FADS Dance Board Member Lyall Bradshaw


• Dance Board Member
• Executive National Examiner
• New York Regional Dance Director

• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1976

Lyall was born in Tasmania, Australia and joined the Fred Astaire Dance Studios family in 1976. He specializes in coaching and syllabus training for Certification and Diploma Exams in all styles of dance. He excels in all levels of American and International Styles as well as Exhibition, Theatre Arts, and Country and Western. He is the Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ New York Regional Dance Director as well as the Executive National Examiner. He has been a Certified Adjudicator since 1982, with vast expertise and knowledge of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio Curriculum.


  • Certified Adjudicator since 1982
  • All levels of Certification and Examinations in American and International Styles


  • Professional Certification
  • Business Training
  • Theater Arts
  • International Latin
  • International Ballroom
  • American Rhythm
  • American Smooth


Lyall Bradshaw 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.