At Fred Astaire Dance Studios – New York West Side, 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.
Dance Among the Stars 2019
Fred Astaire Dance Studios – New York – West Side and the Youth and Community Dance Initiative™ hosted its annual Dance Among The Stars event benefiting the Maxine Greene High School for Imaginative Inquiry on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Complex.
NBC Coverage Dance Among the Stars 2013
Thanks to the GOYA Salsa Dance off and the participation of network celebrities we received network coverage from NBC, FOX and Univision. Here is the the clip from NBC.
Univision Coverage Dance Among the Stars 2013
Thanks to the GOYA Salsa Dance off and the participation of network celebrities we received network coverage from NBC, FOX and Univision. Here is the the clip from Univision.
US Nationals 2011 in Orlando
Watch Giovanni and Jolanta take the US National title at this years USDC in Orlando Florida. Giovanni and Jolanta took first in Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing and Bolero and a 3rd place in Mambo. These placements granted them the US National title in the Open Rhythm Pro-Am A2 category.
US Nationals 2011 in Orlando
Watch Philip and Jolanta take the US National title at this years USDC in Orlando Florida. Philip and Jolanta took first in Cha-Cha, Swing and Mambo and 2nd place in Rumba and Bolero. These placements granted them the US National title in the Open Rhythm Pro-Am B category.
Emerald Ball 2011 ProAM B Rhythm Final
Watch Giovanni at the Emerald Ball as he takes away a well desrved first place, scoring first in all dances.
Darius & Jolanta Mosteika Tango Showdance
Watch Darius and Jolanta in one of their professional showdance number that earned the top spot at the Ohio StarBall.
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 Paralympics.org Sanctioned Para Dance Instructor Training
March 2017: Crain’s Detroit Business Features Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Bloomfield Hills MI