Professional Company Dancers
After graduating from Missouri State University with a BA in Communication and Dance minor, Jenny obtained her MBA from Mizzou. Upon graduation, she fulfilled her dream of joining ADC. Jenny works in marketing as a Senior Account Executive as well as an instructor/choreographer for Dance Art Dance Studios.
Jessy Dyson graduated from Missouri State University with a BA in Communication and a Dance minor. She then earned her MBA from University of Missouri -Columbia. Jessy works at a marketing agency as a Senior Client Consultant and a teacher/choreographer for Dance Art Dance Studios. Jessy is thrilled to return for another season.
Megan graduated from Hope College with a BFA in Dance, where she was awarded the DeLong Senior Dance Award for her achievements. After obtaining her degree, she moved to St. Louis and danced as a trainee with the Big Muddy Dance Company. Megan currently works at Life Time, and is thrilled to be in her first season with ADC!
Sam Fink is a freelance artist performing, choreographing, and teaching around the Midwest. She received her BFA in Dance from Southeast Missouri State University and spent five years in Chicago performing with various dance companies and educating young students. Sam is thrilled to be in her second season with ADC!
Bonnie is a graduate of Maryville University where she earned a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy. While at Maryville, she performed on the Dance Team for four years competing nationally through National Dance Association. Also during this time, she served as an instructor for the Universal Dance Association for four years and traveled nationally and internationally.
Anise has 10 years of competitive dance and 7 years of dance team experience. Anise is a graduate of Lindenwood University, where she was a four year member of the Lionettes Dance Team and became 3X NDA Collegiate National Champion. This is her second season with the Ashleyliane Dance Company.
Jordan graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance. He has participated in the ArchCore40 Intensive in New York for two years. Also, he is a dance instructor for Anointed Feet Christian Dance Academy of the Arts and Dynamic Fusion Dance Center. This will be his third season in the company.
Jacquilynn (Jaci) Proctor, Ashleyliane Dance Company’s Assistant Director, previously served as Rehearsal Director. She has taught dance and/or choreographed competition solos at M and M Dance Studio, Taylor's Academy of Dance, Water Street Dance Company, and Imperium House of Dance. Jaci is a licensed hairstylist/makeup artist and owns “The Look by Jaci” at the Salon Lofts in the Grove.
A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, Thomas is in his ninth season with ADC and his third season as the Rehearsal Director. He recently graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Thomas works as an Adjunct Professor at Southeast Missouri State University and at Principia College. Thomas is the founder of the St. Louis Broadsword Academy.
Amber graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from Lindenwood University. While at Lindenwood, she performed at American College Dance Association in Ohio and Wisconsin. As well as the Detroit Dance City Festival and the Big Muddy Dance Festival. This is Amber's first season performing with ADC.
Jeanie, born and raised in St. Louis, started dancing at Dynamic Edge Dance Center and performed in various productions with the Missouri Ballet Theatre. She was also a member of the ADC Junior Training Program for three seasons and a founding member of ADC UNBOUND Mentoring and Training Program. Additionally, she is studying Therapeutic Recreation, Adapted Sports, and Dance and Lindenwood University.
Courtney Tate holds a BA in dance and a certificate of entrepreneurship from Webster University. She
began training with ADC as a junior company member in 2013, and has been with the organization ever
since. In addition to performing, Courtney also teaches and choreographs for a studio in St. Louis.
Abby Zaiz is a member of the Ashleyliane Dance Company. She has four years of concert dance and nine years of competitive dance experience winning many regional and national awards. She has trained at Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St. Louis and has attended Point Park University (Pittsburgh, PA) in the BFA dance program. Abby is a dance instructor at B. Elite Dance Academy, Vitality Ballet, and DPU Dance.