Richens/Timm  Academy  of Irish  Dance

 

A World
Class
Organization

The Richens/Timm Academy is one of the most recognizable and respected names in the World of Irish dance. It is the most established and accomplished school in the central Ohio area with locations in Columbus (Dublin) and Dayton. The Academy also operates studios in Indianapolis and Tipton, IN.

FUN, FAMILY, FRIENDS

Richens/Timm provides a fun, friendly, family atmosphere where each dancer is given the polished skill set to maximize his/her potential and accomplish personal goals—whether that be to perform at a grandparent’s nursing home, to capture a World Medal, or to learn simply for the love of dance. Learn more about lessons.

Gain the
Competitive
Edge

Known for its outstanding success in the competitive arena, the Academy has produced more than 10 World Qualifiers each year over the past decade. Historically, individuals have accomplished:

  • 45 Regional Champions
  • 11 North American Champions
  • 3 All-Ireland Champions with 2 Runner-up finishes

On the biggest stage of all, the annual World Championships, dancers from the Academy had the best finish from any Mid-American school in 2007, capturing 5 medals! Over time Richens/Timm dancers have won a staggering 35 medals, including 30 top 10 finishes; 13 top 5 finishes; 8 top 3 finishes; and 1 elusive World Championship title…

could your child be next?

Come Watch
Our
Dancers!

Dancers from the Academy entertain thousands annually including performances at the Dublin Irish Festival, Indy Irish Fest and various venues throughout the areas for each Academy location.

Students have also performed with bands such as the Chieftains, Natalie MacMaster, and Eileen Ivers of Riverdance fame. Several Academy alumni have gone on to professional careers touring with both Riverdance and Lord of the Dance and the list continues to grow! Beginners make their performance debut at the annual recital each spring.

Lessons
for
All Ages

Classes at the Academy focuses on all aspects of Irish dance. From solo to team, from children to adult, from social to competitive; there is something for everyone at the Richens/Timm Academy.

Introductory Workshops are conducted each year to provide both prospective dancers and their parents the opportunity to see if Irish dance is a good fit.

2013 Spring and Summer Beginner Workshops coming soon! You can download our 2013 brochures now!.

Adult Classes are available! You're never too old to begin! ...more

Enroll now for Spring or Summer Classes!

Classes begin in September. Contact: JohnTimm@richenstimm.com

Dublin, Ohio: Spring Class starts Thursday, April 11, 2013
June Summer Workshop held June 10-13, 2013
August Summer Workshop held August 5-8, 2013
Registration Forms available.
Dayton, Ohio: Interested new dancers contact JohnTimm@richenstimm.com
Indianapolis, Indiana: WE'VE MOVED TO A NEW STUDIO LOCATION!
4369 W. 96th St. Indianapolis
Spring Class starts Thursday, May 2, 2013 Summer Workshop held June 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2013
Registration Forms available.
Tipton, Indiana: Spring Class starting in April. Open enrollment, contact Liz@richenstimm.com
Casper, Wyoming: WE'VE MOVED TO A NEW STUDIO LOCATION!
4611 Arroyo Drive, next to Wyoming Oral Implants facing Outer Drive.
Pre-schooler class starting in April: Mondays & Thursdays - 4 week sessions
Summer Workshop held June 17-20, 2013
Open enrollment, contact AnneKate@richenstimm.com