Yeates Academy of Irish Dance

Oregon's longest running Irish dance school

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


We are accepting registration currently for the 2021-22 dance year at Yeates Academy.

Yeates Academy currently holds classes at 5 studio locations:

  • Portland Studio: 4231 N. Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217
  • Salem Studio: RJ Dance Studio, 317 Court Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
  •  Vancouver Studio: 7588 Delaware Lane, Vancouver, Washington 98664
  • Lake Oswego Studio: Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
  • Eureka, CA Studio: 433 A Street, Eureka, CA 95501

For more information on how to register, please contact the studio directly.

COVID-19 UPATES (09/08/21)

We are currently offering in person classes at all of our studio locations. Masks are currently required for all students in accordance with the current mask mandate (OR-333-019-1025). Physical distancing and sanitization protocols have also been established and will be enforced in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Oregon Health Authority and the Centers for Disease Control.

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