Ashley Brown is a Brooklyn-based performer with the DynamitExperience, teaches dance and technical theatre at Brooklyn Prospect High School and is the K-12 Dance Coordinator for Prospect Schools Network. She collaborates with Shining Light, as a teaching artist, for 2-week long Impact workshops held in jail/prison facilities and as a way to process and bring awareness to her experiences with Shining Light, she choreographed and performed, "BARS: You See Boundaries, I See Freedom" at TEDxColumbiaUniversity2019. Other credits include Stage Manager for the Off Broadway production of "PRINZE: The One Man Show" and former director of BT Dance, a faith based dance company.
Ashley is a graduate of Florida State University and Spelman College, where she received an MFA in dance performance and choreography and a BA in child development, respectively. This summer, she created a full service production company, Heartworks Productions, to create and produce underrepresented stories and provide an entry point into theatrical production for middle and high students through partners like ArtsVision (Dallas, TX) and Cadman Center for Arts and Learning (Brooklyn, NY).