Ailbhe O’Rourke (RAD, RTS, PTS, BA HONS, MA HONS) trained with the Royal Academy of Dance and has been dancing and teaching professionally for over twenty years. Ailbhe has trained and performed professionally in Dublin, London and Vienna, specialising in both classical and contemporary dance as well as choreography.
Ailbhe has successfully entered hundreds of students into RAD exams, from Pre- Primary to Advanced Vocational levels. In 2018, she was selected to work as a Practical Teaching Supervisor, examining student teachers for the RAD. In the same year, she was voted in as a sitting member of the RAD regional committee for Ireland. In 2021, Ailbhe was appointed Mentor status with the RAD and trains student ballet teachers in the RAD CBTS program.