For Arts Office led Dance initiatives see 'Dancer in Residence'

Síamsa Tíre, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland, situated in Tralee hosts a number of dance performances and workshops throughout the year. The centre is home to the Core Company who perform a summer season that platforms traditonal Irish Dance and Folk Theatre. The performances have traditional flavor with contemporary flair. Síamsa is open year round the dance program includes traditional, contemporary, modern and ballet. For details contact 066-7123055     St. John's Theatre & Arts Center, situated in Listowel hosts a number of dance performances of various styles, contact 068-22566 or for details.

The Kerry School School of Music, Tralee host ballet classes and modern dance, contact 066-7125690 for details. RAD Syllabus Examinations and major Ballet Performances take place in alternate years. Subjects, Modern Dance: Open to dancers over nine years of age. Ballet and Modern combined: The ideal dance education prepared students for a broad range of leisure-time or career options.

Kerry Youth Dance Theatre Kerry Youth Dance Theatre emerged as a direct spin off from the Kerry County Council Dance Residency Kerry’s first contemporary dance company for young people (aged 16-26) in 2009, to be a creative and artistic voice for youths, using movement and dance as their primary form of expression. The mission of KYDT is to develop and create new dance works that showcase themes and ideas important to youths, showing their world view of things. The company embraces all cultures and backgrounds and is committed to making high quality dance works that have the power to transform both those who engage in creative process as well as those that witness the performances.

National Events Centre, Gleneagle Hotel,  situated in Killarney, host a number of performances and events throughout the year. For further details contact 064 - 6636000 or

For Arts Festivals with Dance please log on to the Arts Festivals page

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email:

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