Ashley Selmer graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (emphasis in choreography & performance). She is trained in jazz, contemporary, ballet, hip-hop and African. Upon graduation, she returned to her hometown of Minneapolis, where she has been actively engaged in the dance community as a performer, choreographer and dance instructor. You may have seen Ashley as a hip-hopping penguin in a TV commercial for the Minnesota Zoo, acting in the ensemble cast of Penumbra Theatre's 'Amen Corner' at the Guthrie Theater, dancing onstage with music artist, Willow Smith at Target's National Sales Concert, or choreographing a flash-mob for Blue Cross Blue Shields’ "Do-Groove" campaign. Most recently, Ashley shot a video with Prince's new band 3rdEyeGirl, travelled to Las Vegas to perform with Team iLuminate (America's Got Talent runner-ups) at the Bellagio Hotel, and performed onstage in front of 20,000 with the WeDay Concert Tour at the Xcel Energy Center. Ashley would love to work towards making dance lessons and workshops more accessible to inner city youth. She is looking forward to continuing her love of performing, choreographing, and creating!