Ashley Pearson

Originally from Maryland, Ashley Pearson began studying dance, voice, acting, and piano at age three, and has performed across Maryland, DC, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. She studied music theatre at an intensive summer program at the University of the Arts (Philadelphia) before attending Elon University where she studied English Literature, Creative Writing, Theatre, and Spanish. Previously she served as the Director of College Counseling at The Burlington School and prior to that was Associate Director of Admissions at Elon. Ashley regularly performs in local theatre productions across the greater Triad. In 2006, she served as the director for the drama camps through YMCA where she ran the program as well as wrote and directed the productions. She was a member of the Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre program for several years, including as their Company Manager in 2007. Favorite on-stage roles include the Witch in Into the Woods, Jo in Little Women, Fiona in Shrek, Morticia in The Addams Family, Rona Lisa in ...Spelling Bee, and Vanda in Venus in Fur. In her "spare time," she is the Chapter Advisor for Delta Upsilon at Elon, enjoys camping and kayaking with friends, traveling all over the world, and visiting her loving family.

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Theatre Teacher

Fine Arts

ashley.pearson@salem.edu