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Principal Teacher & Director of Xquisite Dance


Nicole Kelly

Nicole is and has been the Principal teacher and director of Xquisite Dance in Ireland, for the past 10 years.
Xquisite Dance is one of Ireland’s leading dance studios, training dancers in Ballroom, Latin-American, Hip Hop and Stage.
Xquisite is home to numerous Irish and International champion dancers.
Nicole is a highly qualified professional teacher in Ballroom, Latin American, Sequence, Commercial & Stage.
Nicole started her dancing as a competitive ballroom & latin dancer winning many titles. She then trained in ballet, contemporary & jazz in Dublin & London.
Nicole is also a founder member & director of Dancesport Federation Ireland.

Her philosophy is to provide the highest level of dance teachers & athletes in Ireland.

Principal Ballroom Teacher & Choreographer


John Nolan

In addition to being a teacher with Xquisite, John is a professional dancer on the hit RTE show 'Dancing with the Stars', being a runner up in 2018 and becoming the Champion of Series 3 with Mairead Ronan in 2019. 

Hailing from Kilkenny, John has been dancing since he could walk. By the age of three he was already learning ballet, Irish Dancing and set dancing. By six years of age John had taken to ballroom and has not looked back since.

John has also represented Ireland at World and European Championships and is Irish Champion in Ballroom and Showdance.


John is a fully qualified Professional teacher in Ballroom & Latin and has been one of the head teachers in Xquisite Dance for the past 8 years.

Elite Hip-hop Crew Teacher & Choreographer


Paul Tyrrell

Paul teaches many different styles of dance and is extremely inspired by vogue waacking, hip-hop and dancehall movement.

Paul has achieved gold medals on several occasions at Hip Hop International Ireland, Soar UK and also made it to the finals of Ireland’s Got Talent with the dance crew Fly Youth.

In his classes Paul encourages individuality, fearlessness and tries to give something new each week. Paul is very excited to be teaching weekly classes at Xquisite Dance.

Principal Latin Teacher, Vocal Coach, Stage Director & Choreographer


Hannah Kelly

Hannah is 18 years of age and has been training in dance since the age of 3. She started her training in ballet, jazz, tap and contemporary. By the age of 6, she started training ballroom and Latin. Throughout her career so far Hannah has been Irish Champion in all age categories. Hannah has represented Ireland at International Dance Competitions all over the world including America, Italy, Spain, Germany, Romania, Iceland and many more. In 2018, Hannah represented Ireland in Latvia at the WDSF Youth Latin World championships. Hannah has been trained and coached by all top international coaches. Hannah also sings and acts, has played lead roles such as Oliver and Glinda in the wizard of oz. She has made TV appearances such as the Late Late Toy Show, Ireland AM and a documentary following her dance journey called dedicated to dance. Most recently she had a lead role in Putting on the Ritz.
She choreographed Xquisite Dance Troupe for Ireland’s Got Talent who received the golden buzzer and went all the way to place in the Top 3 in the Grand Final.
Most recently, Hannah has completed her Professional Teaching Singing degree with the Prestigious BAST Training in London.

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