Artistic Director Alan Foley


Alan Foley

Artistic Director

Alan Foley, Founder and Artistic Director of Cork City Ballet, began his training with the renowned Joan Denise Moriarty School of...

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Patricia Crosbie

Ballet Mistress, Choreographer, Artiste

Patricia was a member of Irish National Ballet, Vienna Festival Ballet, and London Ballet Theatre. She toured worldwide with the renowned...

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Yury Demakov

Guest Ghoreographer

Yury trained at the Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow, Russia, and he holds a Teacher/Choreographer Diploma from the Russian Academy of...

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Tim Feehily

Lighting Designer

Tim works extensively in dance and musical theatre. Recent credits include: Fulcum – Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre, If Only dance festival,...

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Paul Sherlock

Stage Manager

Paul has been a stage manager for over 18 years. He has stage-managed many productions with Cork City Ballet, including “A...

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Janet Dillon

Auditions Director

Janet trained with the late Joan Denise Moriarty and was a member of Cork Ballet Company for many years. In addition...

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Colette McNamee

Press Officer

Colette attended the Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance from the age of 4. She joined the Cork Ballet Company in...

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Catherine Foley

Front-of-House Liaison

Catherine has worked with Cork City Ballet since its inception in 1991, and is responsible for front-of-house activity for the company...

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Miki Barlok


Slovakian-born Miki is one of Ireland’s finest photographers who has worked extensively with Cork City Ballet for many years. His book...

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Sinead Murphy

Children’s Coach

Sinead is the Director of the Cork School of Dance based in Firkin Crane. She is an international ballet examiner, teacher...

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Averil Larke

Social Media Administrator

Averil’s love of ballet began at age seven, and her love of Cork started at age 15 when she attended Ashton...

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