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
In-person registration at The Griffith Academy, 275 Main Street:

Wednesday, August 17 from 5pm to 7pm

Saturday, August 27 from 10am to 12pm

Thursday, September 8 from 5pm to 7pm

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