Category: Careers In Dance

Studio Ownership – A Means To Stepping Lively Through Life And Business

Get to know the owner of a Fred Astaire Dance Studio, and you will find a person happy at the intersection of passion and ambition. For some, dance is more than just a pastime. It’s a mission. Spreading joy through dance becomes their life’s work as a franchise owner connected with Fred Astaire Dance Studios,...

Making That Competition Feeling Last Forever… An Open Letter to Pro Dancers

By Jack Rothweiler, Former FADS President One of the most exciting aspects of my position at Fred Astaire Dance Studios (FADS) was taking part in so many of the Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Regional and National Dance Competitions we host each year. Held in glamorous resort venues around the country, these events give FADS Students,...

An Open Letter to Prospective Owners of a Fred Astaire Dance Studio

By Jack Rothweiler, Former FADS President Over the years, I’ve been asked by many people why I stayed in the dance business for such a long time. When anyone’s asked this question, it’s usually because they were under the impression that people are only Dance Teachers part-time, or that they’re just waiting for a better...