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.
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Hayk Arshakian – Owner
Hayk Arshakian is the happy owner of our Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Pewaukee location. Hayk started...
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Russell Larson – Studio Manager
Mr. Larson was born and raised in Greendale, WI. He grew up in a house filled with music – his mother...
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Dee Kresa - Business Manager
Dee Kresa is a Mother of two and a Grandmother of 4; she enjoys crocheting and reading. She has a extensive...
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Timeka Shilka – Front Desk Manager
Originally from Stevens Point, Timeka started with Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Pewaukee in October...
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Catey Rice – Junior Program Coordinator
From Milwaukee, Ms. Catey is our Junior program coordinator at the studio. She started with the company...
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Ariel Freilich – Dance Instructor
Ariel became an instructor at the Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Pewaukee in July of 2015. Originally...
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Aaron Ordaz – Dance Instructor
Aaron started his dance career in Columbus, Ohio and has been teaching ballroom dancing for over 16 years. He...
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Zachary Pohl – Dance Instructor
Originally from New Mexico, Zachary started instructing at Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Pewaukee in...
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Aleksandr Rychov - Dance Instructor
Aleksandr was born and raised in Russia where his passion for dance grew quickly. Trained in Latin and...
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