Ashley Valo-Horrigan - Accelerated Jazz
Ashley Valo-Horrigan was raised in a small town in southwestern Pennsylvania where she trained in Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Acrobatics. She received her B.A. in Modern Dance from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2006. After graduating, she moved to Richmond, Virginia to pursue her career as a dancer, choreographer and teacher. Ashley choreographs under the name AV Dance, which has performed in Richmond, Charlottesville, and the Asheville Fringe Festival. She has performed professionally with rva dance collective, Ground Zero Dance Company, Dim Sum Dance, and Starr Foster Dance Project. She was selected for the work-study position at the Studio Upsun in Pennsylvania (SUPA) Choreographers Workshop in 2010 with Jeanine Durning, 2011 ChoreoLab Workshop with Julie Mayo, and SUPA 2012 with RoseAnne Spradlin. Ashley has been a part of the AIM family since its opening in 2012.