This past June, Aesha Ash took her place as the School of American Ballet’s Associate Chair of Faculty. After a lifetime of training at the school, dancing with the company, and educating up-and-coming students, she is bringing her expertise to this new role—taking care of dancers holistically. Ash’s dance training began at five years old […]
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A host of leadership changes has rolled across the dance world over the past several months, including in the dance education sphere. From director shifts to new executive directors and beyond, here are the major educator moves you should know about from winter 2021–22.
Aesha Ash Is Bringing Her Boundary-Defying Spirit to SAB As Its First Black Female Full-Time Teacher
Aesha Ash is obsessed with movement. After training at the School of American Ballet and dancing with New York City Ballet, she traveled the world with Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet and Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. Ash spent that time watching, absorbing and growing. Continuing to be curious about what can be expressed and […]