Founded in 2008 by Beth Anne McFadden, TCRG, the McFadden Academy is the ONLY Irish Dance school in Vermont certified and accredited under An Coimisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha (the Irish Dancing Commission)

This means that those students who wish to are able to participate and compete in local, regional, national and international competitions (though competing is not required).

                          We offer a wide variety of classes designed for students from ages 4 to Adult.  

Our students learn a great deal at the Academy and the benefits go far beyond just learning traditional Irish Dance steps. Our students also learn and develop:

  • Confidence                                                                                                                                             
  • Integrity
  • Poise
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Fitness (lots of Cardio!)
  • Teamwork
  • Cognitive Development
  • Self-Discipline
  • A sense of Community

Perhaps most importantly our students, parents and instructors enjoy a wonderful camaraderie and sense of community. We truly are one big family!

Fun, fast-paced, exciting, challenging, and technical, Irish Dance is for Everyone – 
you don’t have to be Irish!

Summer Camps!!

Come try Irish dance this summer!!!


McFadden Academy of Irish Dance Summer Mini Camps

   July 16th- July 20th   9:00AM- 1:00 PM

   July 23rd-July 27th   9:00AM-1:00 PM       

   ***Ages 4 and up***                                                                                              








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Mailing Address

PO Box 4184
Burlington, VT 05406
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Colchester Studio

47 Commerce Street
PO Box 4184
Colchester, VT 05446
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