Irish Dance Cincinnati

Erickson Academy Excellence

Start your Irish dancing journey here!

Tradition. Friendships. Focus. Fun.  



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Teaching traditional Irish step-dancing and ceili dancing to children, teens and adults since 1998. 



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"I love Irish dancing because it makes me happy and when I dance I feel like I'm flying across the stage!"

"I love all my friends in class -- some of my best friends are from dance."  

~Erickson Academy dancers

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"Whether you are a recreational or competitive dancer, my teachers are spectacular and make Erickson Academy a friendly community where everyone is positive and celebrates each dancer's success."
~Erickson Academy dancer

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Start Dancing!

2014-15 Erickson Academy Class Information is now available for our Wee Ones, Youth Beginner as well as Adult Intro & Adult Advanced Classes! Classes start the week of September 2nd.

About Us

Erickson Academy teachers are proud to be certified by An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha (CLRG)in Dublin, Ireland. For the non-Gaelic speaking, that's the Irish Dancing Commission.

Celtic Festival

Erickson Academy takes the stage at the Cincinnati Celtic Festival on Saturday, September 6 at 5:45pm and Sunday, September 7 at 12 Noon. Join us in Washington Park for a jigging time!


August 13 - August 20 - August 27, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Stop by our Main Studio on Wilmer Avenue and get to know us!  This is your opportunity to see our studio, meet the teachers, watch our fabulous Irish dancers and have all your questions answered.  If your first question is, do you have to be Irish to learn Irish dancing, the answer is . . . absolutely not! Come visit us and see where Irish dancing takes you!  Directions to Main Studio