From beginner to championship level, solo dancing to ceili (team) dancing, the Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dancing has inspired appreciation for the art of Irish Dance for more than 27 years. Because our focus is quality, not quantity, our class sizes allow for focused, individualized instruction by our staff of five instructors, of which four are certified by An commission. Ann Lavin Cassidy BG, Laura Stack Finn ADCRG, Emma Jane Jordan TCRG, Caoimhe Cassidy TCRG and Stephanie Ryan.
The Lavin-Cassidy studio, in Worth, Illinois, is a state-of-the-art facility that features floating dance floors like those used by professional dance companies. Additional classes are offered in Oak Forest at Gaelic Park.
Lavin-Cassidy holds numerous first place titles in Solo and Team in Midwest Regional, National Championships and also at the pinnacle of Irish dancing the All Ireland and World Championships. Most recently, in 2014 and 2015, our senior Girl’s Under 19 Ceili , our junior Girls Under 13 placed First at the All ireland and World Championships held in Dublin and Montreal, Canada. In addition Tadgh Spillane placed first to win his second consecutive World Title in Montreal. We are so proud of all of our World Medal holders and all of our hardworking dancers.
Lavin Cassidy offers competitive solo and team dancing but we also offer our students the opportunity to participate in a variety of show performances throughout the Chicago area.
The Lavin-Cassidy Parents Club is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Lavin-Cassidy Feis to be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2015 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Information about the feis can be found on the Lavin-Cassidy Feis tab on the home page.