Ashley Baszto (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.
Baszto has placed in the top 12 for both classical and contemporary at numerous Youth American Grand Prix regional competitions and participated in the New York finals. In 2010 Baszto was invited to compete in the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi. She also won a silver medal in the 2013 American Dance Competition for her classical pas de deux.
In 2014 Ashley trained and performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Ballet Program. That same summer she became an American Ballet Theatre certified teacher.
Photography by Michael Cairns 2018