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Song and Dance Studios are temporarily closed.

We're excited to launch our special Level 5 Zoom schedule starting tomorrow!

Song and Dance will be open for classes this afternoon, Tuesday 20th October, as Level 5 restrictions do not come into effect until Wednesday night.

After this, we are seeking clarity on Minister Stephen Donnelly’s statement on Claire Byrne Live last night, i.e. ‘Another thing I was very keen on is that sports training for school age children which is non-contact pods of 15 will go ahead.’

Sports rules have previously applied to non-dance cultural activities (like us). We’ll keep you informed.

If not, we’ll be in touch by the end of the week with our virtual schedule of classes, which we’ll run via Zoom for the duration of Level 5.

Congratulations to Canbelto Women's Choir, who just won the Comórtas Gaeilge at the 2019 Feis Ceoil!

Tonight, Jimmy O'Byrne and Billy Crosbie gave a beautiful performance of their show Moon River: The Songs of Johnny Mercer at The Playhouse@ Song and Dance Studios.

Song and Dance Senior Dancers took part at PERFORM IRELAND at the RDS this weekend. Here they are performing 'Feel It Still' from Showtime at the Helix 2018.
Our senior students had a night on the town to see drama teacher Rachel in The Great Gatsby at the Gate Theatre.

Cheers, Old Sport!

Lucy's Home For Christmas!
We were delighted to host Lucy O'Byrne for her first solo concerts at The Playhouse @ Song and Dance Studios this week.

The sell-out gigs served as another first - the first official public performance at The Playhouse!

Today some of our senior students went on a day-trip to Belfast to see Lucy star as Eva Peron in 'Evita'.

Here they are after their workshop of show choreography with Evita's Dance Captain Callum Fitzgerald.

Lucy also arranged a backstage tour for our group after the show.

Thanks Lucy, and well done!
We're having a wonderful summer of camps with our creative, hard-working students.

Pictured above are the participants of Play in a Day 2 camp on the set of one of the short films they made as part of their play.

We've just finished the week with a stellar performance of their devised play 'And The Winner Is...'
Pictured above are some of our senior students during our dress rehearsal at the Helix Theatre for Showtime 2018.

Today, we're recovering from an absolutely wonderful, jam-packed weekend of sold-out shows!

We're so proud of all our students and the fantastic progress you've shown this year. We can't wait to see you all again in September.
Pictured are Sue and some of our senior girls on our trip to London to see Lucy in Les Miserables. We had a fantastic two day trip - also taking in Half a Sixpence, a class at Pineapple Dance Studios and a tour of the Royal Albert Hall.

We can't wait until the next one!
We're beyond delighted with the success of this week's Drama Festival. Now in it'sthird year, the festival goesfrom strength to strength thanks to great work from cast and crew.

We were especially delighted to premiere 'The Grey Area', an original play devised and performed by our senior drama students. Congratulations to the entire team!
We're so proud of wunder kid Aaron Ryan and his amazing appearance on the Late Late Toy Show.

There's big things coming his way!
What an absolutely fantastic time we had at this year's Summer Camps!
We're so proud of everyone's great work, commitment and positive attitudes over our SIX camps.
We can't wait to do it all again.
Here's a couple of photos, but parents of campers can see a larger selection by requesting to join our private Facebook group here.
Tonight is the opening night of The Constant Wife, at the Gate Theatre, featuring Drama teacher Rachel.

Best of luck!
What a great day our Song and Dance family had at AIMS Choral Festival! Jimmy's two choirs took home THREE First Place prizes between them.

The CanBelto Ladies Choir - 1st Place Sacred Music, 1st Place Gospel Music, 3rd Place Light Touch.

YouFour - 1st Place Chamber Choir, 'Highly Commended' Sacred Music.


A huge Well Done to all our students who participated in our second annual Drama Festival. We've had great reactions over the past few nights and we're really proud of all your work.

Check out our Facebook Group for more photos.
With news of Senior and Junior Hip-Hop crews (The Revolution and The Rebellion) placing well in their competitions at irish hip-Hip Idol today, our trophy cabinet is starting to look pretty full.

Glee Choir, Song and Dance Show Choir, YouFour and the Canbeltos have had a great year!
Manchester Trip 2015
We've just got back from our inaugural field trip with some of our senior students.

We took the ferry to Manchester to do some workshops, see former student Lucy O'Byrne in The Sound of Music at the Lowry, and of course, a bit of shopping in the Christmas sales!

A great time was had by all, and we've already got plans afoot for the next trip.

Thanks to all the students and parents for a lovely time!

July 2014

Very excited to announce that Song and Dance Show Choir (our Senior Musical Theatre class) have reached the Final Stages of the National Showchoir Competition!!

The Final will take place on the 1st November 2014 at the National Convention Centre, with the winners decided by Judges' AND Audience vote - so we're going to need a lot of support!

Contact Carol to book tickets for the event. And wish us luck!

3rd June 2014

We can finally announce that The Former Postal Sorting Office at 27 College Street, Baldoyle is about to become the

After many, many months of negotiations and planning, we picked up the keys today.

Watch this space...

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