Fred Astaire Dance Studios - Illinois

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Welcome to the Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Illinois

Fred Astaire Dance Studios have made Illinois their home since 1951. The moment you step inside any one of our studios, you’ll quickly realize why we are steps above the rest. At any one of our nine locations, learning how to dance is always FUN and EASY! On your very first lesson, you will be introduced to the Fred Astaire interrelated speed teaching method, introducing you to basic dancing. Our expert professionals aim to build CONFIDENCE while teaching you in a FUN, EASY and relaxed manner. We are proud of the atmosphere of kindness, warmth and fun that awaits you at all our locations. Step inside, and discover an energy and sense of “FADS community” that is welcoming, 100% non-judgmental, and truly joyful! So whether you are here to learn more about starting dance lessons, because you’re interested in joining our team of certified Dance Instructors, or you would like information about becoming a new franchisee in the Region Location… welcome! We’re glad you’ve discovered Fred Astaire Dance Studios, and we look forward to speaking with you soon.


Ballroom dancing is that perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and mental stimulation, it can bring so much to your life – and it’s FUN!!

With all these reasons to start dancing – we challenge you to find a good reason NOT to dance.


Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Upcoming Events

Fred Astaire Dance Studios hosts exciting events regionally, 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™!