Venice, Florida (USA)
Joined Orlando Ballet in 2013
Ashley Baszto began her training at the Sarasota Ballet Academy, and proceeded to The Rock School for Dance Education, followed by the Miami City Ballet School. For two years Baszto danced with Orlando Ballet II prior to joining Orlando Ballet as an apprentice in 2013.
In addition to placing in the top 12 category for both classical and contemporary at numerous Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) regionals competition and participating in nationals, Baszto and her partner won a silver medal for pas de deux at the 2013 American Dance Competition (ADC).
In 2010 Baszto was invited to compete in the prestigious International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi. This past summer she participated in the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Ballet Program. She also participated in Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Ballet Program in the summer of 2014.
Photography by Michael Cairns 2016