We are Ireland’s national dance development organisation and, true to our origins, we are proud to continue to be the representative body for the professional dance community in Ireland.
Our bold ambition is for dance to be valued and vibrantly, actively and confidently part of people’s lives.
Achieving this, we believe, would ensure a sustainable future for dance in Ireland and a credible career for those committed to dance as a profession.
We exist to make this happen.
Our Vision, Mission & Values
OUR VISION is of an Ireland where dance is valued and is vibrantly, actively and confidently part of people’s lives.
Who We Are
Dance Ireland is the representative body for dance in Ireland. We enable both professional artists and enthusiasts to achieve their creative potential.
Dance Ireland Strategy: Moving Forward Together (2018-2023)
Our strategy asserts our ambition for dance to be valued and vibrantly, actively and confidently part of people’s lives. It outlines our focus for the next five years, which will strengthen our position as the leading development organisation for dance in Ireland.
Board of Directors
The board of directors is a non-executive board which oversees the mission of the organisation is carried out and ensures good governance.
The Dance Ireland executive are here to offer support, advice and advocacy to the dance community.
Contact, Location & Opening Hours
Located on Foley Street in Dublin’s city centre (adjacent to Talbot Street and Amiens Street). Open 6 days a week.
Learn about the history of Dance Ireland since its establishment by a group of like-minded dancers and choreographers in 1989 to the present day.
DanceHouse is fully wheelchair accessible. Please call reception on 01 855 8800 if you require additional assistance and advice to enjoy your visit.
The board of directors is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance which guides the organisation in its professional conduct.
We value your input. Please share any feedback you may have on your experience with Dance Ireland and what we do.