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.

All Classes Cancelled: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Important News and Notifications
The Annual Griffith Academy Ceili is on Saturday March 2nd at 7:30. Don't miss this School wide night of celebration and dance! Details in the "documents" section.

Please find summer camp flyers and registrations in the 'documents' section. Don't miss out on these life-giving experiences!

Griffith Academy Hartford Saint Patrick's Day Parade: March 9th. Don't miss it!

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

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