About Dan Radler|
Originally from New York, Dan was an honors graduate of M.I.T., who chose professional ballroom dancing over an architecture career.
He currently resides in both the Boston area and South Florida where he teaches Ballroom & Latin dance.
In his spare time, he is a nationally ranked tournament tennis player.
North American Ballroom Champion
United States Ballroom Champion
Eastern Unites States Ballroom Champion
United States Ten-Dance Champion
Southern States Ballroom Champion
New England Ballroom Champion
World Pro-Am Ballroom Champion (pro half of partnership)
Twelve -Time Finalist at the Ohio Star Ball
Eleven -Time Finalist at United States Ballroom Championships
and many more...
Two-time recipient of the prestigious Feather Award for
“Best Professional Ballroom Dancer in the United States.”
Represented the United States 4 times in the
World Professional Ballroom Dance Championships
Over 100 Top Studio & Top Teacher Awards
Twice was a featured competitor on TV show: “The United States Ballroom Grand Championships.”
For 13 years, featured Professional Ballroom Dancer on the acclaimed program “Championship Ballroom Dancing.”
In 2009 and 2010, appeared on “America’s Ballroom Challenge”, dancing an invitational showcase presentation in which he was referred to as a “Star of the Ballroom World.”
Appeared in, as well as choreographed for, dozens of television shows and commercials both in the United States
Honored in a nationally televised tribute to his many years of competitive dancing.
Choreographed dance scenes with over 200 dancers and appeared as a featured dancer in the movie “Substitute 4”.
Danced for the national movie premier of “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.”
“Dancing Through the Ages.” Dan and his professional partner were the only ballroom couple to be featured in this
best selling book.
“World Ballroom Dance Book” Dan is mentioned several times throughout the book and a full-page picture appears.
“Culture and Costuming in Dance” A full chapter is devoted to Dan’s ideas
Dan is featured on the cover of three Music CD’s:
2010 “Dancing Like the Stars” - Dance Life Studio Orchestra
“Take Your Partners Please” - the Ray Hamilton Orchestra
“Strictly Ballroom Favourites” - Francisco Mauntaro Ensemble
1983 - World Amateur Dancer - Cover
2009 - Dance Notes Magazine - Feature Interview
1997 - Dance Action Magazine - Featured Dancer
Dan and his two professional partners’ photos have appeared in dozens of dance publications
Dan is the author of “How a Dance Competition is Judged,” which has been translated into fifteen languages and published worldwide as the concise authority on this subject.
Contributing writer - DanceBeat Magazine
National Dance Council of America (NDCA)
National Dance Teachers of America (NDTOA)
Professional Dancers Federation (PDF)
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD)
Highly Commended Licentiate in both the Ballroom and Latin
Registered World Class Adjudicator
(a small group of officials selected to judge World Championship events
with the National Dance Council of America)
Dan has had several students win either National or World Pro-Am titles dancing with him. He has also coached numerous couples to National titles and has had two British Open (Blackpool) Finalists. Dan has been an instructor for the MIT and Harvard intercollegiate ballroom dance teams which have consistently been two of the top teams in the country.
INSTRUCTION - SINGLES & COUPLES
PARTNERING IN COMPETITION
EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS IN ALL STYLES OF BALLROOM & LATIN DANCING
PREPARATION FOR PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR CERTIFICATION
National Ballroom Dance Productions, Inc.
Ballroom Dance New England 617-455-5500
Ballroom Dance Florida 561-447-4700
Daniel & Deirdre Radler as seen dancing on TV’s “America’s Ballroom Challenge”