Edmonton's Most Successful Irish Dance Studio
Olivia Nachtigal, 3x North American Champion & Great Britain Champion 2018
Londyn Nachtigal, 2019 World Champion & 2x All Ireland Champion 2018/2019
Mattierin Irish Dance offers high-level Competitive programs and adult recreational classes.
Dancers of the school in the competitive programs compete in both teams and solos at the World Championship level while doing many performances throughout the year. At Mattierin Irish dance, our dancers strive to and achieve success. We provide each dancer the skills needed to compete and perform and his/her highest level.
Mattierin dancers have achieved incredible success winning numerous titles and awards at local, national, and international competitions such as:
Over 35 Western Canadian Oireachtas Solo Championships
Over 25 Western Canadian Oireachtas Team Championship
5 North American National Champions with consistent placings in the top 5
Western Canada's FIRST female All Ireland Champion
Junior NAFC Robert Gabor Belt Champion
As high as 2nd and 4th in the World Championships in solos, 5th place in teams and numerous team and solo World Medals
Great Britain Champion 2018
Canada's youngest female to earn a World Medal
Top 5 at the All Scotland Championships
Countless Championship titles and placings throughout North America.
For more information on registering or our recreational dance programs, contact us here.
The Mattierin Performance Troupe is made up of a selection of Mattierin's dancers excecuting choreography with rhythm, incredible leg speed, arm movements, and fabulous formations, all while bringing to the floor a truly Irish experience. Mattierin is honoured to perform to live music provided by world-renowned Irish Dancing musician, Merv Bell.
A PERFORMANCE LIKE NO OTHER...
Mattierin has performed at a variety of functions and festivals throughout the years some of which include: Heritage Days, the Ireland Funds of Canada's Emerald Ball, the Queen's Royal Visit to Edmonton, Voices for Hospice at the Winspear, the Canadian Prostate Cancer, St. Patrick's Day Fundraiser, Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble's 6th Annual Spring Awakening Gala, the Premier's Dinner, and the PC Party's National Convention. In addition, Mattierin has made numerous St.Patrick's Day appearances throughout the city, and performed on local and national TV.
Mattierin is proud to entertain at hospitals, senior's homes, schools, weddings, and various charity functions. Dancers have also been privileged to dance along side The Chieftains, Eileen Ivers, The Wajjo African Drummers, the Alberta Caledonia Pipe Band, the Big Rock Pipe Band, Terry McDade and the McDades, Canada's Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, and many more.
Skills gained in Irish dance go beyond competitive success. Mattierin instills discipline, dedication, work ethic, confidence, teamwork, commitment, and a high level of fitness while encouraging life-long friendships and a love of Irish dance.
Classes offered include: