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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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Madison Kids Expo Performance

Catch the Trinity Irish Dancers main stage performance during the Madison Kids Expo at the Alliant Energy Center. The annual Madison Kids Expo includes plenty of family-friendly attractions and kids activities for everyone to enjoy!