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…

Christmas and Awards Party 2021

As we come to the end of another challenging year in the dance world, we held our annual Christmas/Awards Party in our studios in Palmerstown, Dublin 20. Everyone, small and big – had a great time dancing, partying and of course enjoying the awards for the best of 2021! We congratulate everyone on their great…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The DFI Irish Open 2019

Irish Open 2019 Over the weekend of 15th & 16th June our team took part in The Irish Open 2019 in National Basketball Arena. Our competitors took part in open, solo and student/teacher events and the school achieved great results across all events. It was great way to end the season and while competitions may…

Best Sports Club in Dublin 2019!!!

2019 Winners of 98fm’s Dublin’s Best Sports Club. On 23rd May, we attended the final of 98fm Best of Dublin Awards 2019 in the fantastic  setting of the Guinness Storehouse.  We were among 80 finalists bidding for one of the 16 winner titles. After weeks of voting by the general public we had made it…

DanceSport Federation of Ireland – East Coast Cup 2019

East Coast Cup 2019 On May 19th our team took part in the DFI East Coast Cup 2019 in Greystones – Wicklow. Competitors took part in the open, solo and student/teacher events bringing home plenty of medals and trophies on the day. We were delighted to introduce our newly formed Youth Couple – Sean & Faustina who put on a…