Aisling O'Malley, TCRG
Aisling started Irish dancing in Boston, MA at the age of four under the O'Shea-Chaplin Academy. She successfully competed for over 14 years regionally, nationally and internationally at World Championship level.
Following her years of competitions, Aisling started to dance professionally joining various dance shows including both 'Irish Thunder' and 'Emerald Beat' at Busch Gardens directed by the O’Shea’s based in Dublin, Ireland. In 2006 Aisling also toured Japan with 'Trinity Irish Dance Company'. Most recently, Aisling toured with 'Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance' Troupe two as the principal good girl role, Saoirse. She has toured all over the world in countries such as South Africa, Israel, Brazil, all over the United States, and various countries in Europe including performing several times at the Palais des congrès in Paris. Aisling has also toured Taiwan four times with 'Feet of Flames' where she had the privilege of dancing on stage with Michael Flatley for over 15,000 people.
While touring with 'Lord of the Dance' in 2010, Aisling took the T.C.R.G. exam and became a certified Irish Dance teacher with the Irish Dancing Commission, An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelaca, in Dublin, Ireland.
In addition to performing in shows, Aisling has instructed at Camp Rince Ceol, an Irish dance camp located in New York and California, where hundreds of children from all over the US travel to learn new skills in Irish Dance.
After touring for over 7 years, Aisling performed her last show in the spring of 2013. It was while on tour that she met her husband, Kevin.
In addition to teaching Irish dance, Aisling also works as a Realtor with Keller Williams.
Kevin O'Malley started Irish dancing in Cleveland when he was 8 years old, first for Peggy Cannon and later for Bobby Masterson. He has won or placed in many regional and national competitions, and has also competed in Ireland numerous times for the World Championships.
Upon graduating high school, he auditioned and was chosen for Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance in 1999. Since then, Kevin has performed with the show in over 25 countries throughout the world. In 2001, he was also selected as a prinicipal dancer in the show. His last show with Lord of the Dance was in January 2011 in Paris France.
Kevin is pleased to be instructing with the O'Malley Irish Dance Academy and is currently studying for his TCRG certification.
In addition to teaching Irish dance, Kevin also works as a Firefighter for the city of Cleveland.