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FADS Dance Board Member Kimalee Piedad

Kimalee Piedad

  • International Dance Council Member
  • Studio Manager
  • With Fred Astaire Dance Studios Since 2005


Kimalee Piedad grew up in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She has studied many forms of dance, including ballet, jazz, modern, and contemporary. She danced professionally with the Louisville Ballet and Ballet Met before joining Fred Astaire Dance Studios in 2005. She has been honored to represent the company both in National and International events, and is a US and World Cabaret and Theatrical Champion, as well as a US 9-Dance Finalist. She has been featured on the TV show So You Think You Can Dance, and has toured as a featured performer in the ballroom dance show, Dance to the Movies. She currently manages the FADS Fort Walton Beach, Florida Studio and enjoys sharing her passion with staff and students to help them achieve their own dancing goals.


  • Undefeated Fred Astaire Cabaret Champion
  • 6-Time United States Cabaret Champion
  • 5-Time World Cabaret Champion
  • Blackpool Invitational Exhibition Champion
  • United States theatrical Champion
  • Ohio Star Ball Cabaret Champion
  • Emerald Ball Theatrical Champion
  • Heritage Classic Theatrical Champion
  • 2-Time United States 9-Dance Finalist
  • Featured performer on So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Ballroom Challenge


  • Theatre Arts / Cabaret
  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • Solos and Showcases

Kimalee Piedad is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios International Dance Council, which oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional, National & International Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, 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 International Dance Council or any of its members, please contact us.