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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.

Mystery Bus – Friday Night Party at Fred Astaire Trumbull

Thank you FADS Trumbull for letting us crush your party, the bus ride was a lot of fun.
June, 2017


Ridgefield’s Bus


End of Party at FADS Trumbull

Ridgefield Fred Astaire Dance Studio wins top honors in dance competition

August, 2016

Ridgefield to be represented at Ohio Star Ball 2016

So excited to announce that Amanda will be representing the Maryland DanceSport Championships at the team match of the 2016 Ohio Star Ball after winning both the Open B Smooth scholarship and the Best Of The Best Challenge.
February, 2016

We Dance, We Compete, We have fun, and sometimes we even WIN!!

Morten with competitors Samanta and Amanda sporting trophies at one of the most important independent competitions, the “Ohio Star Ball”. We could not be prouder of these two dancers representing Ridgefield Fred Astaire Dance Studio!
November, 2014

Fred Astaire Dance Studio showcased their dances at a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration

November 8, 2013

Dancing with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Goes Hollywood at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, June 9 2013

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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