In the News

The Culkin School has been spotlighted by several media outlets over the past few years. Some of the highlights, are listed below.  All links open a new window.

NOTE:  If you are a member of the media or an organization sponsoring a performance by the Culkin School and would like a high-resolution photo for publication, please contact Sean Culkin for information on photo releases. 

Performances at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage Featuring the Culkin School (2002-2013) Streaming Video This site requires a high-speed Internet connection and RealPlayer

“Step-Dancing the Night Away to Fight Cancer”, on Heard on the Hill/Roll Call, by Rebecca Gale. (March, 2015). Read the Article

“Irish Dancers in the DC Area Polish Their Steps for National Competition” in The Washington Post, by Mary Quattlebaum. (November, 2014). Read the Article 

“Talk of the Town: Kids Imagine Their Bethesda” in The Montgomery Gazette, by Elizabeth Waibel. (June 2014).  Read the Article

“Top Teens 2014/Bethesda Magazine’s Extraordinary Teen Awards” in Bethesda Magazine
Read the article (March-April 2014)~offsite~

“Dancing Champ Brings Trophy, High Kicks Home” in The Frederick News-Post
Read the article (1.18.12)~offsite~

“Carrying on a Dancing Tradition in Maryland” from IrishCentral
Read the article (07.01.11) ~offsite~

“Irish Dance in an Unlikely Place” in the Chantilly Patch
Read the article (03.18.11) ~offsite~

“Prelude to St. Pat’s” in the Georgetown Current
See the front page photo (03.12.08)

“Get up, get out and get moving: From Irish pipes to paintings to parades, Montgomery County loves Labor Day weekend” in the Montgomery Gazette
Read the Article (08.29.07) ~offsite~

“Culkin School preserves an Irish Dance tradition” in the Montgomery Gazette
Read the Article (02.21.07) ~offsite

“County provides the art, and art provides the magic:
Thousands attend Magical Montgomery celebration” in the Montgomery Gazette
Read the Article (10.05.05) ~offsite~

“A Step in a Different Direction:
Local Irish Dancers Go for World Title” in the Washington Post
Read the Article (03.16.05) ~offsite~

The Montgomery Gazette profiles Sean and the Culkin School
Link to Article (03.15.02) ~offsite~

National Public Radio interviews Culkin students attending a Riverdance workshop
Streaming Audio (06.01.01) ~offsite~

Remarks from President Bill Clinton recognizing the Culkin School for performing at the White House (6th paragraph from end)
Link to Article (03.17.99) ~offsite~

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