about our

History

The iconic building, most recently known as Tressa’s, was once home to the Asheville Beauty Academy in the '50s. Now claiming its name back, the establishment opens its doors once more, only this time to throw a party and let people show their true beauty in a welcoming space where everyone can share with good company and embrace that what shines from within.

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Heart

You're not beautiful despite your imperfections, you're beautiful because of them. That is why you are accepted and loved.  ABA believes in creating joy through dance, performance, or simply imbibing with old and new friends.