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…

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…

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…

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…

The 5th Christmas DanceComp 2018

Christmas DanceComp 2018 Well we did it, the best competition of the year so far……. On Sunday 9th Dec we hosted the annual Christmas DanceComp 2018. It was a great success with over 350 competitors throughout the day. We had top results across all categories of the competition. See below our long list of winners…

20th Maribor Open, Slovenia 2018

20th Maribor Open, Slovenia 2018 On Dec 1st and 2nd our Junior couple Sean and Megan represented the WP Dance Academy and Ireland at The 20th Maribor Open in Slovenia.  As always they battled on the dance floor with the worlds best couples to achieve 20th position in WDSF Junior Open Latin.  It was also…

The Irish Open Championships 2018

The Annual Irish Open Championships took place on June 10th This is the last competition of the season in Ireland & many of our students did us extremely proud winning Irish Championship titles across the Minor, Juvenile and Adult sections.   Our Irish Open 2018 Champions:   🏆  Tina Song – Minor2 Solo Irish Open Champion 🏆  🏆 …

Star Cup Ritmo Danza Italy 2018

Our amazing journey to participate in International events was a big focus during the 2017/18 season and in June, 5 of our couples competed in the Italian Star Cup. The 5th Star Cup Ritmo Danza was held in the beautiful location of Faenza, Italy and hosted some of Worlds top couples. All 5 couples –…

Glitterball Classic 2018

On May 19th & 20th our kids competed in the annual Glitterball Classic event. Our dancers put on amazing displays on the dance-floor and there were trophies and medals in lots of categories especially in the Student Teacher, Minors & Juveniles.       Our Champions of Dance Glitterball Classic 2018  🏆  Maggie Wang Minor1 Solo E…

Athletes Cup 2018

Our team competed in the annual Athletes Cup on April 15th hosted by the DanceSport Federation of Ireland. Our dancers put on amazing displays on the dance-floor and there were trophies and medals in lots of categories especially in the Minors & Juveniles. Our DFI Athletes Cup Champions: 🏆  Han Qi Yu & Lilly Kearns –…

City of Cork DanceSport Festival 2018

The first ever City of Cork DanceSport Festival was held on March 24th in the esteemed venue of the Cork City Hall. It was a great event and its first for Cork City which made it even more special. The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins even popped in to visit the event. Our dancers…