John Lonergan

John who is originally from Co. Cork, Ireland discovered his love for Irish Dancing at the tender age of 6. He had an extremely successful competitive career winning every major title there is. The most prestigious, being crowned World Champion 10 times. As a Professional Dancer – John has had the privilege to perform in the most amazing venues all over the world. The 3Arena Dublin, Radio City Music Hall, New York & Live at the Marquee in his hometown of Cork being highlights & personal favourites in his career. He has been a member of Riverdance for 10 years, where he has climbed the ranks to not only be a Troupe dancer, but also be made Dance Captain & Principal Dancer. John is the director of his own Irish Dance school ‘The John Lonergan Academy of Irish Dancing’ based in Cork, where he has lead his students to numerous Regional Titles & International/World level placings. He also takes it in his stride to encourage the next generation of young dancers to fall in love with Irish Dancing, just like he did as a young boy.