FADS Dance Board Member Carrie Babcock


• Dance Board Member
• Studio Owner

• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1997


Carrie Babcock graduated from SUNY Brockport with a BS in Dance. She is a US National American Smooth Finalist, a six-year undefeated Fred Astaire National Smooth Champion, a 5-Time United Professional Champion, including three Open Theatrical Titles, Rising Star National Theatrical Champion and Rising Star Smooth Champion. Carrie has choreographed and had major roles in more than 25 musical theater productions, is a member of SAG-AFTRA and has danced at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT and Disney-MGM. TV appearances as a dancer include As The World Turns, The TV Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Awards, and America’s Ballroom Challenge. She specializes in American Smooth, Theatrical/Cabaret and Show Dance technique, performance skills and choreography. She uses her knowledge from 18 years of training staff and students, as well has her college education with Laban Movement theories and choreographic design, tap, jazz, ballet and modern to create well-rounded dancers.


  • 2006 US Professional Open American Smooth Finalist
  • 2006 Ohio Star Ball Finalist
  • PBS-TV’s America’s Ballroom Challenge
  • 2005 US Open Professional Theatre Arts Champion
  • 2004 US Open Professional Theatre Arts Champion
  • 2002 US Open Professional Theater Arts Champion
  • 2002 US Rising Star Professional Theater Arts Champion
  • 2002 US Rising Star Professional American Smooth Champion
  • 2002-2006 Undefeated Fred Astaire American Smooth Champion
  • BS in Dance, SUNY Brockport
  • SAG-AFTRA and Former AEA


  • American Smooth
  • International Ballroom
  • Theater Arts
  • Choreography


Carrie Babcock 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.