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Fred Astaire Dance Partners: October Birthdays

October 17, 2015

Beyond his own talent, Fred Astaire’s success as a professional dancer wouldn’t have been possible if not for his numerous, talented dance partners. Our co-founder and namesake was fortunate to have starred with numerous dancers, on both stage and screen. This post celebrates three of his dancing co-stars with October birthdays: Claire Luce, Rita Hayworth […]

9 Benefits You Can Experience Once You Start Dancing

November 18, 2014

  Whether you flaunt your every move on the dance floor or sway to your favorite songs in the car, dance is an activity that everybody enjoys, in one way or another. Luckily, dancing is something that will not only bring a smile to your face but can help improve your physical and mental health. […]

Barrie Chase: She Danced With a Legend

October 19, 2014

Saturday evening at FAWC (Fred Astaire World Championships) 2014 Dance Competition in Las Vegas, the suspense rose as our President/CEO, Jack Rothweiler, began introducing his guest to the audience. He mentioned the Fred Astaire TV Specials, talked of his first meeting with this guest and their conversation of 4-plus hours. Still, he gave no name. […]