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O’Riada Manning

Academy Of Irish Dance
est. 1989

Kansas City Irish Dance School

The originally certified Kansas City Irish dance academy, The O’Riada Manning Academy of Irish dance (OM) has offered a wide range of classes for both children and adults of all levels and backgrounds for over 30 years. OM’s teacher, Joseph Manning, was born and raised in Kansas City and is delighted to continue the tradition of Irish dance in this area. OM is known for producing well-rounded competitors and performers of both traditional and modern Irish dance techniques. They currently have classes in Kansas City. The O’Riada-Manning Academy is dedicated to…
  • Providing all dancers with the highest quality of Irish dance lessons
  • Maintaining a positive and healthy class atmosphere for all dancers
  • Encouraging school spirit and building camaraderie between all dancers and families in the OM family
To book the OM Irish dancers for your next event, contact the academy or to become a part of the O’Riada-Manning Irish dance family, check out the registration page.

Book Us For Your Next Event

With each performance we strive to bring a love of Irish Culture through world class dancing. We have performed all over the world and we want to work with you to make your event special. We love performing for groups large, small, and in between. Some of our favorite performances include dancing at family parties, Arrowhead, KC Public Library and Kansas City Irish Fest. To book the world traveling O’Riada Manning dancers, click the button below. 



6 days ago

O'Riada Manning Academy of Irish Dance
Our OM Showcase is tomorrow!! If you want to see what our wonderful dancers have been working on, come stop by. We will have our wee ones (3&4 year olds) all the way up to our championship dancers representing! Payment at the door is cash or check only!!We hope to see you there. ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t miss the show! These ladies will be at the Celtic Roots Festival this weekend.Courtesy of the O'RIADA MANNING SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE, The Galway Girls — sisters Alannah (17), Aleisha (15) and Amelia (14) Lohfeld hail from Galway in the western coast of Ireland and live with their German parents Kathleen and Stefan in Lawrence. Each has been taking Irish dancing lessons since they turned 4. Alannah, Aleisha and Amelia compete at the highest level, in open championship.Their bedrooms boast shelves of trophies, medals, ribbons, sashes won at dance competition. They will dance in the National Championships in Dallas June. They will dance to live music from the band STOLEN APPLES. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

O'Riada Manning Academy of Irish Dance
Our last Mavericks game of the season. Thank you to our Kansas City Mavericks for the most amazing season! 🧡🧡xyz-Kansas City Mavericks #omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #kcmavericks #maverickshockey #hometownteam #WeLoveThisCity ... See MoreSee Less
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