Meet Our Studio Team

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Professionals & Staff

Our friendly staff and talented Dance Instructors can help you realize your dance goals – and you’ll have lots of fun doing it! Browse this page to meet our team of certified Dance Pros and learn about their qualifications and experience. Then call us, and get started today.
Rufus Dustin – Coach
World Dance and DanceSport Council professional, coaching, choreographing and judging throughout the...
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Marianne Nicole – Coach
Former United States Rising Star American Style Champion, undefeated United States Theatre Arts Champion,...
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Sasha and Olga Bylim – Coaches
Sasha and Olga Bylim moved to the United States from the Ukraine in 1996. During their early dance career,...
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Sarah Giordano - Instructor
Sarah began ballroom dancing 20 years ago. Competing with her teacher, Plamen Danailov, she placed 3rd...
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Bozhidar Elkin – Instructor
Bozhidar joined the team of Fred Astaire New York East Side in June 2017. As the reigning Bulgarian Latin...
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Plamen Danailov – Studio Owner/Dance Director
Plamen Danailov happily returns to his original Fred Astaire dance studio as the Dance Director.  He...
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Tina Gerova – Studio Owner
Tina Gerova came to the United States from Bulgaria.  She, with professional partner, Plamen Danailov,...
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