Follow Your Dream, Day #306: Fran Dunne

People of the internet: please join us in wishing Team Lord lead dancer Fran Dunne a happy birthday today!

Fran started dancing at the age of eight at the Sean Eireann McMahon School of Irish Dancing, then shifted to the Doherty Academy later. Amongst the many (many) achievements she earned in the competition scene, she won three consecutive American Nationals titles.

Fran's greatest aspiration as a dancer was to turn pro, and after retiring from competition she joined Lord of the Dance. Her first performance in a lead role, as Morrighan, was opposite Michael Flatley during Dangerous Games' West End run.

Fran also heads up The Performance Project, a conditioning and coaching solution bridging the gap between the fitness industry and Irish dancing. Long story short: this is one of the finest Irish dance professionals in the world.

Happy birthday, Fran!

#FollowYourDream

See us live in:
Ireland
From your internet address

We use cookies so that we can remember you and ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

We'd also like to set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it. We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this tool will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.