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Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Interactive Events Schedule

Fred Astaire Dance Studios hosts exciting Events across the country and around the world that can make your dance experience even more fun and rewarding. Browse our interactive Events Schedule for information on branded Regional, Inter-Regional, National & International Pro-Am dance competitions – plus local Fred Astaire Dance Studios Events (such as Guest Parties, Excursions, Showcases, Spotlights, Charitable Events, Mini-Matches and more)! Our goal is to provide our Students with inspiring opportunities to make friends, experience inspiring dance performances, travel, and hone your dance skills at exciting destinations! Ask us for more information on any of these Events… because Life’s Better When You Dance™!

 

We have many exciting trips and competitions planned for the next six months. We’ll take care of planning and preparation – you just need to be ready for fun!

Mini Match

Dec. 7, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Come and support your family and friends at our semi-annual Mini Match event. It will take place at the studio from 9am until 5pm. Watch our dancers leave it all on the floor as they dance the day away with special guest judge, Richard Silver. You do not want to miss this event!

Coaching: Richard Silver

Dec. 6-7, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Richard Silver is one of only seven Fred Astaire certification coaches nationally. He is a regular competition judge, having recently adjudicated the Megadance Regional Championships in Washington, DC, and Freddy Ball in Raleigh, NC, and multiple National Competitions.

Holiday Classic

Dec. 10-15, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This awesome competition takes place in December in Sin City, USA!  The competition atmosphere is as fun and exciting as the city surrounding it, and is a great end to our year - every year!

Trophy Ball

Dec. 20, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

The Trophy Ball is a chance to recognize the progress of our students over the past year, and an excellent opportunity for them to show friends and family members their dancing. Please wear holiday colors to celebrate the spirit of the season at this formal event! Certificates and trophies will be awarded and we will celebrate with a Champagne toast and group photo.

Sponsor Party

Dec. 18, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This event, held at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, will include drinks, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the end of festival.  Don’t forget to come dressed in themed formal attire.

Coaching: Ilya Ifraimov

Jan. 13-14, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

ILYA IFRAIMOV coaches and choreographs in all levels and styles. A World Class Adjudicator and choreographer, he's been a member of NDC since 2005 and has collaborated in the creation of the International Latin Syllabus.• US Professional Latin Grand Finalist • Ohio Star Ball Professional Show Dance Champion – 2008 • World Cup Vice Professional International Latin Champion • International UK & Blackpool Rising Star Grand Professional International Latin Finalist • World Master Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • North American Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • Maryland DanceSport Championship Professional International Champion – 2008 • Mexican DanceSport Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • 6 Years Undefeated Fred Astaire National Professional International Champion • Yankee Classic Championships Professional International Champion – 2007 • Heritage Classic Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • Northeast Open Invitational Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • Yuletide Ball Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • New Jersey State Open Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • Fred Astaire National Professional Smooth and Rhythm Champion – 2006 • Atlanta Open Professional International Latin Champion – 2006Ilya has also appeared on the following TV shows: American Ballroom Challenge and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Ilya!**

Operation Smile’s Dancing with the Carolina Stars

Feb. 8, 2020

Marriot Hotel - Downtown Greensboro 304 N. Greene St. Greensboro, NC 27401

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

In partnership with Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Greensboro, North Carolina, Operation Smile Carolinas proudly presents the 12th annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars. Celebrities from across the Carolinas will pair up with professional dancers to raise funds and change the lives of children around the world. Through this magical night of performances, Operation Smile Carolinas will continue to raise awareness and funds to provide safe surgery for thousands of children suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate in resource-poor communities worldwide – making them the true winners.This year, we are honored to have Dr. Mathew Wagnor of Triad Foot and Ankle Center as our chairperson to help celebrate the 12th Annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars.

