Dancer Spotlight: Rooney
How long have you been dancing with SRL?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A master builder at LEGO who designs LEGO sets. Or a cheerleader.
How did you get started with Irish dance?
My brother’s friend was dancing at a feis and we went to watch. There were all the girls there in their really fancy sparkly dresses and my mom said if I practiced a lot one day I could wear one too.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live and why?
Walt Disney World! It’s magical. Or California.
What’s your favorite dance memory?
My first year Miss Courtney taught us to do our kicks with a fairy wand!
If you opened a restaurant, what would be on the menu? Why?
Pasta, corn on the cob, cupcakes, and milkshakes. Everyone likes all of those things.
Who do you look up to?
My mom and dad! I love them.
What’s your favorite thing about dancing?
I love all kinds of dance but Irish dance is a fun fast kind of dancing!
What’s your favorite thing about your personality?
How much I care about other people, especially my siblings.
This post is part of a series. Meet our last spotlighted dancer, Rooney's little sister, Tilly, here. Check out the blog every Monday and Thursday for more posts about Irish history, dance culture, community news, and spotlights on our dancers, staff, and families—among other fun projects! And don’t forget to dance along with us on both Facebook and Instagram.
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