Kansas City’s original certified Irish dance academy, The O’Riada-Manning Academy of Irish dance (OM) has offered a wide range of classes for both children and adults of all levels and backgrounds for over 20 years. OM’s teachers, Joseph Manning and Emily McCarty, were both born and raised in Kansas City and are delighted to continue the tradition of Irish dance in this area.
OM is known for producing well-rounded competitors and performers of both traditional and modern Irish dance techniques. Having over 150 talented dancers ranging in age from 3 to 70, the OM family has a lot to be proud of! They currently have classes in Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Leavenworth and Lawrence.
The O’Riada-Manning Academy is dedicated to…
- Providing all dancers with the highest quality of Irish dance lessons
- Maintaining a positive and healthy class atmosphere for all dancers
- Encouraging school spirit and building camaraderie between all dancers and families in the OM family