Our teachers are all Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) accredited and continually attend courses to keep their training up to date. Each student is a valued and respected member of our school. As teachers we work to nurture their ability, we help them to shine & to enjoy themselves.


Gemma was previously a pupil of the Kilkenny Academy of Dance and has worked there since 2008. She has also trained with and worked in the Bray School of Dance since 2007. On gaining her BA Honours Degree in Music and Mathematical Studies from NUIM in 2006, Gemma decided to return to her true love; dance.

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A former student of Deirdre Forristal School of Dance, Finn has been working with The Kilkenny Academy of Dance since 2010. Through gaining her DDI and DDE, she is a qualified and registered teacher of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing in classical ballet and modern theatre dance.

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Laura Furlong

Laura started dancing at the Sheila Grace Dance School in Wexford at the age of 15 in styles such as Jazz, Hip Hop and Ballet Technique.

In 2002 she was awarded a Dance Bursary by Wexford Arts Council to pursue a career in Dance. In 2003-2005 she started her professional dance training as a student in CSN Cork on the Diploma in Dance Performance and Production Course.

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