Oasis of Line Dancing
To Touch, To Move, To Inspire, That's Dance! Who Says It?
A World Champion dancer, choreographer, teacher and performer,
Fred Whitehouse is all of the above. He has won numerous world titles to mention
but a few. And he’s ‘hot’ currently giving the line dance world a new twist with
‘Take Me To Church”,‘Witness”, ‘Fragile’ and other intriguing dance movement. He
believes and in his own words preaches that: To Touch, To Move, To Inspire,
Fred Whitehouse was born and raised in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He started
his dancing career in his late teens following the footsteps of his 3 sisters. Fred went
on to train in Holland for 4 years under the expertise and guidance of Roy Verdonk
and Darren Bailey. There he learned all styles of dance ranging from Waltz, Cha Cha,
jive right through to Hip Hop/Street.
Fred enhanced his dance knowledge by taking private tuition from various dance
teachers from around the world. He began competing at a world level and was the
1st male competitor to win through all Open Solo and Showcase Divisions, from
novice to advanced level to achieve the highest accolade that can be achieved in
competitive line dance. Fred also worked for H&A Musicals, performing one of the
lead male dancers, in their production of ‘Churchill the Musical’ in the prestigious
Lyric theatre, on London’s famous West End.
Fred has since traveled all over the world hosting workshops and judging
competitions in places such as Malaysia, Florida, Las Vegas, Sweden, Denmark and
France, to name just a few. He turned professional teaching and choreographing
Line dances and Country Classic Couples where his students compete in Pro-Am
competitions. Fred has trained many World Champions on both a Solo and Pro-Am
level, His teaching doesn’t stop there, he has also choreographed many winning
duos, quads and teams.
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