Villanova Irish Dance Team Prepares for Intercollegiate Competition

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Article and Videos By Brendan Clay It’s Labor Day, September 5, 2016, and the Villanova Irish Dance Team is hard at work preparing to compete. An upbeat pop number blares throughout the tiny dance studio in St. Mary’s Hall on… Continue Reading

Kieran Jordan—Leader in the Field of Irish Dance

TOP: Kieran Jordan and Kevin Doyle dancing traditional Irish jigs, in Miltown Malbay, County Clare. Music from Michael Tubridy and James Keane. BOTTOM: A taste of Willie Clancy Summer School from County Clare. Here is a clip from the Dance… Continue Reading

Shall we dance…a haon…a dó…a trí!

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5 Questions For 5 Dancers: 1: How and when did you get involved in Irish Dance? 2: As your interest developed, did you set specific goals for yourself? 3: Do you consider Irish Dance a more artistic rather than athletic endeavor…or bit… Continue Reading

Collegiate Irish Dancers Meet in Friendly Competition at Villanova University

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(Photo above: Left to right: Kristen Sileo, Allison Wetterauw, Colleen Fitzpatrick, and Eileen McAlonan from the Catholic University of America accept the second place award for the Four Hand Reel from George Pinchock, Villanova’s assistant director of the Office of… Continue Reading