Forget-Me-Not Dance Academy

Denali Arts Council is pleased to present the very first Forget-Me-Not Dance Academy ballet lessons, taught by local dancer, Johanna Barry.

Lessons will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13 through August 10, with a final recital on Saturday, August 12.

Petite Dancers (4 & 5 years old) will dance 6-6:30pm, and Prima Dancers (6-9 years old) will dance 6:30-7:30pm.

All dancers must wear white on top and black on the bottom. Leotards and leggings/tights are preferred, but form fitting athletic clothing can be substituted as necessary. Dancers must wear ballet slippers (DAC will provide a limited number, please reach out if you need to borrow a pair) and long hair must be tied back.

Pre-registration is required.

About the instructor, Johanna Barry

Johanna fell in love with dance at age 10. Her background in competitive gymnastics, along with her enthusiasm and dedication allowed her to improve quickly. She has advanced to Conservatory Ballet Level 2 (of 4), has been invited to the Alaska Pride Dance Company‚Äôs competitive team (contemporary and jazz), will attend several dance intensives this summer and start pointe work in the fall. You can see her perform at the Glenn Massey Theatre every semester as well as in the Alaskan Nutcracker. 

Johanna’s mother, Carolyn, will also be present for the Dance Academy ballet lessons.