ABOUT ASHLEY DELANE
M.S., CMA, YTU
Ashley DeLane was raised in Louisville, Kentucky where she grew up in everything musical theatre. She started performing at a young age and found her love for the arts which influenced her decision to attend the Youth Performing Arts School for high school as a Dance Major/ Musical Theatre Minor where she graduated in 2008.
Ashley then went on to Wagner College (Staten Island, NY) where she received her B.A. in Theater Performance and a Dance Minor. She graduated as a CMA (Certified Movement Analyst) from the Laban and Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in 2013 and followed with a year of assistanship. Recently, Ashley became a certified YogaTune Up teacher working in myofascial release and corrective movement. In 2018 she graduated from Arizona Still University with her Masters in Science majoring in Kinesiology (Corrective Exercise & Rehabilitation Concentration).
From 2014-2018 Ashley DeLane was a Professor at Wagner College teaching a variety of classes including Movement for the Performer I/II, Stretch and Fitness, Introduction to Acting, Jazz III/IV, Ballet I/II, Musical Theatre Dance, and Musical Theatre Styles. She has choreographed a variety of Musicals and performed regionally.
With a love for somatic practices, dancing, singing, acting, film, and choreography she is excited to continually fuse all of this education together teaching, choreographing and performing.
CURRENT & UPCOMING ENDEAVORS
Ashley DeLane recently won a Broadway World Award for "Best Choreography" for her work on "WORKING: THE MUSICAL" at Berkshire Theatre Group in 2019!
After COVID-19 shook the theatre world and cancelled all future contracts Ashley was lucky enough to sign on as a High School Teacher at CAPPA the new Performing Arts High School for the Oldham County District in Kentucky! She is also choreographing ELF JR, MOANA JR, and ANASTASIA at The Sacred Heart School for the Arts and teaching all competition level dancers at DANCENSATION STUDIOS!
During her time in quarantine, she attained her Group Fitness Instructor Certification through the American Counsel on Exercise & started her own coaching company FIRST-CLASS COACHING for all levels and ages! Follow this link to see more!