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Welcome to the Dillon-Gavin School of Irish Dance.   

Under the direction of Bernadette Dillon-Gavin, ADCRG,
Maureen Dillon-Yawger, TCRG.


Do you have what it takes? We would love to have you join us at Dillon-Gavin.



Dillon-Gavin offers expert Irish dance instruction for all levels with small class sizesThe Dillon-Gavin studio is in Des Plaines, a northwest Chicago suburb. Our studio features a state-of-the-art sprung dance floor for optimal dancer safety.  We invite you to visit one of our classes.

Questions? Comments? Click on the Contact Us tab, fill it out, submit it and we will get back to you with some answers.

General Class information for 2013: 
*Session 3 begins the week of March 24th.

*Beginner classes are offered on Tuesdays & Saturdays.

*Adult class - Get in shape & have fun in this no pressure class. Tuesdays - 6:30 to 7:30 pm.


For more information & instructions on how to sign up for classes:
Beginners click on Irish Dance Beginner info
Adults click on Adult Irish dance
Transfer dancers click on How to enroll in classes


Mid-America Oireachtas 2013

Congratulations to our Dillon-Gavin dancers who competed at the Mid-America Oireachtas held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Nov. 2013!   Check out our exceptional results below.

Oireachtas 2013
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Ronan Donahue2ndWorlds 
Kristjan Gudmundsson 2ndWorlds
Patrick Holbrook4thWorlds
Kevin Forman4th(too young) 
Aidan Donohue5th(too young)
Sarah Conneely7thWorlds 
Claudia Morrison7thWorlds
Lindsey Kelly 7th Worlds
Caroline Maddalozzo


Mairead King17thNationals
Rachel Knapp17thNationals
Maeve Donohue  31st Nationals
Teagan Marsh49th 
Bridget Donohue 53rd 
Molly McDermott25th Trad. Set
Maeve Sexton 31st Trad. Set