Shawbrook Summer School

For over 30 years Shawbrook's week-long residential dance courses have been honing students skills in Ballet, Jazz, Aerial, Contemporary, Choreography and Theatre Craft. Our tutors are professionals in the world of dance both at home and abroad. Shawbrook Summer School is unique as it offers on-site accommodation on a beautiful idyllic 18th century farmhouse with surrounding woodlands of oak, ash and beech trees. 

Summer School

ONLINE BOOKING opens 24th January 9am

Week One  Junior Summer Camp

July 3 - 7 Wednesday - Saturday (arrive Tuesday 3rd)
Mentors: Anica Louw with Ciara Lynch
Ages 10-12  (Day pupil option available for ages 9/10yrs)
Minimum standard: RAD Grade 3

PRICE €350 Pay deposit online (from 24th Jan)


Week Two

July 8 - 14
Mentors: Lorene Legrenade & Melanie Quevedo
Ages 13-16
Minimum Grade 5 / Inter Foundation

PRICE €450 Pay deposit online (from 24th Jan)


Week Three

July 15 - 21
Mentors: Sarah Kronawittleier & Faye Lukas
Ages 13-16
Min standard Intermediate

PRICE €450 Pay deposit online (from 24th Jan)


An intensive summer training programme for ages 16+, vocational, pre- professionals and professional dancers. Brook Dance Dates 2018: 



  • bring any food or jewellery


  • Sleeping bag / duvet
  • Soft ballet shoes with elastics
  • 1 x black leotard
  • 1 black leggings
  • 1 black Jazz shorts plus any other dance gear
  • Slip on shoes not flip flops
  • Towels
  • Hair net, clips, rubber bands
  • Pocket Money 

Tutors 2017:

Zak Nemorin, Diarmaid O'Meara, Alex Simpkins, Susan Kempster, Mbulelo Ndameni, Yami "Rowdy" Lofvenberg. Brook Dance Mentors were Maya M. Carroll & Marguerite Donlon

2016 Tutors were: 

Margueritte Donlon, Kathlyn Pope, Lorene Lagrenade & Jorge Soler (members of Donlon Dance Collective), Alex Simpkins & Annamari Keskinen & Tebby W. T. Ramasike was the mentor for Brook Dance 2016