Paulo Jorge – Owner Director

Paulo hails from southern Brazil with its brilliant colors and exquisite beaches. Here he developed a lively passion for beauty and culture, and a natural born hospitality, all richly enhanced by his Italian lineage. As a result, he brings a wealth of talents to the studio. Paulo is a gifted professional photographer and has exhibited his work in many galleries. He also excels at interior design. In designing Fred Astaire Southbury, Paulo has set a new standard for luxury in a dance studio. He has created an atmosphere that embraces elegance yet caters to the students’ every comfort. Paulo has plans to do the same for Fred Astaire Dance Studio of South Windsor.Whether he is planning a Friday night dance party, special event or monthly theme, Paulo’s eye for beauty and flair for presentation is evident in every last detail.In addition, Paulo’s keen business skills, developed when he worked as an executive in bank management, cover the spectrum of administrative abilities and strategic planning, keeping everything running smoothly at the studio.In true “Brazilian style,” he makes all his visitors feel warm and welcome. Ask anyone who shares a dance with Paulo or engages him in conversation and they will tell you, he makes sure your time at Fred Astaire South Windsor is an unforgettably enjoyable experience.