The DanceComp 2020!

It’s that time of the year again! Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy would like to invite you to our annual, 7th international dance festival: The DanceComp 2020 Registration is now OPEN! https://flymark.com.ua/event/2835 This year our competition will be held LIVE on ‘Zoom’ and broadcast live via YouTube channel – Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy Subscribe and enjoy…

The Armas Cup 2020, Antalya – Turkey

Our Director and principal teacher – Wojtek Potaszkin, was honoured by being invited by Mr Igor Gutovskyi to be part of the judging panel alongside many dance legends at The Armas Cup – International Dance Gala 2020, Antalya Just to mention few:– Slavik Kryklyvyy (Ukraine),– Mirko Gozzoli (Italy),– Oxana Lebedev (Germany),– Igor Gutovskyi (Spain),– Pavel…

International Online Open to the World Grand Prix Series by Igor Gutovskyi

During the worldwide pandemic due to Covid-19 with most countries gone into lock down, Ireland was no different. Our dance classes – cancelled. Our lessons – cancelled. Our practice sessions cancelled. Our national annual DanceSport competitions – you guessed it, cancelled! We at the Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy had to learn to operate very differently…

Emerald Open 2020

2020 started with competing at The Emerald Open over weekend of 22nd/23rd February. Over 2 days we had many amazing results across all ages and levels and we also had some extra achievements to celebrate: We showcased new couples . Many of our dancers across all age groups moved up and won at highest levels…

WPDA Christmas Party 2019

What a better way to finish the year than having our first Christmas party in new dance studios ! We had a lovely evening with the dancers and parents celebrating some great achievements during the year. Our school is home to some of Ireland’s top bakers and they brought some of their treats to share…

6th DanceComp 2019

6th Christmas DanceComp 2019 On 15th December we hosted the 6th Annual Christmas DanceComp in National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Once again it was a hugely successful event with so many exciting visitors on the day. We would like to thank all the DFI schools for supporting the competition especially as it was so close to…

Community Involvement at WPDA

Community Day with Alzheimer Society of Ireland  After all the success we have had all year, it’s very humbling to give something back ❤   On Thursday 19th December a number of our dancers took time out to perform at the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Heskin Court day care centre Christmas party.  https://alzheimer.ie/ Their care, fun…

6th DFI Christmas DanceComp

6th DanceSport Federation of Ireland Christmas DanceComp Saving the best until last …….. Join us as we host the 6th Annual Christmas DanceComp 2019. The last competition in the 2019 DFI calendar and by far the competition worth waiting for. We have a packed programme of Ballroom & Latin open events, an international panel of…

DFI Awards Night 2019

DanceSport Federation of Ireland  Awards Night 2019 On 22nd November in the beautiful setting of Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan the DanceSport Federation of Ireland hosted the 2019 Awards night. The evening was a great opportunity for our team to swap training gear for gliz and glamour and more importantly to recognise some achievements of the school….

City of Dublin Championship 2019

City of Dublin Championship 2019 On Sunday 27th October we competed in the City of Dublin Championship 2019 in National Basketball Arena, Dublin. It was a hugely successful weekend with great results for all who competed.  We were also delighted to introduce 2 new couples on our team: Justin and Madison  Lucja and Olivia Both…

UKA Premier Medallist Championships 2019 – Blackpool.

UKA Premier Medalist 2019 – Blackpool. On October 6th some of our team took part in the UKA Premier Medalist student/teacher event in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens. For few of our dancers it was the first time to ever dance outside Ireland so they thoroughly made the most of it.  It was a tough competition but everyone…

The All Ireland Championships 2019

All Ireland 2019 Over the weekend of 21st and 22nd September we competed in the All Ireland Championships in National Basketball Arena, Dublin. All of our summer training paid off as a number of dancers were crowned All Ireland Champions AND every one of our dancers placed in a finalist position in every category that…

New Studio Now Open !

We are excited to announce the opening of our brand new purpose built studio in Palmerstown Village. Our new home will allow us expand the range of classes, lesson and workshop opportunities that we can offer the local dance community. This move could not happen without the support & patience of all our dancers, parents and teachers…

Summer Training Camp

Summer Training Camp With summer almost at an end it’s back to some serious training for our existing and future champions. We held an intensive summer camp during August which focused on a variety of skills and technique from latin technique with Wojtek, to ballroom frame & stance, ballet posture, ankle strength with Laura and…