FADS Dance Board Member Laura Martin


• Dance Board Member
• Company Stockholder
• Area Director
• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1981


Laura’s dance expertise ranges from Classical Ballet, Theatrical, Cabaret, American-Style Smooth and Rhythm to International Latin and Standard. She has been a successful Fred Astaire Dance Studio Owner since 1985, as well as a Fred Astaire Area Franchiser since 1987 in New York State, and in South Florida since 2003.


  • 8-Time undefeated Fred Astaire Latin and Standard National Champion
  • 4-Time undefeated United States Ten Dance Champion
  • 5-Time United States Representative in World Ten Dance and Standard Championships
  • Open British (Blackpool) RS Latin Grand Finalist
  • Multiple winner of all major United States Dance Championships
  • North American Latin Champion
  • North American Standard Champion World
  • World Class Adjudicator
  • Chairman of Judges


  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • International Ballroom
  • International Latin


Laura Martin 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.