What is an ASH Assistant?
ASH Assistants are an elite group of dancers invited to tour with, assist, and be mentored by Artists Simply Human’s esteemed faculty of world renown choreographers for one full season. During the tour season that ASH Assistants are on full scholarship, they will learn routines specifically choreographed for them by the ASH faculty that they will perform in both the Welcome Show and Closing Show in every city. Additionally, they gain an inside perspective of the dance industry and what it takes to become a professional. Becoming an ASH Assistant is a life changing experience, and is the highest scholarship presented by Artists Simply Human: The Workshop Experience.
To become an ASH Assistant, you must first be named an ASH Apprentice or ASH Apprentice Runner Up, and then audition at Artists Simply Human’s Nationals. This audition consists the following: ballet audition, contemporary audition and solo performance.
13/14 ASH Assistants
|Ali Nagy||Julia Lotz||Frantz Augustin||Jeremy Kelley|
|Age: 16||Age: 16||Age: 16||Age: 17|
|Kat & Co.||Elite Dance By Damian||Strictly Rhythm Dance Center||Encore! Performing Arts Center|
|Morgantown, WV||Pittsburgh, PA||Lanham, MD||Egg Harbor Township, NJ|
|Scott Gulbranson||Michelle Spang||Gabrielle David|
|Age: 17||Age: 18||Age: 18|
|SCBD||Studio 19 Dance Complex||Independent|
|Des Moines, IA||Pittsburgh, PA||Ashburn, VA|
|Mary Margaret McClellan||Ryan Nogy||Hannah Hayward||Kassie Montgomery|
|Age: 9||Age: 12||Age: 13||Age: 14|
|Rock City Dance Center||Independent||Revolution Dance||Independent|
|Little Rock, AR||Pittsburgh, PA||Knoxville, TN||Kitchener, ON|
(Left to Right): Front Row - Ryan Nogy, Sami Eismont, Kassie Montgomery, Mary Margaret McClellan, Hannah Hayward
Back Row - Tokyo, Julia Lotz, Dee Caspary, Gabrielle David, Jeremy Kelley, Courtney Thurston, Michelle Spang,
Braham Logan Crane, Scott Gulbranson, Ali Nagy, Frantz Augustin, Jason Samuels-Smith and Lisette Bustamante