Coaching: Eduard Apolonov

Feb. 11-12, 2020

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

EDUARD APOLONOV is the Regional Dance Director for the Wisconsin Region. Eddi has competed on the most renowned floor in the world as a Rising Star Finalist in International Latin at the Blackpool Dance Festival. He was also the undefeated Fred Astaire International Latin Champion. With a Bachelors Degree in Choreography from the University of Fine Arts of Russia, he creates some of the most interesting and beautiful routines. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Eddi!**

Dancing with the High Point Stars

Feb. 29, 2020

High Point Country Club 800 Country Club Dr. High Point, NC 27262

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Communities In Schools (CIS) of High Point, Inc. is proud to announce its 9th annual signature fundraising event, “Dancing with the High Point Stars.” This event’s goal is to raise money to continue providing programs and services to students. Communities In Schools is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life. Their mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students – many in jeopardy of dropping out – have the opportunity to focus on learning. As a nationally accredited dropout prevention program, Communities In Schools of High Point, Inc. has a 26-year history of addressing risk factors that, if ignored, ultimately lead to students dropping out of school. This event will partner Fred Astaire professional dancers with local High Point stars hoping to make a difference. We hope you will join us in supporting your instructors and the mission of Communities of Schools in High Point!

New York Dance Festival

Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, 2020

New York, NY

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This is a wonderful competition in the Big Apple!

Heritage Classic

Mar. 3-8, 2020

Grove Park Inn Asheville, NC

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

The Heritage Classic is one of the largest competitions in the United States, and will be held at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

“Burn the Floor” Spring Showcase

Apr. 11, 2020

The Carolina Theatre 310 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC 27401

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Join us for an evening of ballroom dance performances featuring the hottest dancers around. The Fred Astaire Dance Studio BURN THE FLOOR Showcase will take us from hot Caribbean beaches to steamy Argentinian Tango bars, and everything in between. Featuring choreography by ballroom dance legends Eduard Apolonov and Ilya Ifraimov, there will be music from classic musical theatre productions as well as modern favorites, and dance styles ranging from Cha Cha and Swing to Waltz.  The audience will experience ballroom dance performances by amateurs and professionals alike, and can only leave the theatre enthralled by dancers that simply Burn the Floor.

Emerald Ball

Apr. 27 - May 3, 2020

Los Angeles, CA

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This exciting competition in the City of Angels is one of the hottest around.

Blackpool Dance Festival

May 21-29, 2020

Blackpool, England

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This competition is regarded as the World Championships of Ballroom Dancing.  Held in Blackpool, England, each year, it brings together the hottest professional dancers on the circuit to compete head to head each year.

Millennium DanceSport

June 22-28, 2020

Orlando, FL

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

One of the largest competitions in America, Millennium DanceSport brings hundreds of competitors each year to sunny Orlando, Florida for an enchanting week of intense competition.

Coaching: Eduard Apolonov

Aug. 3-4, 2020

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

EDUARD APOLONOV is the Regional Dance Director for the Wisconsin Region. Eddi has competed on the most renowned floor in the world as a Rising Star Finalist in International Latin at the Blackpool Dance Festival. He was also the undefeated Fred Astaire International Latin Champion. With a Bachelors Degree in Choreography from the University of Fine Arts of Russia, he creates some of the most interesting and beautiful routines. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Eddi!**

2019 Emerald Coast Dance Championships

12/6/2019 – 12/7/2019

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa,
4000 Sandestin Blvd South,
Miramar Beach (Destin), FL 32550

Florida Panhandle Region

Arizona Trophy Ball 2019

12/7/2019

Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas,
6333 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Arizona Region

2019 South Florida DanceSport Championships

12/5/2019 – 12/8/2019

Eau Palm Beach Resort Spa,
100 South Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462

South Florida Region

2019 Holiday Star Ball

12/13/2019 – 12/14/2019

Westin O’Hare,
6100 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

Chicago Metro Region

West Coast Dance Championships 2020

1/16/2020 - 1/18/2020

The Westin Long Beach,
333 E Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802

Los Angeles County Region

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Dancescape Showcase

1/24/2020 - 1/25/2020

Hobby Center
800 Bagby St,
Houston, TX 77002

Houston, San Antonio & Ft. Worth Regions

Freddy Awards Ball 2020

2/13/2020 - 2/16/2020

Palm Beach Gardens Marriott,
4000 RCA Blvd,
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

South Florida Region

Cross Country Dance Championships 2020

4/15/2020 – 4/18/2020

Sheraton New Orleans,
500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Click Here for CCDC 2020 details!

