art form in a variety of settings and spread the joy of Irish Dance to everyone they meet.