Ashley SK Davis
Ashley SK Davis (formally Ashley L. Sullivan-Kirksey) is a native of Wilmington, Delaware. She began her stage career at the age of 3 and is formally trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, African dance forms, and Irish Step dancing. A graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, Ashley was quite involved with the arts while on campus. As a member of the Spelman College Dance Theatre and Mahogany in Motion Dance Team, Ashley studied under Nathan Trice, a regular choreographer for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. In addition to the countless productions in which she performed, she also directed and choreographed for several shows including the Ms. Spelman Coronation for Spelman College and the Miss Black and Gold Pageant for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Ashley’s dance credits also include serving as a dancer for Usher and an assistant choreographer for Six Flags Fright Fest. In 2007, Ashley's choreography was presented as a part of the Spelman College Department of Drama and Dance 75th Anniversary Celebration, which included a new stage play by Pearl Cleage about the life of Coretta Scott King. In addition to serving as the Executive and Artistic Director of Pieces of a Dream, Inc., Ashley is also a Teaching Artist in Drama and Dance for the Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education (DIAE) and the Wolf Trap Institute, an organization dedicated to arts-infused early education. Ashley also teaches for Steppin' Out Dance Center (Oxford, PA) and First State Ballet Theatre (Wilmington, DE).