About Ashley

Ashley is a successful international choreographer. Originally from Coventry in the UK he trained at the Kathy Stokes School of Dance from the tender age of 3. He took advantage of perfoming in many local theatre productions and competing in Ballroom around the UK. Ashley also directed and choreographed his own charity 'Variety Shows' and several pantomimes in area. 

Continuing his passion, he moved to London to start his professional training at London Studio Centre for 3 years from which he graduated with a degree in Theatre Dance. Whilst at college, he gained his ISTD Associate Teaching Qualifications and his talent for choreography was spotted and he was approached by the principal to choreograph his own pieces for the college summer show in his second and third year. He became a member of Petra Siniawski's Jazz Dance Company (Patron - Baayork Lee) which embarked on a UK Tour.

Ashley has choreographed professionally for Singapore Repertory Theatre, BBC Television, Adcan Commercial, Lifetime TV, ITV, Selladoor Worldwide, Live Nation Entertainment, Evolution Productions, Imagine Theatre, Paul Taylor Mills Ltd, Mercury Theatre Colchester, MSC, First Family Entertainment and Pineapple Dance Studios. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with renowned Theater Directors - Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudestsky, Arlene Phillips, Warwick Davis, Luke Sheppard, Daniel Buckroyd, Martin Connor and Richard Fitch.

As an actor he has appeared in several West End Musicals spanning over 10 years including A Chorus LineSinatra, We Will Rock You, Love Never Dies, Wizard Of Oz, Never Forget as well as the UK Tours of Disney's Beauty And The Beast, Hello Dolly and 42nd Street.

Ashley is a popular teacher at Pineapple Dance Studios and he has choreographed & taught at the most prestigious drama schools in London. The Royal Academy Of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Arts Educational School, Guildford School of Acting, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London Studio Centre, Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and the London School of Musical Theatre. 

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