Ashleigh Wilson Dancer
Ashleigh Wilson is a Ballet and Contemporary dancer who was born in Gauteng province, South Africa. Upon graduation from Martin Schönbergs Ballet Theatre Afrikan Academy, she joined Dresden Semperoper Ballet and danced in Swan Lake, Coppelia, La Bayadere and in company premières of William Forsythe and George Balanchine. She moved to Berlin to dance with the MDR Deutsches Fernsehballet (Germany's TV Ballet) touring extensively across Europe and appearing in front of millions of people. In 2013, she moved to London to work for Peter Schaufuss as a soloist for the Danish tour of his Ballet, Satisfaction.
In 2014 she was original cast in Inala: a Zulu Ballet, which was choreographed by Rambert Ballet's Artistic Director, Mark Baldwin. Inala, a live collaboration with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, toured extensively over 2 years throughout the UK, Russia and for the royal family on the televised Royal Variety Perfomance. She now lives and performs on the US west coast.