Siamsa Biography

Patricia Townsend

Expertise:                        Irish Dance and Set Dancing
Now Teaching:                  Dance
Patricia began Irish dancing with the Bernadette Short School of Irish Dancing in 1993 at the age of 4 in NDG.  Her mom introduced her to a beginner class and Patricia immediately fell in love with the dance.  From then on she would dance at every opportunity; recitals, St.Patrick's Day shows, and school variety shows.

In 2004 Patricia became more interested in competitive Irish dancing competing at her first Eastern Canadian Oireachtas (regional Irish dance championship) and would eventually compete at the North American National and World Championships.

In 2012 Patricia attended her last competition, and has now to come full circle.  
She is currently working towards her Irish dance teachers certification- a life long goal, and would like to pass on her love for Irish dancing to others.