Ashley Farrell Ashley started dancing at age 3 and later trained at Missy Crain Dance Studios in Monroe, LA where she later became Mrs. Crain’s assistant. She performed as a Principal Dancer with leading roles in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; Peter Pan’s Adventures in Neverland; and the Pas de Deux in Hansel and Gretel. She also danced solos in Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Alice in Wonderland. Ashley was a senior Performing Company member of the Award Winning Competition squad and performed at The Miss Louisiana Pageant and Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. She attended many dance conventions such as Tremaine, LADF, NYCDA, Showbiz, LA Dance Magic, West Coast Dance Explosion, and was awarded a Summer-long scholarship to Tremaine Dance Studios in Los Angeles, CA. Ashley was named LA Dance Magic’s “Magic Performer”.
Ashley was a soloist and “Artist in Residence” for Twin City Ballet Company in Monroe, LA for 8 years under the direction of Linda Lavender Ford. She had major roles in The Nutcracker, Rudolph, Scrooge, The Messiah, Peter and the Wolf and Don Quixote. She regularly attended the Regional Dance America Ballet Festival held all over the Southern states, performed at many of the Gala events and won several scholarships there, including a full scholarship to Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive Program and a $1000 scholarship to Interlochen Academy in Aspen. She was selected by Dance Magazine for a scholarship to the Craft & Choreographers Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah; and was a chosen Member of a Performing Group for the USA International Ballet Competition held in Jackson, MS. Other professional experience includes performing on CBS This Morning; Soloist and Principal Dancer for Louisiana Delta Ballet Company in Monroe, LA, and Ballet Instructor for the Junior Company members. Ashley is a Certified Ballet Teacher with Southern Association of Dance Masters. Her choreography has won many awards and we at Legacy Dance Center are so thrilled she is a very strong part of our ballet training team.
BALLET – A – Beginning Ballet – Ages: 6-8 – Thursday 5:30-7:00pm
BALLET – C34 – Advanced Ballet – Ages: 12-18 -Thursday – 7:00-8:15pm
POINTE – C – Pointe – Ages: 12-18 – Thursday 8:15-8:45pm