Teachers

Teachers
Listed below are the schools of the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America (IDTANA) Southern Region. If you are interested in contacting a teacher regarding current class locations, please see visit their website for updated telephone numbers or send an email. For schools without websites, the available contact information is included.
An Cor Rud
Heather Mailey-Esposito, TCRG; Lisa Burgess, TMRF; Sara Rhodes, TCRG; Joseph Walker, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Virginia ~ Virginia Beach
Aranmore School of Irish Dance
Marie Marzi, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Florida ~ Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Weston, Lake Worth, Wellington, West Boynton Beach, Palm Beach Gardens
Armstrong Irish Dance Academy
Sarah Armstrong, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Virginia ~ Winchester
Baffa Academy of Irish Dance
Jessica Baffa, TCRG; Emma Cross, TRCG
Website
Virginia ~ Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Stafford
Boyle School of Irish Dance
Alannah Boyle Sweeney, ADCRG; Ellen Boyle Gibbons, ADCRG; Elizabeth Doughty, TCRG; Katie Francis, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Virginia ~ Manassas, Alexandria, Chantilly, Herndon
Broesler School of Irish Dance
Kevin Broesler, ADCRG ~ Email; Eileen Paulson, TCRG
Website
Maryland ~ Baltimore
Burke Connolly Academy of Irish Dance
Emma Burke, TCRG; Erin Cherney, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Georgia ~ Atlanta
Cass-Barrington Academy of Irish Dance
Erin Cass, TCRG; Owen Barrington, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Texas ~ The Woodlands, Katy, Houston (opening Nov. 2014)
Cawte Academy of Irish Dance
Deirdre Cawte, ADCRG
Website
Florida
~ Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch
Clann Kelly School of Irish Dance
Anna Kelly, TCRG
Website
Texas
~ Houston
Coshquin School
Laura Hay, TCRG
Website
Mexico
~ Quaretaro, Colegio Wexford
Cru Capaill Academy of Irish Dance
Katie Podkowa Crowley, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Texas ~ Dallas
Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance
W. Sean Culkin, TCRG ~ Email; Nicki Sack Bayhurst, ADCRG; Philip Stacy, TCRG; Caterina Earle, TCRG
Website
Maryland ~ Bethesda, Silver Spring, Kensington, Rockville, Glen Echo
Cumascaigh School of Irish Dance
Meghan Comaskey, ADCRG ~ Email
Website
Virginia ~ Newport News, Yorktown, Williamsburg
Drake School of Irish Dance
Karl Drake, TCRG ~ Email; Cynthia Brainerd, TCRG; Mary Udja, TCRG; Ashley Breihan, TCRG; Amanda Carpenter, TCRG; Lisa Cregan Connolly, TCRG; Christina Deacy, TCRG; Maddie Hane, TCRG; Myriam Patino, TCRG; Amanda Tucker Poole, TCRG; Moira Fischman, TCRG
Website
Alabama
~ Auburn, Birmingham
Florida~ Fort Walton Beach, Sarasota, Fort Lauderdale
Georgia~ Augusta, Atlanta, Decatur, Norcross, Peachtree City, Flowery Branch, and Alpharetta
Mexico ~ Mexico City, Toluca
North Carolina ~ Asheville
Egan School of Irish Dance
Becky Egan Hogg, TCRG ~ Email
Maryland
~ Baltimore/td>
Flanagan-O’Hare School of Irish Dance
Michael O’Hare, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Florida ~ Naples
Goode Academy of Irish Dance
KT Goode, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Oklahoma ~ Tulsa, Edmond
Gra na Rince Academy of Irish Dance
Sara Barton Locke, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Florida ~ Lutz
Harper Academy of Irish Dance
Megan Harper Fuentes, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Maryland ~ Chestertown
