Stanley McCalla – Owner

Stanley McCalla is presently the owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Mamaroneck NY.
A coach, adjudicator and dance champion, Stanley has over 20 years of teaching and experience coaching  professionals and Amateurs alike in the United States  and Trinidad.
Stanley, along with his wife Jennifer have been responsible for developing some of the best University dance teams in the North East, including the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York University ballroom and Columbia University teams.
Stanley is experienced in helping competitive dancers improve their technique in International Latin, Standard, American Smooth and Rhythm dances. As a formidable instructor he is passionate about communicating his profound knowledge  to an array of students . 
Adjudication & Achievements:
Stanley is currently a Fred Astaire
National and a United States National Adjudicator. 
His titles and credit include:
  • Four times undefeated United States Amateur Latin, Standard and Ten Dances Champion,
  • A United States representative at four World championships.
  • Fred Astaire National Smooth Champion undefeated ’95 to ’97
  • United State 10 dance finalist.
  • United States  Smooth finalist
  • United States Rising Star Smooth Vice Champion
  • Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Smooth Champion
  • Breakers Rising Star  Smooth Champion.
  • Texas Challenge Rising Star Smooth Champion
  • North American Standard and Smooth rising Star Champion

Stanley is :

  • A licentiate of (ISTD) in Latin, Standard and Theater arts, the most prestigious dance organization in the world
  • licentiate with FADS
  •  FADS Dance Board Member and Coach