Fredda Manzo's introduction to dance began with over ten years in the Burch Mann American Folk Ballet. Burch Mann was instrumental in the development of her appreciation of various styles of dance including, ballet, character, tap, jazz, and modern. After high school, Fredda attended UC Berkley and graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts/Dance from UC Santa Cruz. She holds a Masters of Dance/Dance Education from California State University, Long Beach. As a professional dancer, she performed as an Ernie Flatt dancer on the Carol Burnett Show, in movies, including "Movie Movie", and in television specials, such as the Osmond's Special. As a singer, she performed in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno and other areas throughout the country.