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 GRANT – School Director

Gemma has attended The Deborah Capon College of Dance, England, to further her training and had the honour of receiving a scholarship to visit Impulstanz Dance festival in Vienna where she had the opportunity to work with many internationally renowned choreographers. Gemma has worked as a Dance teacher for The Bray School of Dance and The Bray Institute of Further Education and managed the Kilkenny Academy of Dance before taking over her role as Director.

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FINN POWER – School Director

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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