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Cleary Irish Dance

with Margaret Cleary and Katie Dean

 class info: Mondays 5-6PM, starting February 5, 2017

about Cleary Irish Dance
Cleary Irish Dance offeres classes for students of all ages and levels. Students learn the traditional art form of Irish dance (reels, jigs and hornpipes) in both soft and hard shoes. Members of Cleary Irish Dance perform regularly at events throughout the Southland and have appeared many times on local and national television as well as Irish TV (RTE). They have performed with the Chieftains, the Irish Rovers, Cherish the Ladies, Solas and other notable Irish entertainers; at the Hollywood Bowl with the Disney Young Symphony Orchestra, Descanso Gardens with the Pasadena Pops and in Las Vegas. Cleary Irish Dance has successfully established it’s presence in competitions at the regional and national level. Members of the group qualify every year to represent the Western U.S. region at the World Championships held annually at Easter in Ireland. Cleary Irish Dance is proud to perpetuate the traditions and culture of Ireland in Los Angeles.

about Margaret Cleary, TCRG
During her competitive years, Margaret won countless solo championships, including All-England title and All-Ireland awards. She was a member of the Kavanagh senior figure dance team that were World Champions three consecutive years. Margaret attained her teaching accreditation (TCRG) with the Irish Dancing Commission in Dublin in 1976. In 1994, Margaret Cleary was recognized for her contributions to the Irish community in Southern California by Mayor Richard Riordan, as an Irish Honoree of the Year. In 2005, Margaret successfully achieved the status of Irish Dancing Commission Examiner, one of 8 in North America, 32 worldwide. She has served five terms as an executive board member of the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America (IDTANA) and currently holds the position of Western US Regional Director for the IDTANA and Vice President of An Coimisiun le Rince Gaelacha.

Note: This instructor is independent of Studio A Dance. For information, please contact the instructor directly (contact info below)
Contact: Margaret Cleary: or e-mail 818 886 3459, or e-mail

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