Lafayette Indiana Studio

Our Lafayette IN  studio is located at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
638 North St.  Lafayette IN  47901.
We offer classes on Saturdays for dancers of all ages from 2 - 102 from beginner to champion level classes. 
Below is a list of classes for beginners or members to be. 

If you need more advanced levels, please us this CONTACT US FORM so we can learn more about your goals and needs and recommend the proper classes for you.

All of our dancers are welcome to take part in performances & competitions when they are ready.

Jump'n Jig  - The Preschool Irish Dance Program
Ages 2 - 5 is offered at this location.


Class Schedule (September - May)

Saturdays
10:30 - 11:15 -
Beginner Classes - Youth Program - Ages 6 - 17 
11:15 - 12:00 - Beginner Hard Shoe Ages 8 - Adult
12:00 -12:45 - Competitors Class - Ages 8 - Adult
12:45 - 1:30     Beginner Classes - Adult Program  - Ages 18+

 

Events
Performance Sept 17 - Global Fest  3:15 - 3:25
Performers - Dressed and ready by 2:00PM 
If you know at least your Level 1/Beginner Reel you may sign up for this show. 
Please RSVP by Sept 12 at noon to [email protected]

 


Classes

McGovern Irish Dance Beginner Program

Learn how to do Reels, Slip Jigs &  Light Jigs as well as some new and traditional group dances.  
Students will work on coordination and establish familiarity with the lively rhythms of the Irish music while learning the fundamentals of foot placement, body alignment and basic steps.  We will concentrate on the soft shoe dances called the Beginner Reel, Light Jigs, and Slip Jigs as well as some hard shoe dances.  No previous dance experience required. Dancers can sign up for performances and competitions once they are ready, if they choose. . 

10:30 - 11:15 - Beginner Classes - Youth Program - Ages 6 - 17 
12:45 - 1:30     Beginner Classes - Adult Program  - Ages 18+


 Dancers in this class will be asked to participate in the following events, but participation is not required: ​

  • Beginner Showcase & Ceili
  • Some St. Patrick’s Day Shows
  • Opportunities to participate in competitions if you choose

August Dancer Evaluations
Each season will end with the August Dancer Evaluation where your dancer will receive a certificate for the dances learned!


Beginner Hard Shoe Youth & Adult

Produce the sound of thunder with your own two feet! Our Beginner Hard shoe class will introduce you to the fantastic, percussive style of Irish dance which is a highly rhythmic and musical dance form that relies on the precise execution of foot-based dance patterns.

This class is open to dancers ages 8 to adult, no prior experience is necessary. Hard shoes are not needed until the 3rd month of your classes

Saturdays 11:15 - 12:00 - Ages 8 - Adult

 


Competitors Class
Dancers that wish to compete must sign up for the Competitors class.  This class will be offered as follows.

  • Term 1 September  - November
  • Term 2 December - February       
  • Term 3 March - April       
  • Term 4 May - August

You can start competing as a BEGINNER!  Set goals, make new friends, experience the thrill of winning as a soloist or team member, learn first hand how hard work pays off!



 


McGovern Irish Dance 2022/2023
Terms/Events (Dates for events are subject to change)

 

If you are looking for a more advanced class, please contact us
so we can learn more about your goals and needs and recommend the proper classes for you.

[email protected]
Call/text (937) 321 -6687
OR us this CONTACT US FORM 


All of our dancers are welcome to take part in performances & competitions when they are ready.

Jump'n Jig is offered at this location.

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