Hill School of Irish Dance
Jean Hill, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Oklahoma ~ Stillwater, Oklahoma City, Norman
Hogan School of Irish Dance
Allison Hogan, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Florida ~ Gainesville, Ocala
Hunt School of Irish Dance
Sheila Hunt Murray, TCRG
Website
Maryland ~ Gambrills, Crofton
Husdon Irish Dance Academy
Corey Hudson, TCRG
Website
Florida ~ Tampa
Hurley School of Irish Dance
Annie Hurley, ADCRG ~ Email; Margaret Moebus, TCRG; Doug Westfall, ADCRG; Lizzy Carlson, TRCG; Sarah Burton, TCRG
Website
Maryland ~ Laytonsville, Urbana/td>
Inis Acla School of Irish Dance
Mary McGinty, ADCRG ~ Email
Tennessee ~ Cordova
Inis Cairde School of Irish Dance
Meighan Osborn Carpenter, ADCRG ~ Email; Brita Kiser, TCRG; Cara Stackpoole, TCRG
Website
North Carolina ~ Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill
Inishfree School of Irish Dancing
Neill Reagan, ADCRG ~ Email; Patrick McCarthy, ADCRG; Pierce Beach, TCRG; Leslie Middleton,TCRG
Website
Texas ~ San Antonio, Austin, Kyle, Round Rock Mexico ~ Toluca, Los Encinos, Las Lomas, Cancun
Irish Dance Center
Eimir Ni Mhaoileidigh, TCRG ~ Email; Kathleen Habernicht, TCRG
Website
Texas ~ Austin
Irish Dancing de Mexico
Alicia Mosti, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Mexico ~ Mexico City
Kelly Academy of Irish Dance
Caitlin Kelly, TCRG
Website
Floria ~ Fort Lauderdale
Kelly Gallagher School of Irish Dance
Kelly Gallagher, TCRG ~ Email
Website
North Carolina
Kilkenny Academy of Irish Dance
Maura Glynn, ADCRG
North Carolina
King O’Sullivan School of Irish Dance
Jacinta O’Sullivan, ADCRG ~ Email
Website
Georgia
~ Atlanta
Legacy Irish Dance Academy
Abbey Pride, TCRG ~ Email; Brent Wood, TCRG;
Website
Georgia ~ Savannah
South Carolina ~ Charleston, Aiken
Florida ~ Jacksonville
Lismore Academy of Irish Dance
Anna Cumbie, TCRG
Website
North Carolina
~ Winston Salem, Lexington
Lynn – O’Grady – Quinlan – Connick School
Sandra Connick, TCRG ~ Email; Lisa Clark, TCRG; Stacie Greiner, TCRG; Colleen Pitt, TCRG
Website
North Carolina ~ Charlotte, Raleigh, Winston Salem, Huntersville
South Carolina ~ Greenville, Columbia, Spartanburg
Maguire Academy
Darren Maguire, ADCRG ~ Email; Maeve Croke, TCRG
Website
Texas ~ Dallas, Houston
Maple Academy
Bill Maple, ADCRG ~ Email & Marnie O’Callaghan-Maple, ADCRG
Website
Maryland ~ Bethesda, Annapolis
Virginia ~ Vienna, Fairfax Station
McCafferty School of Irish Dance
Judy McCafferty, ADCRG ~ Email; P.J. McCafferty, ADCRG
Website
Arkansas
~ Fayetteville, Forth Smith, Little Rock
Oklahoma ~ Tahlequah
McGrath Academy of Irish Dance
Lauren McGrath Dutton, ADCRG ~ Email; Ariel Raguso, TCRG
Website
Virginia ~ Manassas, Berryville, Lorton, Winchester, Purcellville
West Virginia ~ Hengesville
McHale School of Irish Dancing
Linda McHale Poggi, TCRG ~ Email
Maryland ~ Marriottsville, Lutherville
McTeggart Irish Dancers
Maureen McTeggart Hall, ADCRG; Anne Hall, ADCRG ~ Email; Jennifer Hale ~ TCRG; Rebekah Roberts, TCRG; Betty Thompson, TCRG
Houston Website~ North Texas Website ~ Oklahoma Website
Oklahoma ~ Stillwater, Oklahoma City, Guthrie
Texas ~ Houston, Bedford
The Mexican Institute of Irish Dance
Luis Sanchez, TCRG
Website
Mexico
~ Guadalajara
Muggivan School of Irish Dance
Joni Muggivan, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Louisiana
~ Metairie
Virginia ~ Frederickburg, Richmond Oklahoma ~ Edmond
Mulligan School of Irish Dance
