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Adrian Walker

Principal Teacher TCRG/ADCRG

  • Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Creative Industries
  • TCRG (Registered teacher with the Irish & Australian Irish Dancing Commission)
  • ADCRG (Registered adjudicator with the Irish & Australian Irish Dancing Commission)
  • Positive Blue Card (Queensland Commission for Children)

“I am always excited by the passion, the energy and the joy that every student brings to our dance classes”

Adrian has been dancing for over 20 years, and has achieved remarkable success as a competitive and professional Irish dancer. Adrian brings a wealth of knowledge on Irish dance technique and performance from invaluable training with professional choreographers, teachers and trainers overseas, to the students of the Walker School.

During Adrian’s competitive dancing years he was the QLD State and Australian National Irish Dancing Champion on several occasions. On the professional stage, Adrian has toured internationally with Michael Flatley’s ‘Lord of the Dance’, and was then selected to create, rehearse and perform in Michael Flatley’s new production ‘Celtic Tiger’. Adrian retired from his professional dance career after performing in the arena spectacular ‘Feet of Flames’

Adrian completed a degree in Education and Creative Industries (with honours and distinction) and has had experience working with students in Primary and Secondary schools. Adrian shows a high level of commitment and dedication to the dance form and to the students of the Walker School.