Ashley grew up in Kearney and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2008 with a Bachelors of Arts in Education. Currently, she in in her eleventh year of teaching and is the 5-12 Vocal Music Director for Holdrege Public Schools in Holdrege, Nebraska. Ashley’s previous credits include: The Mayor’s Wife in Suessical, Mama Shrek, Mama Bear and a Dragonette in Shrek the Musical, Kala in Tarzan, and Glinda in The Wizard of Oz. She has also served as Musical Director for many shows including: Grease, Footloose, Tarzan, The Wizard of Oz, The Little Mermaid, Annie, and Newsies. Ashley is also the owner of The Crystal Leaf and Serenity Studios in downtown Holdrege. She resides in Holdrege with her husband, Travis, along with their three dogs and two cats.