educator 

Looking for Shakespeare - Dramaturgy Wor

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange - Senior Manager of Education Programs

NYU Department of Educational Theater - Course Instructor (Directing Youth Theatre Productions)

NYU Department of Educational Theater - Teaching Assistant (Drama & Youth II: Practical Implications)

NYU Department of Educational Theater - Course Instructor (Acting: Character Study)

Brooklyn College Department of Theater - Course Instructor (The Actor's Voice, Intro to Theater)

New York University, Looking for Shakespeare - Dramaturg and Vocal Coach

Brooklyn College Department of Theater - Graduate Teaching Fellow (Intro to Acting)

Teen Theater Summer Camp - Program Director 

Lineage Performing Arts Center - Development and Education Programs Director, Teaching Artist

Adults & Universities 

Available for course instruction, workshops, and trainings. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Introductory Acting Courses for Non-Actors

  • Character Study & Scene Study

  • Shakespeare

  • Introductory Voice & Speech for Actors and Non-Actors

  • Devised Theater

  • Ensemble Based Theater Techniques

Youth Coaching & Instruction 

Available for monologue and audition coaching for high school and college students.

Areas of expertise:

  • Shakespeare and classical texts

  • Finding age-appropriate material for young actors

  • Acting for musical theater performers and song auditions

  • Voice and speech production for the young actor

To inquire about booking an appointment, please email ash.thax.stevenson@gmail.com

 

Ashley's Training: 

MFA in Acting, Brooklyn College

  • Acting - Mary Beth Easley, Mark Blum

  • Movement - Laura Smith, Ian Wen

  • Voice - Judylee Vivier, Kristi Dana

  • Acting for the Camera - Welker White

  • Auditioning - Heidi Griffiths

  • Shakespeare - Jim Jack

  • Speech & Dialects - Charlotte Fleck, Liz Hayes, Patrick Mulryan

BA, NYU Gallatin

  • Acting - Anna Deavere Smith, Joe Salvatore, Dr. Nan Smithner, Kristin Horton, 

  • Musical Theater Performance - Ben Steinfeld, Jessie Austrian, Drew Wutke

  • Shakespeare - Fiasco Theatre Company 

  • Directing - Joe Salvatore 

Anti-Racism & Equity Building

  • Anti-Racist Theatre Workshop with Nicole Brewer

  • PSIAB Undoing Racism Workshop

  • Race Forward