Class Schedule

2018 - 2019

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Fall Session: September 10th – December 1st
Winter Session: December 3rd – March 9th
Spring Session: March 11th – June 8th 

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, October 31st: Happy Halloween! – Closed
  • Thursday, Nov 15th – Saturday, Nov 24th: New England Regionals/Thanksgiving Break – Closed
  • November 26th – 30th  Last week of Fall Session:  Bring a friend to class & Parent Observation
  • Monday, December 17th – Fairfield/Trumbull Christmas Party
  • Tuesday, December 18th – Madison Christmas Party
  • Wednesday, December 19th – Tuesday, January 1st: Christmas Break – Closed
  • Friday, February 15th – Monday, February 18th: Winter Break – Closed
  • March 4th – 8th  Last week of Winter Session: Bring a friend to class & Parent Observation
  • Monday, April 15th – Saturday, April 20th: Spring Break – Closed
  • Saturday, May 25th – Monday, May 27th:  Memorial Day – Closed
  • Sunday, June 9th – Annual End of the Year Céilí!
  • Sunday, June 16th – Wee Irish Festival @ The Gaelic-American Club, Fairfield

Fairfield

Sheeaun Academy Studio

703 Post Rd. Fairfield, CT 06824

Mondays

  • Pre-Beginners: 3 & 44:15 – 4:45pm
  • Beginner/Advanced Beginner: 5 & Up5:15 – 5:15pm
  • Advanced Beginner5:15 - 6:15pm
  • Novice/Prizewinner5:15 – 6:30pm
  • Championship6:30 - 8:30pm

Wednesdays

  • Pre-Beginners: 3 & 44:15 - 4:45pm
  • Beginner/Advanced Beginner: 5 & Up4:15 - 5:15pm
  • Advanced Beginner5:15 - 6:15pm
  • Novice/Prizewinner5:15 - 6:30pm
  • Championship6:30 - 8:30pm

Fridays

  • Novice - Championship4:30 - 5:45pm

Saturdays

  • Beginner (Intro)9:00 - 9:45am

Killingworth

Back Stage Dance Center

176 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419

Tuesdays

  • Championship6:30 - 8:30pm

Madison

American Legion Post 79

43 Bradley Rd., Madison, CT 06443

Thursdays

  • Pre-Beginners: 3 & 44:15 – 4:45pm
  • Beginner/Advanced Beginner4:15 – 5:15pm
  • Novice/Prizewinner5:15 – 6:15pm
  • Championship6:15 - 8:00pm
  • Adults8:00 – 9:00pm

Trumbull

Rockwell Dance Center

18 Lindeman Dr. Trumbull, CT 06611

Wednesdays

  • Pre-Beginners: 3 & 44:30 - 5:00pm
  • Beginner/Advanced Beginner4:30 – 5:30pm

Class Descriptions

Pre-Beginners: 3 & 4:  An Introduction to Irish Step Dance for 3 & 4 year olds. Your tiny dancers will learn their right from their left as they work on balance, coordination, and rhythm.  They will learn basic postures and movements and learn how each step is danced to the music when they are introduced to ‘reels’and ‘jigs’

Beginner/Advanced Beginner:  An Introduction to Irish Dance for ages 5 & up. Dancers will work on balance, coordination, and rhythm as they learn basic postures and movements.  They will learn how each step is danced to the music when they are introduced to ‘reels’and ‘jigs’.  Once beginner steps are completed, a dancer may move on to Advanced Beginner where they will learn Slip Jigs and begin hard shoe. *Please note there are some combined Beginner/Advanced Beginner classes where listed.

Novice:  For dancers who have completed all of their Advanced Beginner material and are ready to continue to a Novice level.

Prizewinner:  For dancers who have completed all of their Novice material, and have placed in a Novice level at feiseanna.

Championship:  For dancers who have received the appropriate placements in a Prizewinner level at feiseanna.

Adults:  An Intro to Irish step dancing for adults.  Learn the basic steps and techniques of Irish dance as well as ceili dances (group dances).  A great workout and a lot of fun!