Marie Duffy Pask
Marie Duffy Pask is probably the most successful Irish dance teacher/choreographer of modern times. She is a lady of exceptional versatility and achievement in all areas of choreography.
Marie's dance experience spans from 6 years of age as a pupil of the world famous Inis Ealga Academy in Dublin, of which she later became co-director. During this period success was attained in each and every category of All Ireland and World Championships no less than 400 times.
Under Marie's tuition, Inis Ealga won the gold medal for Ireland at the Folk Dance Olympics in Dijon in 1981 in a competition spanning the five continents of the world.
In 1988, Marie formed her own dance studio in Dublin where her success has continued. She also conducts master classes and workshops throughout the USA and Canada, Australia and Great Britain.
She is a registered teacher/adjudicator and examiner and a member of An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha.
Marie has established the Marie Duffy Foundation to provide financial assistance to aspiring dancers, musicians and choreographers so they may fulfil their dreams in the world of Irish Dance.
To read all the details about the new foundation, its mission, and members please visit the foundation's website at: