Academy Events

We have many exciting events planned for our 2018-2019 dance season, and dancers may bring bring friends and family to many of these events:

Feising 101

The Foley Academy has a Feising 101 Seminar to introduce new dancers and parents to competitions and to adequately inform them about the process, rules, and expectations. The Feising 101 seminar is mandatory for dancers that want to compete because the Director will answer all questions and provide information regarding:

  • Approval
  • Rules
  • Solo and Team (Ceili)
  • Age groups
  • Registration
  • Costumes
  • Dances
  • Progression
  • Majors
  • Awards

Winter & Spring Recitals

All Foley Academy dancers are highly encouraged to participate in the Winter and Spring Recitals, because they give dancers the opportunity to show their friends and family the movements, technique, and skills that they have learned.

  • Each class will perform a routine (class/academy costume required)
  • Competition Ceili Teams will perform 4 and 8-hand Ceilis (class/academy costume required)
  • Competition soloists will perform solo routines (class/academy or solo costume required)

Parade Events

The Foley Academy is planning to participate in the Alexandria and Washington D.C. Saint Patrick’s Day Parades, as well as the Reston Town Center Holiday Parade.

St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Dinner & Dance

The Foley Academy hosts a St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Dinner and Dance in March to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This is another event that is open to all family and friends. We will email more information, a detailed scheduled, and RSVP request to all dancers and parents one month before event.

End-of-Year Party 

Foley Academy hosts an End-of-Year Party at the end of June to celebrate our success for the dance year. This is another one of our events that is open to all family and friends. There will be games, raffles, and awards given to dancers and parents. We will email more information, a detailed scheduled, and RSVP request to all dancers and parents one month before event.