Dance Starz AZ

Dance Starz AZ offer Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Swing, Country plus much more We are Celebrating our 10th year in business serving the Greater Phoenix Area!!!

Operating as usual

[06/07/21]   Finally Group Classes Starting up again in July! Begining to Advanced- Country Western, Salsa, Ballroom, Become a certified instrutor, Dance Starz Ladies team and much more.


So proud of this lady. Her first competition. Placed in all dances 3 1sts, 2 2nds and 4 3rds in her Rhythm Dances. Smooth is today!

So proud of this lady. Her first competition. Placed in all dances 3 1sts, 2 2nds and 4 3rds in her Rhythm Dances. Smooth is today!

[04/30/21]   Mothers Day is right around the corner. Give her a gift that keeps on giving. 2 Lessons for only $20. Please call 602-264-4161


And She is up

And She is up


Dance World Mourns Passing of Ron Montez

The dance world is in mourning today following the death of US Icon, Ron Montez. We all got the news late Sunday Jan. 24th. Ron had been in hospital for many days following his diagnosis with Covid 19. Despite reports that his condition was improving, there a was a sudden relapse yesterday from which he did not recover.

Few dancers from the USA achieved the fame and respect awarded to Ron Montez. With Liz Curtis, he was 7 times US Professional Latin Champion 1979-85 and also a finalist in all major events around the world including the World Championships and Open British Championships.

Ron and Liz were icons of the US Dance World and even while still competing themselves, were responsible for training so many of the USA’s younger professional and amateur partnerships, many who themselves went on to become national champions. This of course, only increased once they personally retired from the competitive field.

Ron personally achieved national fame beyond our immediate dance circle as the long-time co-host of PBS Championship Ballroom Dancing, working most notably with Juliet Prowse. He and Liz were also early grand finalists of the talent show “Star Search” one of the most popular shows of the time.

Ron & Liz’s duel shows with World Champions, Donnie Burns MBE & Gaynor Fairweather MBE were legendary and seen all around the world. Ron was also an original member of “Mambo Mania” with Bob Medeiros, Sam Sodano and Terry Leone.

So many people have personal stories about Ron, myself included, but I would like to just mention one and it is my very first memory of him. I was still living in the UK, the year would have been somewhere in the mid to late 1970’s. I had just arrived at the Grafton Ballroom in South London for one of their world famous practice sessions. The floor was empty except for one couple practicing Latin. I did not know who they were, but was mesmerized by their slick, yet authentic dancing. That couple was Ron & Carol Montez. Even after all the wonderful dancers I have seen in my 50+ years in the dance world, that impression is still fresh in my mind, a testament to the talent of the irreplaceable – Mr. Ron Montez.

Do you have personal memories of Ron Montez - we would love to publish a full tribute to this icon of American Dance. Please Facebook Messenger me (Keith Todd) any recollections or photos you would like to share.

Dance Starz AZ updated their information in their About section. 01/26/2021

Dance Starz AZ updated their information in their About section.

Dance Starz AZ updated their information in their About section.

[01/26/21]   We did not have the words yesterday. My coach, my mentor and our studio crazy man. RIP Ron Montez. I feel like it was just yesterday you were in the studio. I personally will miss you so much.


Valentines Day is coming up, Give the gift that last a lifetime. 2 Private lessons for $29. Book Valentines Day ASAP we will get booked solid

Valentines Day is coming up, Give the gift that last a lifetime. 2 Private lessons for $29. Book Valentines Day ASAP we will get booked solid

[01/22/21]   January Blues, Come in and let the stress go and Dance. Call 602-264-4161


Dance Starz AZ


Dance Starz AZ offer Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Swing, Country plus much more 11/20/2020

20% Off at Billy Dance Studio

Holiday Dance Lessons Sale

Start the New Year Right. Forget 2020 and lets dance 2021 Click here for a free 20% coupon at Billy Dance Studio!


Going a little stir crazy with Covid? At Dance StarzAZ we are following all guidelines for a safe and healthy dance experience.
Come get out of your house and exercise your body and mind.
New clients 3 private lessons for $29
Returning clients a 20% discount on lessons.

The dance floor is waiting for you !

