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It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas at Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

We've had a busy few weeks at Trinity Academy of Irish Dance.  With the various outdoor festivals and holiday celebrations, our performance troupes have been all over Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee spreading the holly and the jolly!  Some…

Arts Education Has A Positive Influence On Academic Achievement

The City of New York announced  23 Million Dollar plan to boost Arts Education into their public school system.  Experts have stated for quite a long time that arts education leads to better rounded students, and according to the New York…

How #IrishDance helped McGregor be a better #MMA fighter & McIlroy a better #golfer

Conor McGregor and Rory McIlroy are both well-known in the world of MMA fighting and Golfing respectively.  They both are at the top of the sport amassing thousands of wins and world-wide adulation.  In a January article published on 18Pounds the…

Christmas Toy Parade with Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2

One of Trinity Academy of Irish Dance's favorite Christmas events is the 17th Annual Christmas Toy Parade put on by the Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2.  This past weekend Trinity, along with members of the Chicago Firefighters and local…

Men of Trinity Off and Running with Guest Choreographer Colin Barkell

This past weekend, Trinity Academy of Irish Dance's Men of Trinity program launched its 2015/2016 Season with rehearsals at both the 3rd Ward Studios and the Elmhurst Studios.  Guest choreographer Colin Barkell flew in to teach new choreography…