City Lights Championships 2020

5/21/2020 - 5/24/2020

The Hilton Hotel - West Palm Beach,
600 Okeechobee Boulevard,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

South Florida Region

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Chicago Open

6/11/2020 - 6/13/2020

The Westin Northshore
601 N Milwaukee Avenue,
Wheeling, IL

Chicago Metro Region

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NY / NJ Dancesport Challenge 2020

6/11/2020 - 6/14/2020

The Westin Jersey City
479 Washington Boulevard,
Jersey City, NJ 07310

New York & New Jersey Regions

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Fred Astaire World Championships 2020

7/27/2020 – 7/31/2020

Mirage Hotel and Casino,
3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Sundance Classic 2020

8/20/2020 - 8/23/2020

Eau Palm Beach Resort Spa
100 South Ocean Boulevard,
Manalapan, FL 33462

South Florida Region

Northeast Dancesport Championships 2020

10/8/2020 - 10/11/2020

The Hanover Marriott
1701 Route 10 East,
Whippany, NJ 07981

New Jersey Region

National Dance Championships 2020

11/2/2020 – 11/6/2020

Hilton Bonnet Creek,
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort La, Orlando FL 32821

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

South Florida Dancesport Championships 2020

12/3/2020 - 12/6/2020

The Turnberry Resort & Spa
19999 W. Country Club Dr.
Aventura, FL 33180

South Florida Region

Cross Country Dance Championships 2021

4/14/2021 – 4/17/2021

Westin Waterfront Boston,
425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

National Dance Championships 2021

11/1/2021 – 11/5/2021

Hilton Bonnet Creek,
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort La, Orlando FL 32821

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Cross Country Dance Championships 2022

4/24/2022 – 4/27/2022

Sheraton New Orleans,
500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Cross Country Dance Championships 2023

4/12/2023 – 4/15/2023

Westin Waterfront Boston,
425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Mini Match

Dec. 7, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Come and support your family and friends at our semi-annual Mini Match event. It will take place at the studio from 9am until 5pm. Watch our dancers leave it all on the floor as they dance the day away with special guest judge, Richard Silver. You do not want to miss this event!

Coaching: Richard Silver

Dec. 6-7, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Richard Silver is one of only seven Fred Astaire certification coaches nationally. He is a regular competition judge, having recently adjudicated the Megadance Regional Championships in Washington, DC, and Freddy Ball in Raleigh, NC, and multiple National Competitions.

Holiday Classic

Dec. 10-15, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This awesome competition takes place in December in Sin City, USA!  The competition atmosphere is as fun and exciting as the city surrounding it, and is a great end to our year - every year!

Trophy Ball

Dec. 20, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

The Trophy Ball is a chance to recognize the progress of our students over the past year, and an excellent opportunity for them to show friends and family members their dancing. Please wear holiday colors to celebrate the spirit of the season at this formal event! Certificates and trophies will be awarded and we will celebrate with a Champagne toast and group photo.

Sponsor Party

Dec. 18, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This event, held at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, will include drinks, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the end of festival.  Don’t forget to come dressed in themed formal attire.

Coaching: Ilya Ifraimov

Jan. 13-14, 2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

ILYA IFRAIMOV coaches and choreographs in all levels and styles. A World Class Adjudicator and choreographer, he's been a member of NDC since 2005 and has collaborated in the creation of the International Latin Syllabus.• US Professional Latin Grand Finalist • Ohio Star Ball Professional Show Dance Champion – 2008 • World Cup Vice Professional International Latin Champion • International UK & Blackpool Rising Star Grand Professional International Latin Finalist • World Master Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • North American Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • Maryland DanceSport Championship Professional International Champion – 2008 • Mexican DanceSport Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • 6 Years Undefeated Fred Astaire National Professional International Champion • Yankee Classic Championships Professional International Champion – 2007 • Heritage Classic Professional Latin Champion – 2007 • Northeast Open Invitational Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • Yuletide Ball Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • New Jersey State Open Championships Professional International Latin Champion – 2007 • Fred Astaire National Professional Smooth and Rhythm Champion – 2006 • Atlanta Open Professional International Latin Champion – 2006Ilya has also appeared on the following TV shows: American Ballroom Challenge and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Ilya!**

