Ashley moved to the KC area in 2009 after receiving her MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from The University of New Mexico and a BA in Performing Arts with a Dance emphasis from Iowa State University.
Ashley is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance in the Theatre & Dance Department at the University of Central Missouri where she teaches courses in jazz, tap, ballet, modern, ballroom, musical theatre dance, and choreography. Ms. Miller serves as faculty choreographer for all UCM main stage musicals and productions and is the coordinator, mentor, and choreographer for the annual UCM Spring Dance Concert.
In addition, Ms. Miller is currently the coordinator of the BFA Musical Theatre degree program, the advisor for the UCM Dance Club & ABC Dance Company, and holds teaching certifications in Zumba and YogaFit.
“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.”