Delighted to officially announce Nicola Byrne as part of the choreography team once again this year!
Nicola Byrne started her dancing career as a very young child with
the renowned O’Shea School in Dublin, Ireland. She went on to have a very
successful competitive career including earning 4th place at the
Nicola Joined Riverdance in 1999 and performed the female lead role
In 2008 Nicola was asked to choreograph an original group dance number for Riverdance, making her the only cast member since Michael Flatley and Colin Dunne to choreograph an original piece for the hit show!
Nicola was a choreographer and dancer on RTEs Celebrity Jigs n Reels in 2006 & 2007 and won the 1st series with her partner Killian O’Sullivan.
At the first ever Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007, Nicola
came 3rd with her partner Mick Donegan as they proudly represented
Nicola was chosen to perform during President Mary McAleese’s state visit to Hungary in 2008.
She was lead dancer and dance captain in the Irish Dance show Irish
Thunder, in Busch Gardens Virginia and Florida, from 2001- 2004.
Nicola, as well as being a qualified Irish Dance teacher holds an honours Bachelors degree in Design & Visual Communication from The National College of Art and Design in Dublin.
She is currently combining her passion for dance and design by creating an exciting new line of customized dancewear called Malley Sport Dance for dance schools worldwide.
Nicola is delighted to be returning to the Take The Floor choreography team for a second year and looks forward to working with the talented cast!