Trinity Irish Dance Company on NBC's 1st Look hosted by Audrina Patridge

This past weekend, the Trinity Elmhurst Studios were buzzing with television camera crews, as NBC's 1st Look (which airs Saturdays after SNL) joined the Trinity Irish Dance Company while they trained for their upcoming 2016 Touring Season.…

Leapovers on the Great Wall of China

When my husband and I announced to our children that we would spend two months living in China over the summer, my girls had a pressing question. It wasn’t about the food or the language or where they would live. Instead, they asked: “Can…

Ten Reasons Why Boys Should Dance Too!

Most forms of dance tend to have an over abundance of female dancers in comparison to their male counterparts and Irish dance is no exception!   While most boys are drawn to other forms of activity like soccer or football, there is something…

Sean Curran at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

    Renowned New York dancing company Sean Curran Company  is performing this coming weekend at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame.  Why is this exciting news for Trinity families you may…

Emily Finds Her Focus in Irish Dancing

 My husband Mark and I looked at each other. “She’s paying attention” we said incredulously. Our daughter Emily, well-established as a child with much more enthusiasm than attention span, was participating in a free Irish Dance class…

What IS Irish Dance, Anyway?

    Irish dance is certainly a distinctive form of dance.  Some compare it to tap-dancing, but it's not really.  It's distinctive and artistic, requires athleticism and flexibility, but many don't fully understand the specifics…

#TrinityIrishDancers #ShakeItOff for #ThrowBackThursday #TBT

There have been so many spoofs done on Taylor Swift's Shake It Off - aerobics instructors, to dancing cartoons everyone has gotten in on the Taylor Swift love of her catchy summer tune.  Since classes just got back in session, and we all have…

Why Irish Dance is the BEST EVER

While of course, we think Irish Dance is a wonderful activity for children; one that instills confidence, encourages leadership, and helps kids learn team building, we think there is no better testament to the positives of Irish Dance than out…

A World of Possibility

We as parents strive to find an activity that our children will have fun with, meet new friends and get some good exercise. By enrolling my child into Trinity Academy of Irish Dance it has opened a world of possibilities I did not even consider!…