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Our Dance Teachers

Instructors

Our instructors have danced professionally and taught dance classes around the world. Each one has extensive teaching experience including: University level programs; High school & middle school classes & productions; & Preschool dance classes. They also have choreographed professional shows; founded non-profit dance collectives and participated in dance competitions.


Annie Margeson

Annie has been dancing since she was four years old. She has studied acrobatics, tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, modern, character & Irish dance. Being the third woman from Alaska to ever qualify for the World Irish Dance Championships was her dream come true! She also received top solo awards from Spotlight Dance Competition and 5-6-7-8 Showtime Dance Competition where she was invited to compete and participate in Dance World Cup, the Paris Summer Dance Tour and audition for Cirque du Soleil. She began teaching and choreographing in 2009 which she soon discovered was her passion; she especially loves teaching kids! She also participated in both Music & Dance Machine & choreographed for Dance Machine, directed by Janet Carr-Campbell. Annie is working on completing her degree in Applied Technologies Leadership with a minor in General Arts at UAA. Annie teaches Ballet, Jazz, and Tap Classes and is the Dance Director here at Anchorage Music & Dance Center.


Creacy Boggess

Creacy Boggess has been dancing since a young age by participating in school dance programs, church praise dances, drill teams, and cheerleading. In addition to taking dance classes and performing around Anchorage, she became involved in West High's dance program, where she began to grow more as a dancer and a teacher. Creacy has training in Hip Hop, Modern & Jazz dance. She especially loves to teach these genres to younger students. She has had the pleasure of learning from and dancing with Lori Bradford, Leslie Kimiko Ward, Corinthia McCoy, and Brian Jeffery. As well as, sara von gillern of So You Think You Can Dance (S3), Dominic Sandoval & Hokuto "Hok" Konishi (SYTYCD S3 & America's Best Dance Crew: Quest Crew S3 winners), and Ryan Feng (ABDC: Quest Crew). Creacy also teaches Angelina Ballerina Ballet classes here, and has trained with the creator of the Angelina Ballerina Program, Beverly Spell. Creacy is working toward a BA in Marketing & and a Minor in Dance and has choreographed pieces for UAA's "New Dances" annual show. Creacy is a certified ZUMBA® instructor & teaches Zumba for Kids, Family Zumba & Adult Zumba Party here at Anchorage Music & Dance Center, as well as Jazz, Hip Hop, Hip Hop/Modern & Musical Theatre for ages 3-13.


Rachael Reints

Rachael began training for her dance career in elementary school, where she found her passion in ballet and contemporary styles, as well as jazz, pointe work, and improvisation. After training in her school years, Rachael worked to pursue full time dance teaching and competitive coaching while attending UAA. Rachael has performed and choreographed for countless productions and was most recently a featured soloist for Pulse Dance Company's eighth season finale performance as well as a solo dancer in Lankford's 'Melt' music video. She has been proud to premiere her creative works on many stages across the state, with her fondest memory being the debut of her choreography as the opener of YWCA's Women of Achievement awards, as well as their Dance Against Racism campaign. Outside of instructing at Wasilla Music & Dance Center, Rachael currently pursues her passion of enriching young lives through education as a full time ASD employee at East High School. Rachael also co-owns and operates Identity Dance Collective, a creativity and performance based company for aspiring dancers.


Who we are

Anchorage Music & Dance Center is celebrating 25 years of private & group music instruction and 10 years of dance!

Convenient

We are a unique school offering quality private & group music and dance classes at one convenient location. Multiple students from the same family can take private or group music lessons and dance classes on the same day. That means parents only have to drive to one location for everyone's lessons & classes. What a time saver for the entire family!

Homeschoolers

We work with most all homeschool & charter schools in the State of Alaska. We are a direct bill vendor which means we invoice the school, so there is no "out-of-pocket" expense for the family!

Our network of schools include: Family Partnership; Frontier Charter School; PAIDEIA; IDEA; Mat-Su Central; Twindly Bridge; Denali Peak, PACE, CyberLynx & Raven.

Don't see your school here? Contact us and we'll see if we can work with them too!