Ashley Peters, originally from Utica, New York, holds a BFA in Dance and a BA in Psychology from University at Buffalo. In 2018, Ashley toured Germany, Austria and Luxembourg with Jon Lehrer’s Shadows in Motion. 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 Triskelion Arts, Gibney Dance, Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater and Bryant Park presents Modern Dance. Most recently she has performed with MELD Movement and Treeline Dance Works as well as other freelance projects throughout New York City. Ashley currently works as an Arts Administrator at Beth Morrison Projects and is thrilled to be dancing with TMA this season!