Paula Goulding hails from Co. Waterford, Ireland and danced under the tutelage of the world renowned, Michael Ryan School. Along with performing lead role in various shows and with well known artists like the Chieftains she has danced her way across the globe spanning 5 continents with a memorable 18 month run on Broadway, NYC with Riverdance.
After finishing out a 7 year run with Riverdance, where she was dance captain and lead understudy, Paula immediately went on to co-produce, direct and choreograph ‘Dancing Thru The Ages’ which ran for 6 years in Ireland.
She studied speech and drama under LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) and has performed in London’s Westend as well as Ireland’s National theater, The Abbey Theatre.
Paula was a pro dancer on RTE’s television series Celebrity Jigs n’ Reels.
Along with her business partner, Shane they started producing their own shows and choreographing for other productions in 2012.
They produced the largest scale Irish Dance production and the first of its kind with Take The Floor and they are the directors of The Irish Dance Festival.
As well as qualifications in Sports therapy and pilates, Paula is also a Style and Image Coach and studied dress design with the Grafton Academy in Dublin. She resides in Dublin with her husband Mark and her 2 children, Harry and Shanna.