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4th Annual

Above Photos: Bal-aska 2014 Instructors: 

Augie Freeman and Natalia Eristavi (Irvine, CA),

Bobby White and Kate Hedin (Washington, D.C.),

Doug and Nicki Silton (Pasadena, CA),

Patrick Flores-Muller and Roxanne O'Connor (Back 2 Basics Dance Company-Anchorage, AK).

Bal-aska 2015

A Back 2 Balboa Dance Experience


Alaska's only Swing Dance Festival 


Brought to you by

Back 2 Basics Dance Company

"Promoting a Stronger Community through Dance"


September 10-13, 2015

Al Aska Shrine Center

1930 E Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK


Workshops ♥ Live Music ♥ Competitions


Workshop Admission
(includes all 4 days of classes and open dances!)

Open Dance Special
(includes all 4 nights of open dances at a discount!)

Dance Workshop providing group classes with Master Instructors in Balboa and Bal-Swing (Social Swing Dance from the 1920's - 1940's) with open practice dances to follow each evening. Open dances let you practice newly learned steps, or just come to socialize and listen to some great swing/jazz music.

  • Thursday 09/10- Registration, Level Tests, Workshop Classes and Welcome Dance
  • Friday 09/11 - Registration, Level Tests, Workshop Classes and Dance
  • Saturday 09/12- Workshop Classes and Dance
  • Sunday 09/13- Workshop Classes and Farewell Dance