FADS Dance Board Member Andrei Abrashin

ANDREI ABRASHIN

  • Dance Board Member
  • Studio Owner
  • With Fred Astaire Dance Studios Since 1998 

BIO

Andrei was born in Russia, where he began dancing at the age of eight. He excelled in both Standard & Latin and, when he was sixteen, he was invited to join the “Circle of Friends” formation team in Perm, Russia. This prestigious team has many impressive titles, such as European Finalists, World Finalists, and Five-Time Russian Champions. While continuing his training in dance, Andrei also obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the Perm State Academy of Arts and Culture. In 1998, he moved to the United States and began teaching and competing within Fred Astaire Dance Studios, in American Smooth & Rhythm as well as Cabaret. Throughout his competitive career, Andrei achieved many notable titles, including three-time National Nine-Dance Champion and North American Finalist for both American Smooth & Rhythm. In addition, he ran two studios in Upstate New York and became a Dance Board Member in 2006. He currently runs a successful studio in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and is coaching both students and professionals.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Three-time United States Nine-Dance Champion
  • United States National Theater Arts Champion
  • Fred Astaire National Rhythm, Smooth, Nine-Dance, and Cabaret Champion
  • Ohio Star Ball Nine-Dance Champion
  • Ohio Star Ball Open Rhythm Finalist
  • Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Rhythm & Smooth Champion
  • North American Open Rhythm & Smooth Champion

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • International Ballroom
  • International Latin
  • Theater Arts
  • Choreography

 

Andrei Abrashin is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios National Dance Board team that actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional and National Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, and continuously reviews our proprietary dance curriculum to ensure only the finest, most up-to-date programs for our Students. For more information on the Fred Astaire Dance Board or any of its members, please contact us.