Ashley Clack (Guest Choreographer)
Ashley holds a B.A. in Dance with a minor in Education from Mason Gross School of The Arts at Rutgers University. She previously attended The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago. Ashley danced in New York City at The Cotton Club in Harlem with Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and The Sophisticated Ladies (every Monday night). She performed on Good Morning America LIVE on ABC with rap artist Silento, Dancing With The Stars, 'Evolution of Dance Man', & Mickey Mouse. She attended Jersey Tap Fest 4 years in a row on full- scholarship performing repertoire by Karen Callaway-Williams, Michelle Dorrance, and Jason Samuels Smith. She attended Sarah Reich's Tap Music Project NYC Winter Intensive on scholarship. Ashley also attended Tap City: The New York City Tap Festival and performed at The Tap Extravaganza honoring her mentor Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards. Ashley had the opportunity to receive additional training from The Joffrey Ballet School and M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Collective. She has choreographed and danced for national and international commercials airing in parts of South Africa and France. Her choreography was showcased at NYC Dance Arts, Disney World, Fleet Week on The Intrepid, & Dance Astoria Choreographer’s Festival. She also choreographed Hairspray for Main Street Theater Company (Winner of 18 MSTC Tony Awards including Best Choreography & Best Production). Other performance credits include: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Symphony Hall, Wells Fargo Center, The Manhattan Center, opening for Jabbawockeez, promotions with Paramount Pictures, promotions with Chicago: The Musical (Broadway), and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance. She was a guest lecturer at Temple University. Ashley currently teaches dance at Colts Neck Dance & Performing Arts Academy in Colts Neck, NJ.