News and Press

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.

Milwaukee Classic: Freddy Awards – May 2017
This year Madison West took away SO MANY great awards, we could not be prouder!

Anna Krasnoshapka & Linda Goethche              Alyssa Fontaine & Lyndsay Fontaine
Top Enrollment Manager Award                           Heart of the Studio Award

Peter Goethche                                                                  Fred Astaire Madison West
Runner-Up Advanced Manager Award              Top Studio for 2016 – CONGRATULATIONS ALL!


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 



Fred Astaire Madison West featured on WMSN-3000
“La La Land Reignites Interest in Dance”


Fred Astaire Wisconsin
“Why Choose Fred Astaire?”


Fred Astaire New York: Featured on Big Review TV
What is it like at Fred Astaire Dance Studios?


Fred Astaire Plymouth on PACTV Community News
Reconnect on Valentine’s Day with Dancing!