Unique Performances for Youth
Executive Director: Christopher H. Cherry
Xclaim! offers special benefits and unique performance opportunities
and experiences exclusively to Performance Academy Students!
Ashley Gentry is excited to be continue with the other Xclaim! educators. With over 10 years of dance education experience as both an instructor and choreographer, Ashley has taught dance to performers of all ages and skill levels. She received her BFA in Performing Arts with an emphasis in Dance from Western Kentucky University in 2005. Moving back to Bowling Green in 2008 to serve as the Youth Theatre Coordinator for the Capitol Arts Youth Theatre she is proud to call this community her home. Her teaching experience includes beginning to advanced levels of Ballet, Tap, & Jazz, Musical Theatre Styles, Contemporary Movement, and Body Safe Dance for Fitness. Directing and Choreography credits include, Footloose, They’re Playing Our Song, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Arthur’s Stone Merlin’s Fire, Bye Bye Birdie, The Outsiders, and an original production of The Nutcracker. “Arts educators are tasked not only to help students become better performers, but to enrich their lives through self expression." -AG