The Urban Beat Irish Dance Academy

The Urban Beat Irish Dance Academy welcomes you to its website. We are an Irish dance school and show troupe located in Berlin, Germany. Whether you are looking for a new hobby or challenge or for a show that will spice up your party, you’ve come to the right place.

Founded by Janna Hoppe, former WIDA world Irish dance champion, the Urban Beat Irish Dance Academy consists of dancers of all age groups and levels. We offer classes for those wishing to partake in competitive dance, as well as classes that focus on recreational or show choreography. New dancers are always welcome –regardless of age or experience.


We currently offer the following five regular classes in Berlin, of which one caters to school age dancers (ages 6-12), and four to teens and adults.

Our adult/teen classes:

Mondays, 19.30-21.00: competition and technique for intermediate/open level dancers

Thursdays, 19.30-21.00: competition and technique for beginner/primary level dancers

Fridays, 18.00-19.30: choreography for recreational dancers

Fridays, 19.30-21.00: choreography for shows

Location for all above: Oudenarder Str. 16-20 (Osram-Höfe), 13347 Berlin-Wedding

Our kids class:

Fridays, 16.30-17.30: beginner kids, location: Columbiadamm 8 -10, 12101 Berlin-Tempelhof

If we’ve piqued your interest, either to join a class or to book our show team for an event, don’t hesitate to contact us via facebook, e-mail or our contact form provided.