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Arthur Murray Announces AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer

The following is being released today by AdMeTech Foundation: WHAT: Arthur Murray International (AMI), the world’s-largest dance organization, issued a national appeal to all 185 dance studios located across the United States to support AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer, a public awareness and fundraising campaign. “We invite you, your staff and students to join us in…

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How Dancing like a Star Helped Lisa

When it comes to ballroom dancing, amateur competitor Lisa Ace has what it takes: intricate footwork, polished technique, glamorous outfits and stamina. Lots of stamina. Ace recently performed 61 times in the Arthur Murray New Jersey Classic competition. “[Competing] helps me gauge my dance progress and develop my body of work,” Ace says. “I love receiving feedback from judges so…

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Arthur Murray’s 1922 Advertisement – “Don’t be a Wallflower”

In 1912, a young man named Murray Teichman began teaching dance in the evening, while working in an architectural office during the day. He was a fast learner, and by 1914 he changed his name to Arthur Murray and was established as a leading teacher to members of the upper class. Mr. Murray’s revolutionary use of advertising techniques attracted national attention.…

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Arthur Murray Trivia

* In the film The Sky’s the Limit (1943), when Fred Astaire and Joan Leslie finish a dance number, Joan asks him “Where did you learn to dance like that?” and Astaire answers “Arthur Murray”. * The Murray name and franchise were featured in the 1942 hit song “Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry”, written by Johnny Mercer…

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Dance-O-Rama Events!

The Dance-O-Rama is a weekend of fun activities where students compete, watch competitions, attend cocktail parties, banquets and see outstanding Professional Dance S hows. Special awards are presented to the Top Student in each standard. The highest placing instructors and school receive trophies based on the students performance. Also, there are Professional Dance Competitions with prize money for their placements.…

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Why Franchise with Arthur Murray you Say?

Why Arthur Murray? “In business for yourself but not in business by yourself.” Over 100 years of teaching the world dance A proven Dance Syllabus with ongoing support Association with largest Global Dance Chain – nearly 200 strong unique student sales tracking A custom computer information system National advertising and marketing programs Bulk purchasing rates on all Arthur Murray materials…

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News & Events

FOR FATHERS AND MOTHERS DAY GIFTS, HERE’S A GREAT GIFT IDEA We can’t think of a better gift idea for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day than the gift of dance lessons.  From new parents who need a break from tending toddlers to parents of teens who need serious stress relief, Mothers and Fathers at every age and stage  will enjoy…

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New Student Invite!

Arthur Murray® instructors are specially trained and certified and can put you in touch with today’s most popular dances to make you a comfortable social dancer or a competitive hobby dancer. The choice is yours and we’ll help you achieve it because each lesson is taught step-by- step at your own pace. Over 40 million people have enhanced their social…

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