Ashley H. White is an award-winning director, fight and intimacy director, and teaching artist based in Dallas, TX. Her talents for understanding people and their emotional journeys helps to safely and productively break through barriers, allowing artists to discover and explore freely in their creative settings. She brings a unique eye to her work, promoting truthfulness in a visually striking and effective way. As audiences, critics, and colleagues have noted, her skills result in honest, straightforward work.
Known for her energy, focus, and entrepreneurial spirit, Ashley began her training in New York City over a decade ago, and is constantly studying new techniques. A lifelong student, she strives to enhance and build her skill-set to continue to push her to think outside of the box and grow as an artist. She regularly travels to work and to learn, and is always open to new opportunities.
In 2012, she founded SCDallas, a stage combat and movement company focused on providing top-tier training and educational opportunities for the DFW area. Today, SCDallas has over 600 members, hosts a phenomenally successful regional workshop. (The Lonestar Smash), and regularly organizes successful SPT training courses in partnership with the Society of American Fight Directors. The fifth Lonestar Smash is currently being planned and will take place November 3-4, 2018.
In 2017, Ashley announced her newest venture, as an artistic director of Dallas-based professional theatre company IMPRINT theatreworks, coined “Dallas’ Hottest New Theatre Company” by Broadway World.
Ashley works all over and is always looking for new projects. Contact her today.