Teaches: Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Contemporary
Ashley McDonald is a teacher who constantly inspires her students to be the best they can be. She puts her knowledge of advanced technical training and fantastic style to use in all her classes. Ashley loves her KSD family and all the wonderful dancers she gets to teach.
Ashley trained at Karen’s School of Dance for over fifteen years under the direction of Karen Kern. During her years on the Dance’Sations team, Ashley was consistently recognized and honored for her talents including the coveted title of Miss Dance America in 2007 and Dance Spirit Magazine’s “Future Star of the Year”. Additionally, she was one of only twelve dancers from across the nation to be selected by LA Dance Force (LADF) to perform with “Dance with the Force.” Ashley’s accomplishments also include making it to the top 100 dancers during season five of “So You Think You Can Dance.” In 2008, Ashley joined Stiletto Entertainment and spent nine months dancing around the world aboard Holland Cruise Line’s Eurodam. Ashley also was a member of the Detroit Pistons Dance Team for multiple seasons.