Associate Professor of Dance
MFA-Dance Performance & Choreography; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
BA- Performing Arts with a Dance Emphasis; Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Classes Regularly Taught
Jazz I & II
Modern I & II
Tap I & II
Musical Theatre Dance
Ms. Miller serves as the BFA Musical Theatre coordinator/advisor and advisor of the UCM Dance Club.
Joining the UCM Department of Theatre & Dance in 2009, Ashley has been instrumental in building the UCM dance program, developing the BFA Musical Theatre degree and creating a dance minor at UCM. Ms. Miller choreographs all departmental mainstage musicals and serves as the Artistic Director of the Spring Dance Concert each year. She has choreographed regionally for Crane River Theater (Seussical, Tarzan, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) and has produced work locally and abroad at the Kansas City Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe alongside UCM faculty and students.
While at UCM, Ms. Miller has been awarded the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Meritorious Achievement Award for her choreography in A Chorus Line, Pirates of Penzance, and Chicago. She serves as a dance respondent for KCMetropolis, an online journal for KC arts, and holds teaching certifications in beginning levels of ballroom dance and YogaFit. She is an active member of the Speech & Theatre Association of Missouri, National Dance Education Organization, and American College Dance Association.