Every Monday from Mon 15 Jan 2018 - Mon 12 Mar 2018
19:00 - 20:30
Drop in €15. Term rate available. Contact Lisa for details.
Lisa Tyrrell

Lisa’s Beginners/Improvers Jazz class is geared towards those who want to keep fit in a fun and energetic way. Intermediate Jazz classes are more suited to those with a dance background.  

This Jazz class consists of a warm up, corner work, amalgamations and Lisa’s own commercial choreography.


Lisa is the Artistic Director of Whynot Dance Company, a professional Jazz company which she formed in 2008 and to date performs regularly for TV, Theatre and Corporate Events.  Alongside this she runs a Jazz and Ballet school for adult education.  At six Lisa started Ballet and Gymnastics.  In 1993 upon graduation from The College of Dance Dublin she was accepted into London Contemporary Dance School. 

Professionally she has danced with Irish Modern Dance Theatre, New Balance Dance Company, and Chrysalis Danc.  Performances include The Smirnoff Fashion Awards, Le Cenerentola and The Ryder Cup Opening Ceremony.  TV/Film appearances include Erin Soup Dine In’s, ESB, and Smithwicks commercials, The Last Furlong, Winning StreakMrs. Browns Boys da Movie, featured dancer and Cellar Door Soldier Films, choreographer/dancer. 

She was Jazz choreographer for Dublin Youth Dance Company in 2005 and 2006, The Pyjama Game (2009), Jesus Christ Superstar (2010), Anything Goes and Oklahoma (2011).  Company works and choreographies include Move it (2008) and Silver Linings (2013), The Ploughing Championships (2014), Monto in the Park (2015), Electric Picnic (2015, 2016), One is Not Oneself with Cadance Theatre Company (2015), The Palestine Festival, with Director, Joe O’Byrne (2015). 

Lisa was on the Faculty of the full -time dance course at Sallynoggin College VEC for ten years, teaching commercial Jazz, Imperial Ballet, and Modern Theatre. She is also a regular guest Teacher for Dance Ireland, where she delivers morning professional classes in Jazz and Ballet.  She is a member of the Teaching Council and a fully registered Teacher with the ISTD. Qualifications include: Imperial Ballet DDI, DDE, Modern Theatre FDI, CDE, Zumba Instructor, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, NCEHS.

For further information:

  • Telephone: 087 967 4278
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: whynotdancecompany.ie/