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.



Try Irish Dance this summer! The Coogan School of Irish Dance is offering a summer camp just for Beginners! New dancers aged 5 and above will be introduced to the basics of Irish dance in a fun and lively 4-session camp - a brilliant way to get a wee taste of jigs, reels and so much more! We welcome families to explore our studio and meet the staff! Dancers will perform what they have learned on the last day. July 23rd - 26th from 5:30 to 6:30pm for $55 ($10 off for siblings). Call 860-614-8925 or email with questions!

Our School

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.

Our Philosphy

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)

More information coming soon regarding the Coogan School Feis to be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
We look forward to hosting our annual Feis this year, October 14, 2018

REGISTER NOW FOR OUR BEGINNER IRISH DANCE CAMP TO BE HELD JULY 23rd - 26th Classes held at our studio, 7BB Andover Drive, West Hartford, CT (off of New Park Avenue and Oakwood Avenue)

 New dancers aged 5 and above will be introduced to the basics of Irish dance in a fun and lively 4-session camp!