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Dance Theatre of Ireland @ Dun Laoghaire is a state-of-the-Art purpose built dance studio facility located on the upper level Bloomfields Centre. It is the new home of the Company and a resource for dancers and dance companies offering classes to the public.

President Mary McAleese:  "You have been powerful Ambassadors" -

Remarks at the Official Opening of DTI's Centre for Dance

Dance Theatre of Ireland @ Dun Laoghaire Dublin's Finest Centre for Dance
Bloomfields Centre, Lower Georges Street, Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin.

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Martin Drury (The Ireland Funds), Jim Rowe(DTI Board Chairman), President Mary McAleese, Loretta Yurick, Robert Connor (DTI Artistic Directors) & Lewis Clohessy (DTI Board Member) 

Gaye Tanham (Dance Officer, The Arts Council),

Patricia Quinn (Director, The Arts Council), President Mary McAleese, Loretta Yurick & Robert Connor (DTI Artistic Directors)

Sara Searson (DLRCC Arts Officer), Cathaoirleach DLRCC, President Mary McAleese, Loretta Yurick & Robert Connor (DTI Artistic Directors)


Robert Jackson & Muirne Bloomer

Loretta Yurick, Robert Connor (DTI Artistic Directors)

& President Mary McAleese


Carmel White & Orla Mulhern


Dance Classes for recreational enjoyment are taught by professional instructors at evenings and weekends -- quality dance experiences to increase individual body awareness, fitness and co-ordination in an atmosphere of fun and rejuvenation;


Modern dance forms including Contemporary Dance, release technique, hip-hop, jazz, Salsa, and others; plus special weekend courses.

Quieter sources of movement-including special courses in yoga and massage; and popular forms of dance for children, teens and adults: Special Intensive Dance courses at School Holidays and during the summer months.


In addition to the Programmes at the Centre the Studio is available for hire. This facility comprises:

  • Spacious, airy and brightly lit professional dance studio, 12mX16.9m (40ft x 55 ft) with sky lighting
  • Harlequin covered-sprung floor
  • music system using CD, cassette, mini disc, Mp3 players, iPhones and laptops
  • ballet barre and mirrors - (which can be covered)
  • Changing rooms & showers
  • Disabled Access with lift
  • Tea station
  • Security and intercoms
  • Seating for up to 100.



  • Dublin Youth Dance Company is a professionally directed dance group for young people seeking involvement in choreography, rehearsals and performances based at the Centre. For inquiries please Contact us .


  • Dance Theatre of Ireland @ Dun Laoghaire conveniently located on Lower Georges Street at the Bloomfields Shopping Centre Plaza in Dun Laoghaire town Centre (across from St. Michael's Hospital.) It is near the Ferry Terminal, Harbour, retail shops and cinema in one of Dublin's fastest growing population areas.Easily reached by DART (Dun Laoghaire stop), Bus (7, 7A, 8, 75, 45A, 46A, 59, 111) or by car(off street parking at Bloomfields Centre and IMC Cinema car parks). Entrance is from street level, Lwr Georges St. at the Bloomfields Plaza, immediately to the left of the IMC Cinema.

Dance Theatre of Ireland @ Dun Laoghaire is made possible with the co-operation and assistance of
The Arts Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, The Ireland Funds, and Venturepoint.


Dance Theatre of Ireland is available to teach dance workshops for your school, group or event through our Dance Performance Outreach Programme (DANCE POP). The workshops provide and exhilarating and creative experience in dance and are accompanied by world and popular music.

Reduced rates for block bookings of 10 or more to Dance Theatre of Ireland Performances are also available through Dance Theatre of Ireland's Outreach Programme DANCE POP.

If you would like to make a booking OR schedule an exhilarating Dance Workshop for your school or Community Group contact us or Ring +353 1 280 3455 for further information.

For further information
Dance Theatre of Ireland
Artistic Directors: Robert Connor & Loretta Yurick
Bloomfields Centre
Lower Georges Street, Dun Laoghaire
Co. Dublin, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 280 3455    Fax: +353 1 280 3466


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