Ashley kohn adler


Ashley Kohl Adler, an Atlanta native, began her training with International Ballet Rotaru and the Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education, studying under legends such as Fernando Bujones, Larissa Skylanskya, Robert Barnett, Violette Verdy, John McFall and Sharon Story. There she was given the opportunity to work with choreographers such as John McFall, Stanton Welch, Michael Pink and Ben Stevenson. Her most memorable roles include, “Black Swan”, “Esmeralda”, “Grand Pas Classique” and “Les Sylphides”.

Ashley is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory, where she received her BFA in dance, with a two-year focus on Ballet Pedagogy. As a scholarship student at the Conservatory, Ashley performed soloist roles in works by José Limón, Luis Fuente, Tommy Neblett and Auguste Bournonville. Ashley continued her professional performing career in New York City, where she has danced with The Metropolitan Opera, at Madison Square Gardens and worked with various freelance choreographers throughout the city.

In her post-performing career, Ashley has built a reputation as an innovative leader in dance education and administration. She has worked with dance schools across the country, most recently as the Conservatory Manager for the Colorado Conservatory of Dance. Ashley and her husband, Zach, recently returned to Colorado after completing a six-month adventure around the world. She is thrilled to be joining the Colorado Ballet and looks forward to her new role as the Academy Administrator.