Teacher Bio: Teresa Kane

teresa-kane-227Teresa Kane, originally from Millstreet, County Cork, has been teaching Irish dance in the Florida Panhandle for over nine years. She was instrumental in the opening of the Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance in Florida in 2007. Teresa has won many awards for dancing in Cork, Kerry, and the greater Munster area.

She has been on the stage since the age of four, and made an appearance in the final of the popular RTE TV talent show ‘Screen Test’ in 1985, singing live on Irish National TV with her identical twin sister Helen. She has brought the love of Irish culture to Western Florida and has organized many wonderful performances and TV appearances. She also hosted a concert in the 2002 ‘Echoes of Erin’ Tour presented by the Irish cultural organization Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE).