The 2018-2019 year will mark Ann Freeman's 58th year of dance education in the Hickory area.

However, she will also celebrate her 62nd 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 7 other staff members and office personel, 

they continue the tradition of education in dance.



Meet the AFDA Staff...

Ann Freeman, Founder

Ann Freeman - Founder

Jackie Olson, Owner

Jackie Olson - Owner

Erika Keener

Erika Keener - Staff

Talita Byrnes

Talita Byrnes - Staff

Anyea Gibson

Anyea Gibson - Staff

Cara Sigmon

Cara Sigmon - Staff/Tumbling Director

Emery Sherrill

Emery Sherrill

Bailey Huffman

Bailey Olson - Office Manager

Buddy Freeman

LA Freeman - Office Liason



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