Originally from Birmingham, England, Edward Searle began Irish Dancing at the late age of 11 under the tuition of Michael Kenny at the Kenny Academy. At the age of 13, Edward began dancing for Danny Doherty and Marie Connell at the 'Doherty Academy'. The Doherty School in England has been one of the most competitively successful
Irish Dancing schools of all time, winning hundreds of World Championship
titles in solo and team dancing sections.
his illustrious competitive career, Edward won the following titles: The All
Scotland, British National, Great Britain, All Ireland, and World Championships
for solo and team dancing. Edward won the British Nationals and All Ireland Championships 3 times and won 2nd place at the World Championships 3 times.
His biggest acheivement was being awarded solo WORLD CHAMPION 2005 in Ennis, Ireland!
dancer with the Doherty Academy of Irish Dancing in England, Edward was
fortunate to be a member of many All Ireland and World winning Ceili and Figure
professional career, Edward enjoyed dancing with ‘Riverdance - The Show’ which
allowed him to travel to many exciting places around the world and meet many
Edward has been a registered TCRG with An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha (the World Irish Dancing Commission-Dublin, Ireland) since 2006. He is also registered with the Irish Dance Teachers Association of Mid America and the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America!
Edward (Left) pictured with Byron accepting the Teacher's Award for having a World Championship Winning Team in 2010!