Join Ruth Shine School of Dance and discover the joy of dance.

Ruth Shine School of Dance offers dance classes for children and adults in Blessington, Co Wicklow and Palmerstown, Dublin 20. Specialising in classical ballet, we offer the highest standards of dance training in a supportive, fun and inclusive environment.

a group of young female contemporary ballet dance student in blue dresses perform modern ballet dance on stage at a ballet show for Ruth Shine School of Dance ballet academy in Dublin, Ireland

Make Your Soul Shine!

Along with ballet classes, we offer contemporary dance, modern dance and acrobatic arts classes

All Students Welcome

We strive to offer the best quality dance training to all, providing students with the tools to become intelligent, strong, confident individuals, supporting them to shine as the best dancer they can be.

Dublin Dance Studios

Classes in Blessington are held in our purpose built dance studios ‘DanceTrax Studios’ with sprung floors, mirrors and barres throughout. Our Palmerstown classes, which have been running for over 30 years, take place in the Parish Centre, at the heart of Palmerstown village and community.

Designed For Success

Past students have gone on to train and perform professionally in colleges, including The Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts and Inchicore College of Further Education.

A young female ballet and contemporary dance student in a blue dance clothing performs on stage for parents at a Ruth Shine School of Dance performance night in Dublin
ten teenage students of Ruth Shine School of Dance are practicing ballet in a Dublin dance studio. Their dresses are very colourful except for their tops which are black
Three very elegant teenage girls in white ballet dresses and black undershirts practice ballet at a Dublin dance studio
An adult woman wearing a striking blue dress and red lipstick holds her skirt out to the left and right in a dramatic pose . She is a student of ballet dance at Ruth Shine School of Dance in Dublin, Ireland

Our Range of Classes

We strive to offer the best quality dance training to all

Our teachers are passionate and energised, continuing our own training with all the most up to date dance training information.

Preparing the next generation of talent...

We offer students the chance to prepare for external examinations in the internationally recognised Royal Academy of Dance, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance and Irish Board of Dance Performance. We also prepare students for our biannual show in the Civic Theatre, as well as numerous other performance opportunities.

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a beautiful young female classical ballet dancer wearing a peach color ballet dress poses dramatically, the photo is taken at a low angle, her arms are above her head and she is looking straight forward stoically

Classes Available Monday to Saturday

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