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Fred Astaire Dance Studios, in the News!

At Fred Astaire Dance Studios, it’s always exciting when our talented staff & students, and exciting events & locations are celebrated in the media! From local community stories to national news, our goal is to help share the inspiring examples of how the positive and transforming power of dance enriches lives – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. Browse these links, and perhaps discover something new and engaging about dance. Then, step in to Fred Astaire Dance Studios and experience the joy and confidence that dance lessons can bring to your life.


Here at Fred Astaire Lakewood Ranch we have an awesome junior program! We offer group classes and private lessons for kids of all ages! Whether they are looking for one-on-one ballroom dance lessons or a ballet/ballroom mix, we have the program for them! Call us or stop by the studio for more information!

Join us EVERY Thursday for our Guest Nights and Open House. With great music, a new dance floor, and complimentary champagne, this event is great for both first time dancers and experienced dancers alike. We also put on a professional floor sow as a special treat! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! No partner needed! The fun kicks off at 7:45 and is FREE!!! For more info or to set a reservation, give us a call at 941-405-4983.

February 2019: Tony Dovolani, Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Co-National Dance Director, Shares Special Birthday Dance with 106 Year Old Student! 

November 2018: Winds of Change – New Leadership Team at the Helm of  an Exciting NEW Fred Astaire Dance Studios 

November 2018: Fred Astaire Dance Studios Makes Premiere Appearance in Macy’s NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade! 

August 2018: More Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Locations Add Para Dance Sport to their Curriculum

June 2018: Fred Astaire Dance Studios Bloomfield Hills MI Hosts Country’s First Sanctioned Para Dance Instructor Training

March 2017: Crain’s Detroit Business Features Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Bloomfield Hills MI