About Ashley

Ashley is a successful international choreographer. Originally from Coventry in the UK he trained at the Kathy Stokes School of Dance for 15 years. Continuing his passion, he moved to London to start his professional training at London Studio Centre graduating 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 work 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.

After 10 successful years of performing in Musical Theatre in the West End of London, where he has worked with some of the world’s greatest creative artists. Ashley is now a full time Musical Theatre Jazz Choreographer. He has his own Theatre Jazz SHOWDANCE class at Debbie Moore's prestigious Pineapple Dance Studio. 

Ashley has professionally choreographed for Singapore Repertory Theatre, Live Nation Entertainment, BBC Television, Adcan Commercials, Lifetime TV, Qdos Entertainment, Evolution Productions, Selladoor Worldwide, Imagine Theatre, Paul Taylor Mills Ltd, Mercury Theatre Colchester, The Mill in Sonning, MSC Cruises, First Family Entertainment and Pineapple Dance Studios. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with successful Directors - Arlene Phillips, Warwick Davis, Luke Sheppard, Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudestsky, Daniel Buckroyd, Joseph Pitcher, Jonathan O'Boyle, Guy Unsworth, Adam Lenson, Martin Connor, Kate Golledge, 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. He fulfilled his ambition to cover every aspect of performance titles over this period. Ensemble, understudy, leading role, swing, assistant dance captain, dance captain, assistant choreographer & associate choreographer.   

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, Trinity Laban, Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and the London School of Musical Theatre. 

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