12 Feb '14, 6pm

Who Was Arthur Murray? #arthurmurray #ballroom #dance

Today, Arthur Murray remains a household name, though the attraction of couples dancing ebbed significantly after the decline of disco in the 1980’s and the rise of popular club dances that did not require a dance partner or any significant degree of training. Today there are more than 260 Arthur Murray dance studios in 21 countries, but those numbers are growing with the renewed interest in ballroom and other forms of couples dancing. There are also countless other dance studios that grew out of the Arthur Murray system and whose teachers were educated by Arthur Murray instructors. Indeed, this renewed notoriety of the Arthur Murray name can be seen no more clearly than by Murray’s inclusion as a character in an episode of the hit HBO television series Boardwalk Empire. As a result, over 100 years after his career began, Arthur Murray remains the most successful dance ins...

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