• BA, English, Hollins University
  • BA , Dance , Hollins University
  • MFA , Dance, Hollins University/the American Dance Festival


Ashley Anderson is artist and educator based in Salt Lake City and a recipient of the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Artist Award in the Performing Arts. Her choreography has been presented locally by the Rio Gallery, the BYU Museum of Art, Finch Lane Gallery, the City Library, and Preservation Utah (formerly the Heritage Foundation) as well as national venues including DraftWork at Danspace Project, BodyBlend at Dixon Place, Performance Mix at Joyce SOHO (NY); Crane Arts Gallery, the Arts Bank (PA); and the Taubman Museum of Art (VA), among others. Her work was also presented by the HU/ADF MFA program at the American Dance Festival (NC) and the Kitchen (NY).

She has recently held roles for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program with previous teaching for the American Dance Festival, Dickinson College Dance Theater Group, University of the Arts Continuing Studies, and many high schools and community centers. Ashley founded loveDANCEmore community dance events using the resources of ashley anderson dances, a registered 501(c)3. Her projects with loveDANCEmore are also shared in Utah’s visual art magazine, 15 BYTES, where she served as the dance editor until 2020.