BREAKING IS BACK!

We are happy to announce that Breaking classes are finally back at the Academy! Start Date: 23 September, 2021 Day: Thursday Time: 7 – 8pm We bring to you the very best national tuition combined with top-class facilities, to nurture future Olympic Breaking Athletes. For those unaware – Breaking, in association with the World DanceSport…

When Life Gives You Lemons… Dance It Out!

As we bid adieu to summer, we would like to share with you a glimpse of what’s been on at the Academy over the past few months. We appreciate that times have been tough and we’d like to thank all – dancers, teachers, parents and supporters for standing strong pulling through as a team. We…

The Kaunas Cup 2021

On the weekend of 24-25 April, 2021, our students were presented with the opportunity to participate in another International event: The KAUNAS CUP 2021 – Online Open DanceSport Competition organised by the Lithuanian DanceSport Federation and Ms. Jurgita Vaskeviciute of DanceSport club “Svaja.” Our Director and Principal Teacher, Mr. Wojtek Potaszkin was invited to judge…

St. Patrick’s Dance Festival 2021

Our students participated in the St. Patrick’s Dance Festival 2021, organised by Fusion Dance Academy and the DanceSport Federation of Ireland. This was a video competition and our students participated in both Ballroom and Latin events, with it being the first Junior competition for some of our girls. We are delighted with everyone’s results, well…

Outdoor Classes Starting!

We are delighted to announce that we have new Outdoor Latin/ Ballroom and Hip-Hop classes commencing on 26 April 2021! We have new classes added to our schedule, details below. When? Beginners Ballroom and Latin for children every Monday from 5-6pm starting on 26 April, 2021. Hip-Hop for children every Thursday from 5-6pm starting on…

Our Pandemic Experience: One Year On

Throwback to March 2020, little did we know what the year would have in store for us – the Covid-19 pandemic has surely taken the world by storm, our DanceSport world not spared. We, like everyone else, have had to adapt to new ways of learning and teaching. The dedication and strong will of our…

The Emerald Open Online Festival 2021

The competitive season for the new year began with the Emerald Open – Virtual Festival on the 21st of February. Our students sent in video entries to both couples as well as solo Ballroom and Latin events across different age groups. It was a very successful set of results for team WPDA with all placing…

WPDA Christmas Party 2020

One of the highlights of our annual school calendar for many of our students is our Christmas and Awards party.This year, again, due to restrictions on gatherings it could not go ahead unfortunately. However, we could not let one of the most difficult years for us pass without acknowledging the hard work and dedication of…

The DanceComp 2020

As the hosts of the annual ‘DanceComp’ which is normally a Live event held in Dublin and with group events not allowed this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, we needed to think of a different way for our 7th annual event to still take place.We wanted dancers to still feel the thrill of a Live…

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…