• Dance Board 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