Please call 602-264-4161 or text 602-793-0011

[06/18/20]   You have to have a disco ball


And here is the new studio

[06/12/20]   Today is the last day that the 7th st location will be open. Bitter Sweet day. Excited for the new location on 16th st. Change is always a great thing. Happy Dancing.

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FUN TIMES 06/08/2020

New Website Coming Soon!

Studio almost done. Looking forward to seeing everyone on the new dance floor! Check out our webpage in the works Please call 602-264-4161 or email [email protected]

[06/04/20]   Excited to announce that we will be open in our new location 4515 16th st #113 on June 22nd. Same teachers, same vibe.
16th st and Campbell in the Biltmore area. Right around the corner from our previous location.

[05/22/20]   Ok now I can officially post what I started to this morning.

This is a bitter/ sweet day for me. Through this covid period my studio was forced to close, my landlord raised the rent and would not work with me on the rent

I applied for all the covid loans and received a total of $1000. Lol. I should add that I was not kicked out. This is my choice and will have 7th st till the end of June

So vs playing a victim I went full force to find a new location for Dance Starz.

I am proud to announce our new home at [email protected]. The studio will be ready in 3 weeks. I will miss my location on 7th st, however change is good.

Join me in September for our grand opening celebrating 9 years locally owned Dance Starz AZ.

Thank you Mike Jolly for being my rock.

[04/16/20]   Attention high school graduates have your prom and couples looking for a date night. Through this time memories can still be made.
I have a beautiful dance studio just sitting there.
I will supply the food (local business), DJ service and a 6 foot dance lesson with proper safety measures. 4 hours of memories. Just the 2 of you in a huge space. Support you local business and make a memory you will never forget. Call or text me for mor info.
Billy. 602-793-0011

[03/21/20]   After long consideration, we at Dance Starz Az feel the right thing to do is close the studio until April 6th. We want all to be healthy. We will hard to get everyone to their dancing goals. If you want a facetime lesson let us know

Billy Jones

[03/18/20]   When the storm is over Gift Certificates.
3 private lessons for $49
Ballroom,swing, country western, salsa
Call the studio 602-264-4161

[03/16/20]   We are rocking it over here right now, If things get to a point where we need to close the studio for a week or so, we will be teaching via Sykpe, Facebook or we will come to you. Life is amazing and this too shall pass!

[03/13/20]   Because of the fears and safety of our Students. We have moved the Showcase to May 15th vs next Friday. If you have questions please call the studio at 602-264-4161 01/02/2020

Our latest news

Dance Starz AZ -Our latest news

2020 is Here! Let Dancing be a part of your New Year. Group Classes and Dance parties are back. 20% Discount for Past Clients. Please call the studio and lets get dancing. Click here for an update from Billy Dance Studio!

[12/19/19]   Give the gift that keeps on giving this year. 2 Private lessons for only $29

[12/16/19]   Give the Gift this year that keeps on giving. 2 Private Dance lessons for $30

[11/08/19]   Holidays are right around the corner. 2 Private 45 min Dance lessons for $30. Ballroom, Latin, Country, Salsa, Tango and much more! call for more information 602-264-4161

[05/29/19]   Rhythm workshop!
Monday June 17th 6-9pm

Learn to move your body to the Latin dances, Club Salsa dancing, Turns, timing and rhythm.

$69 single person
$89 couple

Limited spots available. Please call 602-264-4161 and reserve your spot now

[05/14/19]   Who wants to win a Package of 10 Dance lessons. To enter come down and purchase 2 Private lessons for $10 and enter the raffle. Learn your favorites- Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, Country Western and more.


Gift that keeps on giving 602-264-4161

[05/07/19]   Mother's Day is this week! What are you getting mom or yourself. How about the gift that keeps on giving. 3 Private lessons for only $30. Please call the studio at 602-264-4161

[08/08/18]   Congrats to Dance Starz AZ's very own Linda Conway, Robin Moody, Pat Eye, Heath Rackham and Shawn Miller on an amazing job at the Arizona Dance Classic. All 1st and 2nd places. We are very proud of you. Now Bring on Galaxy Dance Festival, Hawaii Star Ball, Fall Festival and Hollywood. Lets rock Dance Starz


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Cullen & Shelby Swing Dancing!
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Capital Dance Sport Championships, August 25-27, 2011 in DC!




4515 16th St STU 113
Phoenix, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00
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