Miss Louise

Owner & Irish Dance Teacher- TCRG, ADCRG

Louise has been dancing for over 30 years and teaching for over a decade. She has always had a strong passion for many styles of dance with a specialty in Irish Dance. Louise and her family moved to the U.S from Dublin, Ireland when she was a child. After witnessing her first Irish dance performance, she was eager to learn the dance for herself. She danced competitively for 14 years with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG), and earned the honor of becoming a Champion Irish dancer. Louise is a licensed Irish dance  teacher (TCRG) and adjudicator (ADCRG) with the Irish dance organization Rince Tuatha Nua which is affiliated with Cumann Rince Dea Mheasa in Ireland. She was awarded the 2021  & 2022 Global Award Winner for Excellence in Teaching Irish Dance by Irish Dance Magazine. Louise enjoys working with students of all ages and levels, from the little toddlers to our award winning competitive dancers.

Louise is a graduate of Bridgewater State University, where she studied Elementary Education and English. Immediately following college, Louise began teaching dance and fitness classes to children and adults in the South Shore, while also working as a preschool teacher. Louise opened her studio~ Miss Louise's School of Dance in March 2012. In 2020 Louise decided to shift her focus to all Irish dance and renamed the school McHale School of Irish Dance.  Louise enjoys sharing her love of Irish dance each and every day. She believes it is a great way to form friendships, build confidence, and live a healthy lifestyle! When Louise isn't dancing, she enjoys family time with her husband and two children.

Miss Mary

Office Manager

Mary and family made the big leap over from Ireland to Boston in 1989. She worked in the banking industry for 30 years, and began her new career as the office manager at our dance school in 2016 with her daughter Louise.  In Mary's spare time, she enjoys boating and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. 

Miss Chloe

Irish Dance Teacher

Chloe's love for Irish dance started at the young age of 3 here at our dance school. Whether it is making friends or learning new choreography, her love for Irish dance is always growing. She worked her way up to open champion and is now a world qualifier & medalist. She has assisted classes here at the studio for the past 5+ years and looks forward to this new opportunity of teaching her own classes. Chloe would like to pursue pediatric physical therapy in the future as well as always continuing to teach Irish dance classes because it brings her so much joy working with children!