Richard Sharrard is a Dancer, Teacher, and Choreographer, specializing in all forms of social dance: Ballroom, Latin, Big Band Swing, Disco, Salsa, Country Western and Line Dancing. And he's a studio owner, responsible for managing, teacher training, public relations, advertising and promotion, as well as for teaching classes and private students.
• Thirty years as a teacher of individual, couple and group dance lessons.
• 2001present: Proprieter, DanceFactoryOnline.com Also teaching classes for Lakewood Parks and Recreation and freelancing at several studios in the Long Beach Area.
• 19862001: Proprietor of The Dance Factory.
• 1997-98 Dance Team/Instructor for The Crystal Cruises and Symphony World Cruise Jan-Apr., 1998.
• 19781986 Proprietor of The Village Dance Factory, 4405 Village Road, Long Beach.
• Fred Astaire Studios (Gold Medalist Teacher)
• Arthur Murray Dance Studios (Gold Medalist Teacher) and Private Studies with both American and International Champions
• Las Vegas Choreography Award
• Top Teacher Long Beach Star Ball
• Top Teacher Hawaii Dance O Rama
• California Star Ball American Style Champion
• Emerald Ball Professional Cabaret