Student Information

Class Requirements:

Each student must come prepared for class with the following:

  • Dressed in comfortable shorts, or capri pants – Jeans and long sweat pants are not permitted. The teachers must be able to see every dancers’ ankles and feet.
  • Soft shoes and hardshoes with poodle socks
  • Hair tied back off of the face
  • Water Bottle

Class Times:

  • Monday 5:00 – Beginner soft shoe
  • Monday 6:00 – Beginner 2 soft shoe
  • Monday 7:00 to 9:00pm – Novice through Open Champion soft shoe & hardshoe
  • Monday 9:00 – 10:00pm – Adult Ceili (All levels)
  • Thursday 5:30 to 7:00 – Intermediate soft shoe & hardshoe
  • Thursday 7:00 to 8:00 – Competition Class

All classes are open to both boys and girls starting at age 6 (new students must be in 1st grade AND 6 years old). The classes focus on individual soft shoe steps as well as an intro to hard shoe. The classes also work traditional ceili dancing.


Costumes

Shoes – All levels
All dancers in need of shoes should have been sized for new or used shoes during class. Should you need new shoes throughout the year, please visit the following websites, as we will not be doing any more bulk orders.

Rutherford Leather Bottom Ghillies
Rutherford Cavan Split Sole Pump
Rutherford Super Flexi Black Suede Sole – Hard Shoe

Black skirts – Beginners & Intermediates
The black skirts will be sized and handed out during class

You will also need:
– All-black sneakers (no color), or capesio dance sneakers
– White poodle socks
– Black leotard –  All dancers MUST wear the same leotard. Ask Kerri or Samantha during class.
– Hair tied in a half-up / half-down style, a bun, or a dance wig

Green Dresses – Advanced Dancers
Used Green dresses are often available for purchase in the dance room.
If you need a new dress, please tell Samantha or Kerri during class.

You will also need:
– All-black sneakers (no color), or capesio dance sneakers
– Skin color tights
– Poodle socks
– Black or gold bloomers to wear underneath
– Hair tied in a half-up / half-down style, a bun, or a dance wig

Wigs
We do not do a group order of Wigs, however, we do have the hair samples in the dance room to look at before placing your order. Please visit IrishWigs.com to place your order.