Hooley Irish Dance Booster Club

Hooley Irish Dance Booster Club

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Mid Atlantic Oireachtas wrap up!

The Hooley Booster Club was very excited to support the 51 Hooley dancers who attended the Mid Atlantic Oireachtas over the Thanksgiving weekend! We had many fantastic results! Here are just a few of the highlights:

We have six World Qualifiers! Olivia, Faith, Tommy, David, Carter and Bella! Congratulations! They will be representing the Hooley School in Dublin, Ireland in April at the World Championships.

Sophie earned a first place in the U8 Traditional Set competition, and Melina placed 3rd in U15!

Our spunky U8 team placed 8th!

After a 3 way tie for first, our mixed senior team placed 4th!

We also want to congratulate our solo recallers: Annabelle, Abby, Natalie, Brenna, Victoria, Chloe, Holly, McKenna, Maggie, Allyson, Faith. Mia R. had a fabulous 6th place in traditional sets! Congrats to Claire and Ashley in their traditional sets recalls.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Hooley Red Rose Feis Wrap-up!

We want to say a big thank you to the dancers and families who attended our feis, the volunteers of the Hooley School of Irish Dance, the musicians, adjudicators and musicians and the staff of Calvary Church for making our first feis a smashing success! And a special thank you to Bomberger's Store in Lititz who is providing storage for our stages until the 2017 feis.

Here are a few photos from the day. Awards photos are posted on our Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.

Monday, September 5, 2016

REVISED Feis Stage Schedule!

Revised feis stage schedule!
Important information:
1. All champs will dance soft shoe first
2. Teams start promptly at 8:30 am.
3. Solo comps will begin immediately after teams on all stages.
4. Charity Treble Reel Comps 900/901/902 will begin in the GYM during lunch.
5. All stages will break for lunch about 12:15. For grades stages 3-6, this will likely be in the middle of novice comps.
Good luck to all the dancers! We are looking forward to seeing you in beautiful Lancaster on Saturday!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Physical Therapy sessions available at the Hooley Red Rose Feis

We are excited to have Amy Humphrey, a certified orthopedic Physical Therapist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of dancers and their performance related injuries and conditions offering
30 minute sessions at the Hooley Red Rose Feis 
Cost is $50 per session - After you reserve your session, you will be sent instructions for payment.
Dancers can sign up for one of two types of sessions:
Assessment of Musculosketal Complaint - Amy will test and measures to diagnose the dancer’s problem and provide the dancer with exercises or a treatment plan on how to address the pain.
Soft Tissue Massage Session - The massage session will relieve muscle soreness and tension, increase endorphins, improve circulation, provide relaxation, enhance muscle function and performance and improve physical and mental well-being.
Amy's Bio:  Amy Humphrey is a certified orthopedic Physical Therapist with Drevna Physical Therapy. She has developed dancer specific cross-training and injury prevention programs to assist the dancer in achieving her highest level of performance while preventing weakness and endurance related issues from occurring.  Amy has previous experience being the physical therapist for The Washington Ballet in Washington, DC and many companies that toured through the Kennedy Center.  Having a background in dance and theatre herself, Amy understands the terminology, techniques, and demands that are placed on a performer.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Hooley Red Rose Feis

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

Please click the tab above for our syllabus, adjudicators, musicians, and hotel block information

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Thank you for attending our show!

We'd like to thank all of you for coming to our show on Saturday, April 2nd. The dancers had a wonderful time performing! We also would like to thank our sponsors and advertisers, and all the volunteers who helped to make the show a success.

Here are a few scenes from the show:

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A Step In Time: our annual showcase

We are presenting our annual showcase of dance and culture on April 2nd, at Warwick High School in Lititz. Tickets are now on sale! Purchase directly at the studio, use the Paypal links below or email boosterclub@hooleyirishdance.com to order.
$12 advance/$15 at the door adult
$5 advance/$8 at the door child age 5-12
Under 5 free

Please note that a handling charge of $2 will be added to online sales to defray Paypal fees.
Tickets will not be mailed but will be available at the ticket desk the day of the show or at the studio.

Thank you to the following sponsors of our show:

Resonance Audiology


Esbenshade Water Systems

and Lincoln Family Medicine

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Booster Club is beginning 2016 with two large projects--the Hooley Red Rose Feis, and our annual school showcase, which this year will be on April 2 at Warwick High School

Show Tickets will be available online soon!

We have several advertising opportunities for businesses and individuals.

Program advertising is available. A full page ad is $100, a half page ad $50 and a quarter page $25
Personal one-line well wishes to your dancers are $10
In addition, we are seeking donations of gift baskets, restaurant certificates, jewelry, gift certificates to businesses or services, for our raffle table.

Sponsors can partner with us at one of the following levels:

$250 Silver Sponsor: Mention on the inside cover of the program, signage at the event, a full page ad, and 5 complimentary tickets valued at $75.

$500 Gold Sponsor: In addition to the above, receive verbal recognition on stage, sponsorship listed on publicity posters, and 10 complimentary tickets valued at $150.

$1000 Platinum Sponsor: In addition to the above, receive company name printed 
on the cover of the program, recognition on our website and social media sites,
and 25 complimentary tickets valued at $375.

All donors will receive publicity prior to and during our two performances that can each seat over 1400 guests. Email boosterclub@hooleyirishdance.com for questions to to place your ad or sponsorship. The Booster Club is a registered 501c3 non profit.