Spring Break Begins April 9-Classes resume 4/22/17

We are currently on Spring Break. This week The World Championships of Irish Dance are being held in Dublin, Ireland. We wish our 6 dancers the best of luck! We are cheering for them!! ALL classes resume on Saturday, April 22. Enjoy your time off! Please note that you all received several emails with the break information and all of the break information is available on the calendar page of this website. http://culkinschool.com/redesign2/calendar/

World Qualifiers going to Dublin

We wish all of our World Qualifiers heading to Dublin to compete in the World Championships of Irish Dance the BEST of luck! Only 1% of dancers ever get the opportunity to dance in the “Olympics” of Irish dancing! Six of our dancers will be representing The Culkin School over Easter, taking the stage against the best dancers in the WORLD! How can you support them? Join us for a fundraising event to help our dancers get to Ireland! We will be hosting a wine tasting event at Olney Winery on April 4. Come out for some spectacular wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, raffles and of course LIVE entertainment by our six dancers going to Dublin! Tickets are $25 when preordered and $30 at the door. CLICK here to purchase tickets.

Thank you!

A huge heartfelt thank you to all of the dancers and parents who made our St. Patrick’s weekend such a huge success! All of our instructors and staff made it out to many of the performances and there is no denying that our dancers are passionate about Irish dancing and …

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NO Classes until March 20

‘Tis the Season! There will be NO classes held from March 15-18 because of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the Hughes UMC Rummage Sale. Please note that we have LOADS of fun dance performance opportunities for one & all! Click the SignUpGenius media button on the right hand side of …

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Culkin dancers featured with Pat Collins

Yesterday, former Adult Program Coordinator, Megan Moloney, called Sean regarding Channel 4’s need for Irish dancers! He got on it straight away and several of our dancers were featured on The Pat Collin’s Snow Stick Challenge! How exciting! Check out our dancers! They look cold but FABULOUS! Click this link to check them out! Once your on the page, go to the 3rd & 4th videos! WAY TO GO! http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Pat-Collins-Snow-Stick-Challenge-Celebrate-St-Patricks-Day-in-the-Snow-416132363.html

Shows galore! Where are we dancing?

‘Tis the season! The Culkin School of Irish Dance is performing ALL over the DMV for the next few weeks in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17! From The Kennedy Center to schools and nursing homes, there is something for everyone! If you’re interested in coming to watch, please check out our calendar by clicking here! If you’re a dancer and would like to join a performance or parade, click on the SignUpGenius media button to the right of this page, click the search button, type in ‘culkinshows@gmail.com’ and the code you’re given to find our performance & parade sign ups! This is the time for all dancers to show-off all of their hard work that they have done and learn about team work, stage presence and build up their confidence while having FUN! Teach your dancer how to give back to the community by sharing your dancer’s special talent with others! Experience the Culkin Community at it’s BEST! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Culkin Celtic Rhythm on Saturday, Feb 18!

Kick off the St. Patrick’s Day season with the Culkin School Booster Club’s First Annual sit down dinner and amazing performance by Lilt, Mitch Fanning and the Bog Band, CulkinLIVE and our very own championship Culkin Irish Dancers! Fun will be had by all! Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the show will begin at 7:45-9:15pm. Come one, come all to this amazing performance by amazing local musicians and dancers! Don’t miss it! To buy tickets–CLICK HERE!