Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Mystic participates in virtual dance competitions
On Feb. 26 and 27, Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Mystic showcased their students' dance talent in a virtual competition against about 21 other dance studios.
The competitors from the Mystic studio were a diverse group, featuring new and beginning dancers as well as seasoned competitors and representing all age groups.
Ballroom competitions include multiple styles of dancing; American style dances, which consist of Smooth and Rhythm, and International Style dances, which include Standard and Latin categories. Another part of the competition was the showcase category, combining many dance styles and theatrical elements.
With safety protocols in place, the Fred Astaire Dance Studio has been offering lessons virtually or in person.
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