Ashley

  

 

ASPIRATIONS:

As an alumni student and teacher at East Dance Studios, it’s great to still be able to be a part of the East Dance Studios' team by attending East Dance Studios dance classes, teaching, and stage managing at performances.

 EXPERIENCES:    

  •  BA in Arts-Dean College: 2007
  • Years of Dance Study: 1995-present
  • East Dance Studios Assistant: 2000, 2001
  • East Dance Studios Teacher: 2002, 2003, 2005
  • DTCB/AS Dance Educators Training Course: 2001-2003
  • East Dance Studios student demonstrator, assistant, co-teacher, and teacher
  • Graduate of The Dance Teachers Club of Boston's Dance Educators Training Course 2003
  • Dance Conventions and Master Class Training: 1999-2007
  • Competition Team Member: 2002-2005
  • Competition Team Dance Captain: 2005

 

 Dance Courses Include:

Ballet~ Pointe~ Tap~ Jazz~ Lyrical~ Modern~ Contemporary~ Hip-Hop~ Children’s Dance~

Dance Injury Prevention~ Ballroom Dance~ Music Theory~ Teaching Principals

    Starring Roles 

Nala (Lion King East Dance Studios 2004)

Tinker Bell (Peter Pan East Dance Studios 2003)

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Boston Cannons Dance Team: 2008- Present
  • Boston Cannons Dance Team Director/Choreographer: 2011 - Present
  • Fitness Instructor: 2014-Present
  • Bentley University Dance Team Coach: 2009 – 2016
  • Performed in the New England Patriots home opener/NFL season kickoff game: 2015
  • Bacardi Dancers: 2010-2011
  • Boston Blazers Dance Team: 2008-2009
  • Pink Sapphire Dance Team for the ABA Manchester Millrats: 2007-2008
  • Certified by the Dance Teachers Club of Boston: 2005

 

FUN FACTS:

Talent Tally: I throw quite the schindig.

Interest Inventory: Traveling, LAX, Cooking, & Fitness

Prior Pastimes: Field Hockey, although I’m not a fan of running anymore 

Motivation Musts: The right music for the right mood, coffee, and positive thinking