Foley Alan


Contemporary dance / Artistic Director

Alan Foley, Founder and Artistic Director of Cork City Ballet, began his training with the
renowned Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance and the Cork Ballet Company. Further training included the Harrison College of Dance and Drama in London, the Vaganova (Kirov) Ballet Summer School in Russia in 1989, the Broadway Dance Centre in New York, and classes with many distinguished teachers and dancers in Pineapple Dance Studios in London.

He has choreographed and produced all of Cork City Ballet\'s productions since 1992, including the hugely successful Ballet Spectacular seasons, which have toured to all the major venues in Ireland. During that time, he has worked alongside some of the most illustrious dancers of our generation including Veronika Ivanova and Nikita Shcheglov of the Kirov Ballet, Elena Koulagina the prima ballerina of the Perm State Ballet of Russia, and Marie Lindqvist - prima ballerina of the Royal Swedish Ballet.

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