FADS Dance Board Member Richard Silver



• Dance Board Member
• National Examiner
• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1978


Richard Silver started with Fred Astaire Dance Studios in 1978, in Louisville, KY. He is a former multi-studio Owner with locations in Alabama & Tennessee, and is certified in all levels.



  • Fred Astaire Ballroom Finalist
  • Fred Astaire Rising Star Finalist
  • National Examiner
  • Certified Adjudicator
  • Certified Scrutineer


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


Richard Silver 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.