The Griffith Academy, founded in 1954, is one of the nation’s top Irish dancing schools with a long tradition building community and character through the art of dance. The School has produced top competitive Irish dancers and international performers for more than fifty years. In addition to Irish, the School offers classes in Ballet, Tap, and Jazz to all levels ages 3 to adult. We also offer an all-boys class.

Classes are offered in Old Wethersfield, Glastonbury, and Manchester, Connecticut. Come join our extraordinary family of staff and students for an artistic education that will last a lifetime.

Important News and Notifications
INTRODUCTORY CLASSES FOR NEW BEGINNERS AVAILABLE THIS SPRING: Please navigate to the Documents section of the website for details! Just Show up: no registration required.

Private lessons and Figures classes begin this Tuesday (May 30th). Our Competitive Workshops and Beginner Trial classes (drop in!) begin on Saturday, June 3rd.

A Message From The Director
An introduction from our director, Mary Beth Griffith.