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Ashley Bouder

Title: Principal Dancer
Industry: Entertainment
Type of Organization: Ballet Company
Major Product/Service: Ballet and entertainment
Expertise: Ms. Bouder has over 16 years experience and has been with the current Company for over 11 years. She is responsible for dancing principal roles for the ballet company. She also teaches at the School of American Ballet. Ms. Bouder also performs globally.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: Trail Blazer for TIA Girl Club; School of Doodle
University/Degree: Some College
Born: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Hobbies/Sports: Family activities, travel, golf, dining
Work History: Ms. Bouder began her ballet training at the age of six at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet with Marcia Dale Weary. After attending the 1999 Summer Program at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of the New York City Ballet, she was invited by SAB to continue her training during the Winter Session. As a student, she performed featured roles in Balanchine's "Dances Concertantes" and "Stars and Stripes" for the School of American Ballet's 2000 Annual Spring Workshop. Ms. Bouder was named an apprentice with the New York City Ballet in June 2000 and became a member of the corps de ballet that October. She was promoted to the rank of soloist in February 2004, and in January 2005, Ms. Bouder was promoted to principal dancer.
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Bouder is the Founder of the Ashley Bouder Project, which is a series of ballet commissions that strive to push the collaborative process into the 21st century.