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
PARENTS: Please check out the list of available beginner classes in the Documents section!

REGISTER FOR CLASSES! Open House and Registration for the 2017-18 Dance School Year for all new and returning students. Dates and times are below. Join us!

Thursday, August 24th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Griffith Academy Studios, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield.

Saturday, August 26th from 10am to Noon also at 275 Main Street, Wethersfield.

Tuesday, September 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at The Irish American Home, 132 Commerce Street, Glastonbury.

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