Janna Perry was born and raised in Southern California, but has spent much of her life in Colorado. She began seriously studying classical ballet under Elizabeth Ross in Boulder, where she performed and taught for nearly fifteen years. She also performed and taught in Summit County and Denver, where she has studied for many years under Kris Kehl of Denver Dance Center. In 2011 she began dancing under Carla Parks at The Academy of Classical Ballet. Janna began dancing under Jill Oliver at Thrive Ballet in 2018 and is now entering her fourth season with Thrive Ballet.