Passing on the tradition of Irish Dance

Lenihan School of Irish Dance has been Connecticut’s premiere Irish dance school for over 30 years. We provide a fun, inspiring environment for children and adults to learn Irish dance. Whether you choose to Irish dance recreationally or to achieve championship status, as many of our dancers have, Lenihan is the place to achieve your goals as well as gain lifelong friendships!

Irish Dance classes available for all levels of experience

For students 3 years old to adulthood, Lenihan offers a variety of class options and locations. Our focus is scheduling classes that work for you. No other school in the area offers more flexibility than Lenhihan

Students build skill, confidence and lasting friendships

Lenihan School is admired for their high quality of instruction and faculty expertise. Our students not only gain a love and appreciation for the art of Irish dance, but also friendships with fellow dancers that last a lifetime. 

We are so proud of the competitive achievements of our dancers

The accomplishments of Lenihan students are recognized throughout Connecticut and around the globe. We have 68 World medals presented to our dancers, as well as many New England and North American awards.

Year-Round Open Enrollment

Become a part of the Lenihan team

Free Trial Classes

Try out Irish dancing at no cost to you
Call (203) 261-6656 or contact us to set up a time
Photos & Video
  • young dancer at event
    March 2017

    Cultural Night at the Gaelic American Club

    Lenihan School of Irish Dance kicks off the Saint Patrick’s Day season delighting a full house at this year’s Cultural Night at the Gaelic American Club.

  • January 2017

    Feet of Fire

    This incredible dance was choreographed by Meghan Lenihan and Erin Collins and performed by Lenihan School of Irish Dance