Yeates Academy of Irish Dance


Oregon's longest running Irish dance school

The Yeates Academy of Irish Dance and Molly Malone Irish Dancers were established in Portland, Oregon in 1985. Instructors Sinead Yeates, TCRG, Meaghan Feeback, TCRG, Meghan Bjerke and Studio Directors Molly Malone and Breda Yeates bring a wealth of knowledge in Irish dance plus over 40 years of teaching and performance experience. Read more >>


COVID-19  UPDATES (06/24/20)
The Portland studio has reopened for weekly in person classes as of June 24th. Contact studio for updated summer (CV19) schedule. All class sizes are limited to 10 students. Physical distancing, sanitization protocols and respiratory & hygiene etiquette will be enforced in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Oregon Health Authority.
All summer workshops are open for registration with the same guidelines in place as noted above for classes.

Summer Camps 2020

Learn about Irish dance and culture at one of our week-long, half-day Jigs for Kids summer camps. Camps are open to all children ages 5-12. For more information and/or to register, click here.


Studio Workshops Summer 2020

Yeates Dancers - Sign up for one of the summer workshops for B1 and Advanced Beginners/New Novices August 3-7, 2020. For more information and/or to register, click here.


Yeates Academy 2020 World and North American Qualifiers

2020 World Qualifiers
Aoife Brogan || Finn Bawden || Katlin Nims-Fournier

2020 North American Qualifiers
Aoife Brogan || Finn Bawden || Raegan Gritzmacher || Taliya Hunter || Katlin Nims-Fournier || Molly Shannon || Olive Paternoster || Molly Kate Young


Yeates 2020 Feiseanna have been cancelled.

June 13 Oregon State Championship Feis
June 14 Fleadh Rince Na Gaelacha Feis
For current information on all North American feiseanna, check out Feisworx.