The DanceComp 2022

The weekend of January 15-16, 2022 will surely go down as one to remember – for reasons aplenty! We were absolutely delighted to be able to host our 8th live DanceComp after a gap of two years. Despite the unexpected turn of events, team WPDA stood strong and pulled off yet another successful edition. We…

The 8th DanceComp !

The 8th DanceComp, 2022 is finally here! For the 8th year running, Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy have an action packed event planned – including a full programme of Ballroom&Latin, Hip Hop and Breaking events for all levels and ages with a highly esteemed International panel of adjudicators and International champions attending. When: Sunday, 16th January…

Domino Cup in Moletai, Lithuania.

On the 20th November the WPDA team represented Ireland at an International DanceSport event in Moletai, Lithuania. Thanks to the amazing hospitality of our Lithuanian friends, our dancers had an opportunity to practise with their International competitors before the big weekend! The quality of dancing was at an extremely high level, but they held their…

Baltic Cup International Dance Festival 2021

Our Director, Mr. Wojtek Potaszkin was invited to adjudicate at the prestigious Baltic Cup and Polish Open Championships held in Elblag, Poland over the weekend of 20-21 November 2021. Every year, annually in October, Elbląg changes into the international capital of dance. The Baltic Cup Festival is now not only one of the biggest dance…

The 8th DanceComp, 2021 is finally here!

We are thrilled to announce details of the final competition in the DFI calendar year For the 8th year running, Wojtek Potaszkin Dance Academy have an action packed event planned including a full programme of Ballroom&Latin, Hip Hop and Breaking events for all levels and ages with a highly esteemed panel of adjudicators and maybe…

Indoor Classes are Back!

It’s great to have the studios back open, buzzing with energy and talent – only been a couple of weeks and we have loads going on, take a look! We offer classes in Breaking, Ballroom & Latin, Hip-Hop and Drama. Delighted to have such a fabulous team of teachers with us and see new students…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…