Old Hollywood Is Back!: How Fred Astaire influenced La La Land

Sunday night, La La Land dominated the Golden Globes, winning all seven of the awards for which it was nominated, including Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Score and Best Screenplay. So what made this movie so magical? Well, according to the movie’s choreographer, some of the inspiration came from our own Fred Astaire!  La… Read More

The Swing of Things: Celebrating 100 Years of Samba

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Samba song ever recorded — the moment when the Samba music and dance style changed dance history forever. As we celebrate such an old and iconic dance style, lets take some time to celebrate new styles of dance as well. 100 Years of Samba The traditional… Read More

Winners: Fred Astaire Dance Studio National Championships

Fred Astaire Dance Studios National Dance Championships took place earlier this month, and we were so excited to see everyone compete in Orlando, Florida. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners, and we look forward to seeing you all next year!       Studio Awards: Top Number of Entries: Bloomfield Hills Top Studio: Manhasset… Read More