Ashley is a 2003 graduate of Kearney High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. She is in her seventh year of teaching and currently serves as the 5th-12th Grade Vocal Music Director for Holdrege Public Schools. In recent years, Ashley has directed numerous high school productions including Les Miserables and The Sound of Music. She also serves as the Assistant One-Act and Spring Play Director for Holdrege High School’s Theater Program. Ashley is an active member of the American Choral Director’s Association, Nebraska Choral Director’s Association, National Association for Music Education, and the National Education Association. She is excited to return to Crane River Theater for her third season after serving as Musical Director for Grease and Footloose, as well as performing in Seussical and Shrek The Musical.