Jamie Merz


Jamie is one half of the ownership of Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Franklin. He has loved Ballroom Dance for the better part of a decade. His background is in Film and Theater where he worked as a Location Manager in Film in and Television for over twelve years, because of this he is partial to performing in showcases and formations, but loves teaching in general. Jamie grew up in Ohio, participating in, theater, and gymnastics. He was a competitive cheerleader for 6 years through high school and college.

He is a devoted family man and loves the community at Fred Astaire Franklin.

Recently Jamie made the finals of the Open American Rhythm professional division at the 2023 Northeast Dance Sport Championships.