dance academy

Academy Of Dance offers a wide variety of classes to its students. There are many classes offered for each age group, from 3 years old until a senior in high school. Become part of the AOD Family Today!

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Abby Coleman Jones

Dance Assistant

Abby graduated from UNCG in 2011 with a degree in dance. She has been teaching at Academy of Dance since then and assisting before that. She grew up dancing and competing with Academy of Dance and looks forward to sharing her love of dance with others.

Ashley D. Brown

Owner, Lead Dance Instructor

Ashley began dancing at the age of four. She furthered her career by earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dance Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her past teaching experiences include, Academy of Dance in Reidsville, North Carolina, Reidsville Middle School in Reidsville, North Carolina, Tripp Lake Camp in Poland Springs, Maine, Imagine Art Studio in Ocracoke, North Carolina, and Weaver Education Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has been teaching at Academy of Dance for over 25 years and has held the position of director/owner. As one of the choreographers for the Rockingham County Theatre Guild, Ashley has trained actors in dance numbers for productions such as “Annie”, “West Side Story”, and “Grease”. Ashley enjoys sharing her love of dance with children of all ages.