Teacher Biographies


Leah Kate o Connor started her dance journey at 4 years old and has experience in hip hop, musical theatre, tap, contemporary, jazz, ballet , heels dancing, commercial , freestyle disco dance and lyrical.

Leah achieved her special award in dance and her Irish board of dance qualification. She studied dance studies level 6 in Inchicore college, specialising in jazz and contemporary.

Leah travelled and performed in Paris, Villejuif in la Briqcretrie where she was educated on and performed contemporary dance.

Leah Kate has the following qualifications 

QQI Level 6 in child psychology

QQI Level 5&6 in dance studies

level 6 in jazz and contemporary

QQI level 5&6 in kinesiology and anatomy

Leah Kate is a past student of talented kids from a young child to a teenager, where performing on stage was second nature to her. she performed in numerous theatres including the gaiety, the Olympia, the pavilion theatre, and more. she won overall in Talented Kids and placed 1st place in hip hop and contemporary competitions, she also also competed for many years in freestyle disco dance where she has won many awards such as Dublin City championships and all Ireland’s.

Leah has worked with children for many years and is very passionate about inspiring the youth. She also manages an after school service and knows how to lead a classroom as well as a dance class. She describes her students as her ‘pride and joy’ 

‘I believe that hard work overtakes talent and wish to inspire students to become the best dancers and people that they can be. My dance class is a safe environment for dancers to be themselves, work hard, be creative ,dance their heart out and make lifelong friendships along the way.’