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Erin Kennedy NY
Kerry Broderick Ny
Joannie Cass NY
Erin Connolly, GA
Sandra Connick NC
Debbie McAvoy Canada
Crystal Glick Carper, PA
Molly Curran, PA
Patricia Finnegan, Canada


Jimmy Butke
Beth Nist
Mike Shaffer
Tessa Thistlewaite
Dave Yates

Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25, 2022!Dancers are encouraged to compete in their Halloween Costumes at the Halloween Feis! (Please keep the modesty rules in mind when choosing a costume.)
Costume Competition Sunday September 25.  Go to tabulation to enter before noon.
We will have SECOND CHANCE for Grades dancers BOTH DAYS!
We will have SECOND CHANCE for PC on Saturday!
We will have PC Set Dances on Sunday! (They may be on grades stages or on the PC stage, TBD).
For the FIRST TIME, we will be offering a FUTURE CHAMPS competition for your grades dancers on Saturday. This is an opportunity for your grades dancer to dance in a PC-style competition. If you’re not sure about registering for this competition, as your child’s teacher. During the registration process, you will choose ”509 PC,” “510 PC,” etc. It will look like you’re registering for a Prizewinner-level competition, but it will have “PC” after the competition number. Please see the syllabus (when posted) for full details. FUTURE CHAMPS comps will be held after the conclusion of the Grades

First and Second Chance competitions on Saturday
Figures and Ceili competitions will be offered BOTH DAYS!

West Virginia Feis - March 26

Bell Feis - March 27

Tessie Burke Reel Feis - July 16

Tessie Burke Jig Feis - July 17

Pittsburgh Feis - September 24

Pittsburgh Fall Feis - September 25

Pittsburgh Winter Feis - December 26

Please follow the Bell School Facebook page for updates on our Sister Feis!

Dutch Country Feis - Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25 in Lancaster PA hosted by the Paloma School of Irish Dance

Registration on FeisWeb

On March 26 2022, the Martin McHugh Scholarship Award was presented to Pittsburgh’s own Brigid Clark!  Brigid is a Senior at North Hills High School and will be attending Robert Morris University, intending to major in advanced medical imaging.  She is active in Irish dancing as well as the Pittsburgh Irish Rowing Club.  She is the daughter of Pat Clark and the late Mary Clark.
This scholarship was established in 2006 by Jim Graven as Chairman of the West Virginia Feis.  It is awarded each year to an Irish step dancer from the Pittsburgh Area.  It was created in honor of Martin McHugh, a dedicated father of a step dancer and tireless feis volunteer.  Marty passed away in January 2006 at the age of 47.
Congratulations, Brigid!  Your Irish dance family is proud of you! ☘️

Mícheál Ó Coileáin/ Michael Collins

Live Zoom Course. Thursdays August 18th and 25th, 6 – 7:30pm

This two-week course on the centenary of his death will provide an overview of his contribution to the centuries old struggle for Irish independence from England/Great Britain. The course will cover:

1. His biography

2. His role in the Easter Rising of 1916

3. His role in the War of Independence

4. His Role in the Anglo-Irish Treaty

5. His killing/assassination in August 1922

To enroll, email seanmurphy630@gmail.com  Course fee: $50