Fred Astaire Fun Facts: The Man Behind Ballroom Dancing

It’s only natural to be a little curious about the man behind the name. After all, he is a legend. So let’s get to it. Fred was born in 1899 to Fritz and Ann Austerlitz. The Austerlitz Family lived in Omaha, Nebraska and he had a sister, Adele, who was 18 months his senior. She… Read More

3 Smooth Steps: Learn to Dance the Fun Way

Do you have two left feet, or are you the type who can’t help but move to the music? Maybe you fall somewhere in between; interested in getting on the dance floor, but not sure where to begin? At Fred Astaire Dance Studios, we know that everyone learns how to dance differently. That’s why our… Read More

Dancing to Win: The Fred Astaire Trophy System

Dancing to Win: The Fred Astaire Trophy System Want an easy way to track your progress while you enjoy learning to dance? At Fred Astaire Dance Studio, we use a trophy system that gives students the chance to see how they are doing and give them new incentives to work towards. Sounds like fun, right?… Read More

Who was Fred Astaire?

We named our dance studio after him, so he must be important, right? In case you were wondering, Fred Astairewas an American film star and Broadway dancer who had a career that spanned 76 years! Not only that, he was a choreographer, singer, actor and musician who made 31 films, numerous recordings and several award… Read More

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