Greater Toronto Area, Canada
It is one of the top Irish dance schools in the world. Founded in 2003 as a result of a merge between the world-famous Butler-Fearon School of Canada and California, and the O’Connor-Kennedy School in California, it has quickly become the premier school in the Western US and in eastern Canada, as well as internationally. The directors of the school are Rose Fearon, ADCRG, Vincent O’Connor, SDCRG and Kathleen O’Connor, ADCRG.
Students in the Butler-Fearon-O’Connor School have won numerous titles, including Western US Region, Eastern Canadian Region, North American, Australian, Great Britain, All-Scotland, All-Ireland, and World Champion. Several senior dancers with the school have toured with or are currently touring with shows such as Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.
The school was named the No.1 dance school in North America by Irish Dancing and Culture Magazine for 2005.