About Us

The Rochester Academy of Irish Dance, founded in 2016 by sisters Paula Burke  and Rachel Burke, is Rochester's premier Irish dance school. RAID is dedicated to training dancers of all ages from beginner to open champion in traditional and contemporary forms of Irish dance. Dancers have opportunities to participate in group dances, performances, and competitions. Paula Burke ,  Rachel Burke,  and Kathleen O'Keefe are devoted to helping their students improve their dancing and achieve their goals.