Ashley Patton began her dance training at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and continued her studying at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Roanoke Ballet Theatre. She then went on to graduate from Point Park University with a Bachelors degree in dance, where she study classes in ballet, jazz, tap, pointe, choreography, and dance pedagogy. Ashley has performed in numerous productions, such as Rebooting Retro, Fractured Fairytales, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan, and also in Arena’s Dance Company’s Nutcrackers and Recitals. Ashley has taught and choreographed for Kickline Dance Centre, Carnegie Performing Arts Centre, and has directed camps for Jacksonville University Summer Dance. She is currently teaching at Arena’s Dance Company, and working in the office on projects, such as the website design, program design and much more. Ashley has been with Arena’s for over 15 years and is thrilled to be teaching such wonderful students.