Eileen Mulligan Evans, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Georgia
~ Marietta
Nashville Irish Step Dancers
Mary Moran, TCRG ~ Email; Colleen Malloy, TCRG
Website
Tennessee ~ Nashville Alabama ~ Huntsville
Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance
Niall O’Leary, ADCRG ~ Email
Florida ~ Pensacola, Tallahassee, Panama City
O’Connor School of Irish Dance
Casey O’Connor, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Maryland
~ Baltimore
O’Donovan School of Irish Dance
Mary Rose Fansler, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Arkansas
~ Little Rock
O’Maoileidigh Irish Dancers
Colm O’Maoileidigh, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Texas ~ Houston
O’Neill-James School of Irish Dance
Laureen O’Neill-James, ADCRG ~ email
Website
Virginia ~ Arlington, Falls Church
O’Toole School of Irish Dancing
Noelle Ross O’Toole, TCRG
Maryland ~ Catonsville, Millersville
Phoenix Irish Dance Academy
Shani DuFrain, TCRG
Website
Virginia ~ Manassas
Rhythm of Ireland School of Irish Dancing
Deborah Souza-Bristol, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Virginia~ Virginia Beach, Yorktown
Rondeau School of Irish Dance
Kathleen Rondeau, ADCRG & Chanda Rondeau Newman, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Florida ~ Melbourne, Boca Raton, Fort Pierce
Rowena Ryan Irish Dance Academy
Rowena Ryan Schultz, ADCRG ~ Email
Website
Georgia ~ Peachtree City, Alpharetta, Augusta Tennessee ~ Knoxville
Ryan School of Irish Dance
Sheila Ryan Davoren, TCRG~ Email
Website
Louisiana ~ Lafayette
Ryan-Kilcoyne School of Irish Dancing
Christina Ryan-Kilcoyne, ADCRG ~ Email
Website
Maryland ~ Bel Air
Scariff-Hardiman School of Irish Dance
Stephen Scariff, ADCRG; Terry Gillan, ACDRG; Philip Owens, ADCRG
Website
Florida ~ Tampa, St. Petersburg
Scoil Rince Ni Dubhthaigh
Erin Duffy Martorano, TCRG ~ Email; Casey Duffy, TCRG
Website
Maryland
~ Gaithersburg, Clarksburg
Scott-Ellis School of Irish Dance
Wendy Ellis Windsor, TCRG ~ email
Website
Tennessee ~ Brentwood, Nashville
Shandon O’Regan School of Irish Dance
Kay Brown LaGreca, TCRG; Maura Anderson, TCRG
Website
Texas ~ Plano, Forth Worth
Southern Academy
Kristin Butke-Zagorski, ADCRG ~ Denise Foster Fumigali, TCRG ~ Jennifer Marshall, TCRG ~ Aoibhean O’Brien-Barbera, TCRG ~ Christine Oresky, TCRG
Virginia ~ Sterling, Warrenton EmailWebsite
Tennessee ~ Nashville Email ~ Website
SunHills Valley Irish Dance Academy
Fernando Marcos, TCRG ~ Email
Website
Mexico ~ Juriquilla, Queretaro
Teelin School of Irish Dance
Maureen Gately, TCRG ~ Email; Kathleen Young, TCRG; Shawn Stratmann, TMRF; Whitney Hanson, TCRG; Gayle Shields, TMRF
Website
Maryland ~ Columbia
Tir Na Greine
Laura O’Sullivan, ADCRG ~ Email; Maureen Armstrong, ADCRG ~ Email; Camile Klein, TCRG
Website
Florida ~ Delray Beach, Orlando, Stuart, West Palm Beach, Melbourne, Jupiter, St. Cloud, Casselberry
Tríonóide Academy of Irish Dance
Dan Triggle, TCRG; Andrew O’Reilly, TCRG
Website
North Carolina ~ Wake Forest, Apex, Cary
Walsh Kelley School of Irish Dancing
Áine Walsh Kelley, TCRG ~ Email; Caitlin Aloe, TCRG; Colleen King, TCRG
Website
North Carolina ~ Charlotte, Greensboro, Wilmington
Watters School of Irish Dancing
Myra Watters, ADCRG ~ Email;
Website
Florida ~ Ocoee, Merritt Island

Additional Southern Region Members
Maureen Bakke, ADCRG
Jennifer Bartley, TCRG
Millie Beaton, TCRG
Russell Beaton, SDCRG
Erin Bliss, TCRG
Una Ellis, ADCRG
Michael Kenney, TCRG
Patrick O’Hare, ADCRG
Megan Moloney, TMRF
Breda O’Brien, ADCRG

Updated 1/11/2017