Whynot Dance Company Children’s Ballet School

Whynot Dance Company Children’s Ballet School Suncroft Community Complex,  Suncroft, Co. Kildare


Students have the opportunity to study the fundamental basics of Ballet.  They will learn about musicality, rhythm and using their imagination through the art of dance.

Artistic Director Lisa Tyrrell has over 20 years experience in the dance industry, she is Garda Vetted, a member of the Teaching Council and a fully registered and qualified Teacher with the ISTD, Modern Theatre & Imperial Ballet FDI, CDE, DDI, DDE, NCEHS Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor, Zumba Instructor.

Children will have the option to train for their Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing exams and take part in performances

The school will be run over three Terms (Each term will be 12 weeks long)

Term 3: Wednesday 11th April to Wednesday 27th June 2018
Timetable and Fees:
3.30 pm – 4.15 pm Baby Ballet 3 – 5 yrs, 12 week term €72
4.15 pm – 5.15 pm Primary Ballet 6 – 8 yrs, 12 week term €96
Siblings signed up for term rates will receive a 10% Discount
Pay as you Go: 
Drop in rate for a 45 minute class is €6
Drop in rate for a 1 hour class is €8
Exams: (Optional)
Exams take place once a year (normally one day during May).
Exam fees are separate and are set by the examinations body.
Children from the ages of 3 – 5 yrs do NOT require a uniform, it is optional, however due to health and safety reasons they MUST wear correct footwear
Children from 6 yrs are required to wear a uniform especially if parents wish to enter them for exams.
(see below for details)

Pink ballet socks
Pink leather ballet shoes with elastics

White or black ballet socks
White or black leather ballet shoes with elastics

For safety reasons it is compulsory to dance in the correct footwear. Ballet shoes and socks can be purchased from either of the following locations:

163 Parnell Street
Dublin 1
Tel: +353 1 874 4894

16 Sandford Road
Dublin 16
Tel: +353 1 497 6128

The staff at Danceworld will fit your child for the correct size shoe. Please ask the staff to fit your child while wearing ballet socks as they are thinner than normal socks. The staff will be happy to provide ballets socks for your child.

The Ballet leotard with attached skirt is also purchased from Danceworld. Please tell the staff that your child attends Whynot Dance Company Ballet School at Suncroft and they will know which uniform to get for you. An example of the leotard is provided below.  This uniform is suitable for ages 3 to 6 yrs.

Finally if you wish to register your children for classes please email me with the following details:

Name and age of child and what class you would like them to start in.

I am also taking names and ages of children up to teenagers with a view to forming more classes once I have enough to go ahead with both in Ballet, Modern Theatre and Jazz. The starting age for all classes is 3 years and children must be potty trained.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information

Happy Dancing

Kind regards

Miss Lisa












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