Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Sarasota

Studio Events 2021

 

Millennium DanceSport Championships

Millennium Dancesport Championships welcome you to the Hyatt Regency Orlando. This event is a favorite among amateurs and professional competitors. This year’s theme of Lady Luck boasts a very elegant environment that you do not want to miss. Our studio will take a trip on Saturday to the evening gala and Professional Show by amazing Latin Champions.

Student Showcase Performances
Professional Competitions
Student Competition (Dancing Cha-Cha, Rumba, Salsa, Samba, Tango, Waltz and so much more)
Gala/Professional Shows – where you will get to relax, general dance, enjoy a delicious dinner and watch a professional performance.

Speak with your instructors if you are looking to begin your competitive training or if you are simply looking to spectate.

                                                                         

Orlando Dance Classic

Orlando Dance Classic venue is the beautiful The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando, which comes with a packed schedule full of workshops and dancing for Pro-am & Amateur couples. Workshops guided by top industry professionals and the all-star line-up of judges will ensure that the quality of dancing is present. In the evening students and professionals will enjoy a memorable World-Class Professional Show.

Student Showcase Performances
Student Competition
Banquet – where you will get to relax, general dance, enjoy a delicious dinner and watch a professional performance.

Be sure to speak with your instructors if you are looking to compete or simply want to spectate the competition.

Central Dance Challenge (CDC)

Join us for our annual Central Dance Challenge in sunny Sarasota, FL where our dancers will be leaving it out on the floor at the marvelous Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

This event is right in our backyard, no need to travel anywhere to hit your competitive dancing goals. Professionals and students will be able to show their progress on their speed, elegance, body action, and dramatic movements. This year there will be new categories added to the Professional Division (Mixed Rising Star Smooth, Mixed Rising Star Rhythm). Attendees will also enjoy and phenomenal professional show by Latin champions Manuel Favilla and Natalia Maidiuk.

Speak with your instructors if you are looking to begin your competitive training or if you are simply looking to spectate.

 

Previous Events

Studio Team Match 2/26

Great fun all around with a friendly in-house team competition. Dancers from newcomer through veteran silver competed together with Christina Penatello Hansen judging. The Green team narrowly beat the Purple team, but everyone danced beautifully and had a great time.

Cross Country Dance Championships

Lots of students competed at the CCDC in New Orleans. Congrats to Lynn Hayes, Beth Barrett, Sharon & Ivan Gould, Rick Rowley, Steve Voigt, & Beau Bowen for their many efforts and wins!