The Shannon Irish Dance Company

The Shannon Irish Dance Company, based out of Rochester Hills, Michigan, is known for its highly energetic performances and uniquely innovative choreography. Under the direction of Sophia Schoch-Wyzgowski, members of the company bring to their audiences the graceful beauty of jigs and reels, and the captivating thunderous sound of hard shoe in a traditional and contemporary form, ignited with a modern and whimsy flare, that you will want to see again and again.

The talented members of the company are all dancers selected from The Shannon Irish Dance Academy. Ranging from 7 years old to adults, intermediate through champion dancers, the company is able to offer a variety of entertainment possibilities. Company members rehearse weekly and are always adding new show pieces. The Shannon Irish Dance Company is provided with opportunities to take their dancing across the state, nationally and internationally, performing at large corporate and theater events, private and fundraising events, festivals, nursing homes, hospitals and schools. Book us for your next event and let us show you our passion for performing!

Booking A Performance

Thank you for your interest in booking a performance by The Shannon Irish Dance Company! We will be pleased to discuss performance options with you to best meet the needs of your function. Please send an email to or call 1-623-297-2236. Performance bookings should be proposed at least two months in advance. March is our busiest month, therefore any St. Patrick's day related performances should be proposed preferably six months in advance. Before booking a performance, please have the following information for us. The answers to following questions will help The Shannon Irish Dance Company put on the best possible show for your event needs.

  • Where would you like The Shannon Irish Dance Company to perform?
  • How long would you like our dancers to perform?
  • How many performers would you like? Would you like our younger performers, adults or both?
  • Is this event open to the public, or a private function?
  • Will there be a dressing room area?
  • What size is the stage? Of what material is the stage?
  • What kind of sound system is available? Will we need to run the sound system, or will a sound technician be present? Will you provide a microphone?
  • What is the reason for this function?
  • Would you like to include audience participation by having us teach a beginner step or ceili?