Whether you loved Riverdance as a child, your little one is obsessed with Emma Wiggle or you're simply looking for a new way to work out, you've come to the right place!

Run by a mother and daughter team,

Tara Academy is based in Darwin, Northern Territory. Registered with the Australian Irish Dancing Association  and the South Australian branch, Tara Academy is the only school in the Territory to have a qualified TCRG teacher with the Commission in Ireland, so you know you will learn the correct techniques safely.

Vanessa Frew TCRG first learnt to dance in County Mayo at the age of 8 and has been teaching Irish Dancing since she was 18.

After many years of running a successful Irish Dancing school in Perth, producing many champion Irish dancers who also became teachers, she now coaches in Darwin with her daughter Christine.

Christine started dancing at the age of 4 at her mothers dance school which saw her become the Western Australian State Champion and 4 time Runner Up Champion. She has competed at multiple National Championships and was ranked 11th place in a section of over 60 competitors. She has also qualified and competed at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Killarney, Ireland and holds a Diploma of Irish Dancing (Grade 12). She will sit for her TCRG qualification when the next available exam is held in Australia. 

Whether it be purely for friendship and enjoyment, or to excel in this dance sport, we look forward to meeting you.

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