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.

Summer in-Studio programs start July 6, following all CDC guidelines and safety precautions.
Important News and Notifications
Beginning July 6th: GIRLS WHO LOVE TO MOVE (rising 3rd through 6th graders)

Beginning July 20th: GIRLS WHO LOVE TO MOVE 2 (rising 7th through 11th graders)

Beginning July 6th: COMPETITIVE IRISH INTENSIVE (Open Championship Level)

Beginning July 20th: STORYBOOK DANCES (rising 1st and 2nd graders)

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

Meet our teaching staff
Miss Brenda
Miss Sheila
Miss Kate
Miss Kaitlin
Miss Colleen
Miss MaryBeth
Miss Mairead
Miss Jaime
Miss Caitlin
Miss Eireann
Miss Nora
Miss Deirdre
Miss Erin
Miss Keara
Miss Megan
Miss Mary