The upcoming 2022-2023 dance year will mark Ann Freeman Dance Academy's 62nd year of dance education in the Hickory area.
However, Ann Freeman will also celebrate her 66th year of teaching total, which includes her time teaching in
Asheville, North Carolina for Mr. Beale Fletcher.
Mrs. Freeman sold the studio to her daughter, Jackie Olson in 2012. Along with Mrs. Freeman and 9 other staff members
and office personnel they continue the tradition of education in dance.