Ashley Anderson holds B.A.'s in Dance and English from Hollins University as well as an M.F.A. in Dance from the Hollins/American Dance Festival program. Her recent choreographic work has been shown in Salt Lake City at Sugar Space the City Library and the Capitol Building, in Philadelphia at Mascher Space Cooperative, Studio 34 and Crane Arts Gallery, in Richmond at Art 6, and in New York at Dixon Place and Joyce SOHO. Her work was also presented by the HU/ADF MFA program at the American Dance Festival and the Kitchen (NY). Her teaching includes composition classes for The American Dance Festival Four-Week School, Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center, HMS School for Cerebral Palsy, the American College Dance Festival Association, Virginia Tanner Dance Program and Hollins University. She recently completed a research fellowship at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and a residency at the Workspace for Choreographers. Other various activities include: creative/administrative work for the Sugar Space Studio for the Arts, co-coordinating the 2009 Mid-Atlantic ACDFA, dance history research with Dawn Springer, and performing in works by Jen McGinn, Regina Rocke & Dawn Springer.