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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.

March 5, 2015

Check out Arizona’a Area Director, Antoinette Benevento, talking about wedding dance lessons on Complete Wedding Radio! Antoinette also owns the Scottsdale studio.

(Starts at 00:19:12. Lots of great wedding tips before that so give the whole show a listen.)

Complete Wedding Radio: Antoinette Benevento from Fred Astaire Dance Studios


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June 21, 2014

Click the link below for a wonderful montage of the amazing pro-am competition and the professional group number at Desert Dance Challenge 2014. Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Arizona hosted the competition on June 21, 2014, at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Videography by KC Beals/Flowing Camera.

Desert Dance Challenge 2014

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