Teacher Bio: Amanda Yachechak

amanda-yachechakAmanda Yachechak has been dancing and teaching with Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance since 2009. She joined the professional company, Niall O’Leary Irish Dance Troupe in 2015 as both a dancer and singing artist. She has performed with them throughout the tri-state area and in Mexico and Canada. In addition to Irish Dance, Amanda studied classical ballet with Irine Fokine and currently trains with Deborah Wingert (New York City Ballet). She danced for several years with Kennedy Dancers, a professional contemporary company. With Kennedy Dancers, she worked with Seán Curran and members of his company to acquire the piece “Force of Circumstance”.

Amanda is also a professional actress and singer, and works extensively in theatre, film, and opera. www.amandayachechak.com