Welcome to the McDermott School of Classical Ballet and Dance

McDermott Ballet SchoolMother and daughter team Ruth and Trisha McDermott are both Royal Academy of Dance registered teachers with over 30 years experience in teaching classical ballet and modern dance. We pride ourselves in providing our students with professional ballet training in a fun and enjoyable environment. All of our students learn the Royal Academy of Dance syllabi.

Both teachers have Certificates of Public Liability Insurance and Certificates of Garda Clearance to work with young people.


About Ruth

Ruth Mc Dermott is a highly experienced Royal Academy of Dance Registered Ballet teacher. She has been a member of the Royal Academy of Dance for 30 years. Read more >

About Trisha

Having grown up within the McDermott School of Classical Ballet, Trisha is also a RAD graduate and completed the RAD Licentiate course, the highest award associated with the academy. Read more >