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Dance educator

Deidre Ann McCarthy, American dance educator.


McCarthy, Deidre Ann was born on February 23, 1961 in Glen Cove, New York, United States. Daughter of Joseph Vincent and Marie Antoinette (Brachocki) McCarthy.


Student, American Ballet Theatre, New York City, 1968-1971;student, Joffrey School Ballet, New York City, 1975-1980;student, Harkness School, New York City, 1980-1981;student, State University of New York, Purchase, 1981-1983;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Long Island U., 1986.


Instructor ballet, Dance Workshop, Valley Stream, New York, since 1983;instructor ballet, jazz, Charmian's Center, Glen Cove, since 1983;instructor master class in jazz, Nassau Community College, Hempstead, New York, 1987-1988;founder, artistic director, Danse Rouge, Glen Cove, since 1987;artistic director, Dance Theatre by the Bay, Bayville, New York. Instructor Portledge School Ballet, Locust Valley, New York, 1977-1981, Vaganova Ballet.


  • Other Work

    • Producer, choreographer multi-media interpretation of William Butler Yeats' play Deirdre, 1986. Director, choreographer of numerous musicals including Quilters, The Wizard of Oz. Choreographer of numerous classical ballets.


Married Mitchell Ira Friedman, January 16, 1987.

Joseph Vincent McCarthy

Marie Antoinette (Brachocki) McCarthy

Mitchell Ira Friedman