Ashleyliane Dance Company (ADC) is a professional performance organization under the artistic direction of Ashley L. Tate. ADC is a resident organization of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

ADC specializes in blending modern, jazz, and contemporary training with urban street dance. The Company offers outreach activities that include choreography, performances, master class instruction, workshops, and private lessons. ADC company dancers are all high school and college graduates or currently pursuing their degree in higher education.

Since its inception in 2007, ADC has performed at a plethora of major events and private engagements, including but not limited to: the Muny, Fair St. Louis, First Night, Loop in Motion, Dancing in the Street, Casino Queen, Four Seasons Hotel and The Pageant. ADC has been featured on Fox 2 News,"Best of the STL" on STL TV, Show Me St. Louis, HEC-TV, and the Nine Network and in Alive Magazine and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The company has produced a number of dance concerts at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA), Ivory Theatre, and Missouri History Museum, Edison Theatre, and The Grandel. ADC has also served as entertainment for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Working Women's Survival Show, LLUSA's Light the Night, and more! They have also been invited to perform at the Dance Chicago Festival, the American College Dance Association Convention, the University of Illinois-Chicago, the Chicago Choreographers' Carnival, the Pulse On Tour Dance Convention in Chicago and Las Vegas, as well Peridance Capezio Center, TADA! Theater, and Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City.

Ashleyliane Dance Company is committed to creating a comfortable atmosphere for adult dancers to continue learning and growing as artists and for young dancers to find their niche. The Company brings together dancers from all over the city, in turn creating a cohesive dance community.

our mission and Repertoire

Ashleyliane Dance Company is committed to fostering the appreciation of dance as an art form and cultivating the marriage of formal modern, jazz, and contemporary training with urban street dance. ADC moves to develop a progressive dance audience through conducting a plethora of outreach activities, including master classes, workshops, and performances.

What style of dance does Ashleyliane Dance Company perform?

ADC's repertoire spans several genres, which illustrates our style as a fusion of urban street and studio technique. Our dancers are trained in lyrical jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, street jazz, gymnastics, and several other styles. We believe that through blending and experimentation, dance reaches new audiences and the individual's appreciation for other forms of dance grows.

Past Events (just a few!)

  • TV Appearances - Fox 2 News in the Morning, Show Me St. Louis, Nine Network, HEC-TV
  • Concerts - COCA, Ivory Theater, Missouri History Museum, Edison Theater, The Grandel
  • Choreographers' Carnival - Chicago, IL
  • The Pulse on Tour Dance Convention – Las Vegas, NV and Chicago, IL
  • Peridance Capezio Center – New York City, NY
  • Dance Chicago - Theatre Building Chicago
  • "After Dark" – Fall Show at Plush Saint Louis
  • Shakespeare Festival Gala at the Pageant
  • Festival of Nations
  • American Cancer Society Gala
  • The Pageant--El Monstero presents Pink Floyd
  • Spring to Dance Festival – Dance St. Louis