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.
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 first season with ADC!
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 first season with the Ashleyliane Dance Company.
A native of Lincoln, Illinois, Asia is a graduate from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Dance training started with a focus on Ballet, Modern, and Jazz technique,
Aerial Arts, Afro-Cuban, and Mime. This is her first season with the Ashleyliane Dance Company.
Courtney Mallett 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.
Jordan graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. This will be his second season with the Ashleyliane Dance Company. He has participated in the ArchCore40 Intensive in New York for two years. Jordanis a dance instructor for Anointed Feet Christian Dance Academy of the Arts.
Before serving as ADC's Assistant Director, Jacquilynn (Jaci) Proctor, served as Rehearsal Director. She has taught dance and/or choreographed 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” salon.
A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, Thomas is now in his eighth season with ADC. He is currently a graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis, pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance. This will be his second season as Rehearsal Director. Thomas is also a Level IV certified instructor in the Cateran Society.
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 with dance teams around the the country. This is Bonnie’s first season with Ashleyliane Dance Company.
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.
Garret Welker holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Southeast Missouri State University’s Conservatory of Dance. They were an apprentice trainee for Giordano Dance Chicago and has danced with The Fly Honey Show and Movement Revolution Dance Crew, studied at the Ruth Page and Visceral Dance Centers, and collaborated in Ireland for Soilsigh 2019.
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.