Staff

david1

OWNER

David is the owner of the 2014 Crestview Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year, the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Crestview. Originally from Puerto Rico, he brings culture to the studio with a little salsa in his blood and tons of military background!!!  He originally started as a student at a Fred Astaire studio and fell in love with the business.  He decided to become a dance instructor and later on owner of his own Fred Astaire Studio.

 

 

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Hannah Kania

Instructor/ Professional Dancer

Hannah is a true performer. Hannah has extensive experience in show choir and musical theatre in her high school and college years, which included performing at Carnegie Hall and training with Broadway professionals in New York City. She also performed at Disney World in Orlando and had the privilege of performing in Rome and Paris as part of her college studies.  Hannah started working full time as a dance instructor with Fred Astaire Dance Studio in 2013, and received a Rookie of the Year Award and a “Freddy Award” for her outstanding achievements in the business.  In her spare time, Hannah enjoys choreographing for Crestview High School and even got some experience in an independent film called East Side Story as a backup dancer.

Some accomplishments to date:

  • 2013 1st place Emerald Coast Dance Championships Novice Division
  • 2013 1st place Emerald Coast Dance Championships Mixed Novice
  • 2013 Freddy Award Recipient
  • 2013 Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 1st place Freddy Ball Mixed Novice