Douglas McFarland

Highland Dance

Dougie is an RSOBHD Judge and Member SDTA from the Central Coast NSW Australia. An Australasian, Australian Commonwealth and British Overseas Champion his career included qualifying for multiple ‘Worlds’ Finals. Dougie owns and operates Laycock St Dance, a multi genre performing arts studio. He is the Chairman of Central Coast Highland Dancing Inc and host of the Internationals. Through the pandemic he gathered the team behind the Interactive Highland Dancing Festival. Also a bagpiper, he has released albums for Highland and Scottish National, regularly working with The Wiggles and Jimmy Barnes. Dougie teaches many champions who enjoy competing globally, himself having completed a competitive world tour in 2006. He loves Canada having attended several SDCCS events and completing a cross country tour with The Wiggles in 2017. Dougie lives for Highland Dancing and is excited to teach at the Gaelic College this Summer.
Summer Youth Session 1