Winners: 2017 Megadance Championships

Our nation’s capital is a cultural hub, and this June was no exception. The 2017 Megadance Championships hosted by Fred Astaire Dance Studios were held in Washington D.C. June 2nd and 3rd in the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel.   Competitions are a regular part of our process at Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Not… Read More

Yes! Ballroom Dancing Lessons Are a Great Gift for Father’s Day!

Forget the necktie. Forgo the “World’s Greatest Dad” mug. Forsake the specialty grill tools. Fancy footwork is the gift that’s sure to knock your dad’s novelty socks off. Here’s why ballroom dancing is a great gift for Father’s Day. Americans drop big bucks letting Dad know he’s tops. Last year, the National Retail Federation expected… Read More

How Broadway Keeps the Art of Dance Alive

You don’t necessarily know the names of the Broadway choreographers who created them, but you know their dances, even if you’ve never made it to New York City to see them. Broadway’s toe-tapping tunes and enthralling dance numbers delight audiences from coast to coast when the performers step off their usual stages and onto the… Read More

The Swing of Things: Musicals Make Movies Move!

Musicals are a big hit on both the big screen and the small. With the amazing success of “La La Land” and live televised musicals, more and more people are being exposed to the wonders of song and dance like never before. At Fred Astaire Dance Studios, we know how exhilarating a good production number… Read More

Summer Entertainment Preview: Dancing Edition

Summer is a sizzling time of year, and it’s really heating up on the stage and screen! Over the next couple of months, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to tap your toes while nursing your sunburn. If you think all the best shows are on in the fall, think again. Check out this summer’s lineup!… Read More

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