The Brona Mac Nally School of Dance

Trained at the Royal Ballet, London and teaching children ballet for more than 27 years in South Co. Dublin

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Brona Mac Nally School of Dance. The School is fundamentally a classical ballet school, training the children in the Royal Academy of Dance system (RAD) which is the most highly recognised teaching organisation in the world. The students undergo the examination system as well as performing in the many School productions that take place. The School teaches children from 3 to 21 years of age at two venues in Blackrock, Co Dublin. The Junior children take part in classes that encourage the joy of dance, and examinations only begin when Brona feels the children are ready. Classical ballet is the most demanding discipline in dance, and through gaining a solid grounding in that discipline, the children gain the freedom to try other dance styles such as contemporary, modern and jazz dance. Here’s an introduction to my School Here’s a short video clip of the students during one of our recent School performances The School had its 30th Anniversary earlier in 2019, here’s a taste of the...

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Enrol now

We are enrolling now for 2020 Any newcomers wishing to join the school, please phone me as soon as possible on 086 602 5744 or fill out the contact form here. You will then receive information regarding the commencement of classes for your child for...

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About Brona

About Brona

Brona Mac Nally, Dip. RBS (T.T.C) AISTD Brona started ballet at the age of four. During her time as a dance student in Ireland, she danced with the Dublin City Ballet and the Irish National Ballet Company. At the age of seventeen, Brona gained a place at the Royal Ballet School in London, renowned as one of the best ballet training centres in the world. Brona was the first Irish girl to ever graduate from their three-year training programme. At the School, she studied Classical Ballet, Character and National Dance, Spanish, Contemporary, Repertoire, Music, Dance Anatomy and Child Psychology. Brona joined the school in London the same year as Darcey Bussell CBE who became one of the most famous ballerinas of her generation. During her time at the Royal Ballet, Brona was awarded a scholarship to train at the Vaganova School (the training centre of the Kirov Ballet Company) in Russia. Brona returned to Dublin in 1989 to set up her own Dance School and has been delighted with the...

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Gallery

Gallery

Every two years, School Performances are held in theatres in Dublin. These performances involve all students from 3½ years up to 20 years, it is always a very exciting time for the students. This gallery of images features shots from our recent School Shows, including some shots from the ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’. From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance 2016’ From ‘An Evening of Dance...

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Videos

Videos

Please watch our promotional videos below showing the different age groups and styles of dance performed in our school productions The following videos are from recent School Productions showing the varying styles of Dance taught at the...

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