Zona Dance Company

Dance Classes in Ballet, Contemporary dance,

Jazz Dance, Acro Dance & Pilates

Premier dance school in Donegal


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Jojo Bows

Posted on 22 January, 2017 at 13:35 Comments comments (1456)

This January we are starting off the year with a fun competition give away!!! the VERY popular #jojobow is all the rage with our dancers and we love to sport a fun fashion in class!!! on face book #zonadanceco we are giving away 4 jojo bows along with a ZoNa Dance Company Hoodie, https://www.facebook.com/zonadanceco/ ;

#zonadanceco #daretobeamazing #danceislife #balletrocks

Winter Shows

Posted on 19 December, 2016 at 9:20 Comments comments (96)

Four Winter shows, With 3 in Letterkenny and 1 in Greencastle, we have had a fantastic first 3 months back to dancing. Now its' time for Christmas and a rest. 

New Ensemble members

Posted on 16 October, 2016 at 16:55 Comments comments (106)


Please welcome our NEW ENSEMBLE members

Junior Members:

Akvile Bajarovaite, Amy Strain, Cerys Thompson, Jessica Hone, Jessica Howard, Jessica Keys, Macha Rodgers

Junior Apprentices:

Ella Dunne, Kaela Tinney , Leah Daly, Olivia Plumb, Samia Gallagher


Senior Ensemble:

Alice Gavigan, Alison Dowling, Amy McDevitt, Cait McGarvey, Catherine Farrelly, Georgia Keys, Hannah MacGinty , Kaitlin McClafferty, Maeve O’Brien, Megan Skinnader, Mia McGarrigle, Molly Gallagher, Rebecca Hone, Riannan Mottram, Sarah Sweeney


Auditions Complete

Posted on 25 September, 2016 at 15:30 Comments comments (377)

Auditions for our Senior and Junior Ensembles are complete and the dancers were awesome. with audiitons for ballet, contemporary, and jazz dance as well as their own solo performance the dancers did a great job. 

The NEW ensembles will be announced very soon!

Ballet classes are full

Posted on 19 September, 2016 at 20:00 Comments comments (1204)

Our Ballet Classes at ZoNa Dance Co, are so full most have waiting lists, this is fantastic as sometimes ballet hasn't been considered the coolest thing for teens to do, but not at ZoNa Dance, we have such a great adolence population of students. It is a combination of the fun factor, the maturity that the director expects and the autonomy in which the students are given to be them selves and have their own ideas. Ballet is a great form of exercise, artistry and study. People who have studied ballet and other dance forms have had less mental health issues, less physical health issues and gain confiendence and stregth each step of the way. We are so happy we can provide a place like Donegal with the top end level of dance tutution. 

Dance Classes for Children - the benefits

Posted on 17 August, 2016 at 19:05 Comments comments (87)

Why Dance??? 

Well maybe you love it, and maybe you don't but I can give you 10 reasons why you should consider dancing!!!

Ten reasons to participate

Dance keeps both the body and the brain active, vital for people of every age

Dance offers a way to improve strength and flexibility, which helps keeps muscles and joints healthy

Choosing to start a new hobby can help you meet new people and make friends with people who have similar interests

Dance helps you learn about your body, improving your posture and balance

Taking time out in the day to partake in a hobby can help to reduce stress levels

Dance can offer insight into other cultures, either through the dance style itself or meeting new people

Dance can led to new career opportunities, or help build vital communications skills needed in every profession

Participating in dance can help increase your self esteem and confidence through mastering new skills

Dance offers a creative outlet for people to express their personalities in a safe environment

Dance is a fun way open up new possibilities, keep healthy and enjoy yourself

Adult classes

Posted on 12 August, 2016 at 17:30 Comments comments (91)

Our adult classes are going to be running again very soon, Love seeing all the adults in class!!!! 



Adult Ballet

Coming soon  - yoga

Coming soon - African dance

Coming soon.... LOT MORE

This year we're running a PILOXING BOOTCAMP in Greencastle


Posted on 5 August, 2016 at 9:30 Comments comments (9663)

I am so excited to OFFICIALLY announce our NEW studio location in Letterkenny at last!!!

Our New Home:

Altmore House, Mulroy Business Park

Canal Rd, Letterkenny

Behind Hyundai Dealership, close to New Dunnes Store Shopping


• We will be holding a Registration Day for ALL students new and returning,

Registration Day 3rd of September from 11am – 4pm.

All students need to come to secure their place, classes fill quickly. Please find the enclosed 2016/17 brochure and registration form.



I can’t wait to see you in September – Jessica



Grand Opening Event - The Barefoot Ball Coming soon...

Ball Gowns and bare feet – it’s a dancer thing...

You are cordially invited to our grand opening event

The Barefoot Ball

Join us for a celebration with lite bites, performances

& media coverage by LK Post

more details in class


Summer Intensive - WHAT a success!!!

Posted on 28 July, 2016 at 0:45 Comments comments (128)

What an amazing week this was...

I don't think I even realized in the moments What we were accomplishing during our 1st Summer Intensive.

These dancers spent 30 hours training intensivly in ballet, contemporary dance, pilates and yoga, we had 4 internatinally known instructors working with the 18 dancers daily to push them to their limits. A huge thank you to Chloe McGregor, Diermaid O'Meara, Samantha Harkin and Jessica Peoples


Posted on 14 July, 2016 at 14:05 Comments comments (87)

Our Summer Intensive is NEXT WEEK and I'm so excited to see our amazing dancers again, I have truly missed seeing your faces each week. I am so inspired by you each week. Your dedication is great, and your motivation is getting bigger, we are going to have such an exciting week. Our favorite contemporary teacher is traveling back from London!!! YAY Chloe!!! 

https://vimeo.com/174430780" target="_blank">https://vimeo.com/174430780  here is a bit of what she's been working on!!!

the very lovely Diarmaid O'Meara is going to be teaching repoirtoire from Sleeping Beauty, oh I'm loving this !!! we are going to be welcoming Samantha Harkin a former ballet dancer now yoga teacher to teach us about about yoga for dancers (she's from San Fransisco, and anyone who knows me knows that my FAVORITE city ever - so she has to be amazing... right???) 

an Moi??? I'm going to be teaching a fun Pilates for dancers AND will be debuting a NEW TRIAL Repoirtoire based class from the Royal Academy of Dance... This is so cool - only a few teachers in the world are going to be teaching this work this year, and depending on our findings it may become a new class!!! WE are all so fortunate to be able to trial this work before the rest of the world gets to see it. And if it goes well, this will be our Adult class in Letterkenny. 

OH MY MY... did I forget to mention that our new studio is well under work... I have an AMAZING ANNOUNCEMENT for next week... stay tuned!!!