Clann Lir Academy of Irish Dance by Anthony Fallon (‘Clann Lir Academy’) is a boutique style Irish dance school. Open since 2016, Clann Lir Academy serves communities across Massachusetts and Rhode Island with studios in Hingham, MA; Scituate, MA; Middletown, RI; and Providence, RI. Our goal is to teach every student to their greatest ability!

Classes are catered to all levels and ages, with both competitive and non-competitive curriculum with both one-on-one and team-based teaching. Clann Lir Academy has produced accomplished competitive dancers who have qualified at both the National and World levels. Clann Lir Academy is registered with CLRGAn Coimisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha, ‘The Irish Dancing Commission’. All teachers at Clann Lir are fully qualified and certified Irish dance teachers (TCRG), Scrúdú Teastas Mhúinteorac, with CLRG (see CLRG Rules for Registered Teachers & Adjudicators). A Clann Lir Academy TCRG oversees every class and is fully vetted to work with students in the USA through CLRG background checks (see CLRG Vetting Policy).

Anthony Fallon, former principal dancer of Riverdance, and four time Irish Dance World Champion from 2000 through 2004, is the Academy Director and oversees the curriculum, choreography, and dance instruction for all Clann Lir Academy TCRG Teachers and Assistants. Anthony’s philosophy is to take each students own desires and goals, whether they be to learn the art form or dance competitively, and give them the opportunity to succeed.

Detailed class schedules, tuition fees, and other information is available on our Class Information page. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Academy, please contact us for further information at