The Coogan School of Irish Dance, located in West Hartford Connecticut, is recognized throughout the New England region and the country for its excellence in dance education. Rooted in a long family tradition of Irish Dance, the Coogan School offers a personal approach to dance instruction combining rigorous instruction with a caring approach.



Now Accepting Registrations for New and Returning Students! Our Fundamentals Class is perfect for dancers ages 2 1/2 to 4 and our Beginner I Class is designed for dancers ages 4 1/2 and older. Both levels are offered on both Tuesdays and Saturdays! Click on the tab above to view our class schedule and to complete our online registration form.

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Years of Experience
Established as a competitive and highly reputable center for Irish Dance education for ages 3 and older, with dancers earning first place awards in the New England Irish Dance Championship Traditional Set competition as well as regional, national and international awards in preliminary and championship level events. We incorporate traditional and contemporary Irish Dance.

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Well-rounded Dancers
We are not solely focused on competition, but rather emphasize the enrichment of the student in all aspects of life. We encourage dancers to pursue either a competitive or non-competitive track depending on their individual interests. Self-esteem, social and communication skills, and physical health are nurtured in each dance lesson, aiming to bring enjoyment and confidence to our dancers.

Coogan School Feis (Formerly Torrington Feis)

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - Syllabus Now Available
Hosted at Lewis S. Mills High School at 26 Lyon Road, Burlington, CT 06013. Entries for the Feis are closed at this time. Please view our stage schedule on our Feis Page.

Register now for the 2016-2017 season. Classes held at our new studio, 7BB Andover Drive, West Hartford, CT (off of New Park Avenue and Oakwood Avenue)

Now registering new and existing students for the 2016-2017 season. New and Returning students can view the schedule and complete the registration form by clicking on the tab at right or on the tab "Register Now" at the top of this page.