Ashley Peters, originally from Utica, New York, holds a BFA in Dance and a BA in Psychology from University at Buffalo. As a freelance artist, Ashley has been a featured soloist with the Balasole Dance Company, toured Europe as a solo artist with Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s International Ballet Ensemble as well as performed at Jacob’s Pillow with Melanie Aceto Contemporary Dance Company. In 2012, she was presented an Award of Distinction in Research from the University at Buffalo on her thesis regarding the history and applications of jazz dance. Since moving to Brooklyn in 2013, Ashley has performed at such venues includingTriskelion Arts, Gibney Dance, Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater and Bryant Park presents Modern Dance.  In 2018, Ashley toured Germany, Austria and Luxembourg with Jon Lehrer’s Shadows in Motion.  Most recently she has performed with MELD Movement and Treeline Dance Works as well as other freelance projects throughout New York City alongside dancing with The Moving Architects. Ashley currently works as an Arts Administrator at Beth Morrison Projects and has been with The Moving Architects since 2016, including TMA’s recent collaboration with visual artist Crystal Gregory, Imlay Gallery, and artist gwen charles for performances at 21C Museum in Lexington and SPRING/BREAK 2020 in NYC.