FADS Dance Board Member Dan Rutherford

 

DAN RUTHERFORD
• Dance Board Member
• Area Director
• Studio Owner
• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 2004

BIO

Dan studied jazz dance extensively from the age of five through his late teens. At that time, he began a career in Ballroom and Latin dance. Dan has produced numerous Champions throughout his career as a Teacher and Coach. Dan has also danced on stage with numerous celebrities as a back-up, chorus line and principal dancer in many productions. Dan is one of the top professionals in the United States.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Former World Professional Rhythm Champion
  • United States Finalist 9 consecutive years
  • United States OVERALL Top Professional Couple
  • Featured performers on: Good Life TV, PBS Championship Ballroom Dancing, Dancing with the Stars
  • Member organizations: Fred Astaire National Dance Board, North American Dance Teachers Association, DVIDA, National Dance Council of America, World Dance Council Adjudicator

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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

 

Dan Rutherford 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.