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Ashley Elizabeth Daigle

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance


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Ashley Elizabeth Daigle

Ashley Elizabeth Daigle began her formal dance instruction in Manchester, Connecticut. Shortly after, Ashley chose to further her pre-professional studies at Goucher College where she received her BA in Dance and studied abroad at Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan.  She was fortunate enough to work with numerous guest artists such as: Nicolo Fonte, Susan Jaffe, Zippora Karz, Emery LeCrone, Nicholas Leichter, Nilas Martins, Gina Patterson, and Amy Seiwert. After graduation, she moved her dance roots to Chicago. During her time there, Ashley worked at the Lou Conte Dance Studio, taught at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Youth Division and was a student with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Scholarship Program. She was a featured Guest Artist with Ruth Page Civic Ballet. In 2019, Ashley received her MFA in Dance from New York University Tisch School of the Arts.

Ashley is currently a Master Teacher at Burklyn Ballet Theatre and Faculty at Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken, New Jersey. She is Adjunct Faculty for New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Summer High School Program and a published author for Dance Magazine. She will be a visiting Professor at Wesleyan University for Spring of 2024. She is a contemporary ballet choreographer whose current works focus on crafting a new landscape for gender accepted norms in ballet.





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Spring 2024
DANC 202 - 01
Ballet I

DANC 302 - 01
Ballet II