Operation Smile’s Dancing with the Carolina Stars

Feb. 8, 2020

Marriot Hotel - Downtown Greensboro 304 N. Greene St. Greensboro, NC 27401

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

In partnership with Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Greensboro, North Carolina, Operation Smile Carolinas proudly presents the 12th annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars. Celebrities from across the Carolinas will pair up with professional dancers to raise funds and change the lives of children around the world. Through this magical night of performances, Operation Smile Carolinas will continue to raise awareness and funds to provide safe surgery for thousands of children suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate in resource-poor communities worldwide – making them the true winners.This year, we are honored to have Dr. Mathew Wagnor of Triad Foot and Ankle Center as our chairperson to help celebrate the 12th Annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars.

Coaching: Eduard Apolonov

Feb. 11-12, 2020

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

EDUARD APOLONOV is the Regional Dance Director for the Wisconsin Region. Eddi has competed on the most renowned floor in the world as a Rising Star Finalist in International Latin at the Blackpool Dance Festival. He was also the undefeated Fred Astaire International Latin Champion. With a Bachelors Degree in Choreography from the University of Fine Arts of Russia, he creates some of the most interesting and beautiful routines. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Eddi!**

Dancing with the High Point Stars

Feb. 29, 2020

High Point Country Club 800 Country Club Dr. High Point, NC 27262

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Communities In Schools (CIS) of High Point, Inc. is proud to announce its 9th annual signature fundraising event, “Dancing with the High Point Stars.” This event’s goal is to raise money to continue providing programs and services to students. Communities In Schools is the nation’s leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life. Their mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students – many in jeopardy of dropping out – have the opportunity to focus on learning. As a nationally accredited dropout prevention program, Communities In Schools of High Point, Inc. has a 26-year history of addressing risk factors that, if ignored, ultimately lead to students dropping out of school. This event will partner Fred Astaire professional dancers with local High Point stars hoping to make a difference. We hope you will join us in supporting your instructors and the mission of Communities of Schools in High Point!

New York Dance Festival

Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, 2020

New York, NY

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This is a wonderful competition in the Big Apple!

Heritage Classic

Mar. 3-8, 2020

Grove Park Inn Asheville, NC

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

The Heritage Classic is one of the largest competitions in the United States, and will be held at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

“Burn the Floor” Spring Showcase

Apr. 11, 2020

The Carolina Theatre 310 S. Elm St. Greensboro, NC 27401

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

Join us for an evening of ballroom dance performances featuring the hottest dancers around. The Fred Astaire Dance Studio BURN THE FLOOR Showcase will take us from hot Caribbean beaches to steamy Argentinian Tango bars, and everything in between. Featuring choreography by ballroom dance legends Eduard Apolonov and Ilya Ifraimov, there will be music from classic musical theatre productions as well as modern favorites, and dance styles ranging from Cha Cha and Swing to Waltz.  The audience will experience ballroom dance performances by amateurs and professionals alike, and can only leave the theatre enthralled by dancers that simply Burn the Floor.

Emerald Ball

Apr. 27 - May 3, 2020

Los Angeles, CA

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This exciting competition in the City of Angels is one of the hottest around.

Blackpool Dance Festival

May 21-29, 2020

Blackpool, England

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

This competition is regarded as the World Championships of Ballroom Dancing.  Held in Blackpool, England, each year, it brings together the hottest professional dancers on the circuit to compete head to head each year.

Millennium DanceSport

June 22-28, 2020

Orlando, FL

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

One of the largest competitions in America, Millennium DanceSport brings hundreds of competitors each year to sunny Orlando, Florida for an enchanting week of intense competition.

Coaching: Eduard Apolonov

Aug. 3-4, 2020

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Greensboro 1500 Mill St., Ste. 105 Greensboro, NC 27408

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Greensboro, NC

EDUARD APOLONOV is the Regional Dance Director for the Wisconsin Region. Eddi has competed on the most renowned floor in the world as a Rising Star Finalist in International Latin at the Blackpool Dance Festival. He was also the undefeated Fred Astaire International Latin Champion. With a Bachelors Degree in Choreography from the University of Fine Arts of Russia, he creates some of the most interesting and beautiful routines. **Please see your instructor for details and to schedule a lesson with Eddi!**