Ashley Eichbauer Newman is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and yogi. She holds a BFA in Theatre with a double major in History from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a Master’s Degree in Middle School General and Special Education from Bank Street College (NYC). Ashley is a Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Education and adjunct faculty member at Molloy College. She dances with The Chase Brock Experience where she was a founding member of the company in 2007 and also serves as the Director of Education. With CBE, she has performed at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Abrons Arts Center, La Mama, The Connelly Theatre, The Joyce Theatre, The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, the Fire Island Dance Festival, and Gypsy of the Year at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Ashley has served as the Resident Choreographer for SKIT, a children’s community theatre, and she was a teacher at Stevens Cooperative School, an independent, progressive school in Hoboken, NJ. From 2014-2017, she was the Chair of the Dance Department at CAP21, where she has been on faculty since 2006. Additional performance and choreography credits include: Paper Mill Playhouse, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Baltimore’s CenterStage, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, the Tomlinson Theater at Temple University, Barnard College Dance Department, So You Think You Can Dance, and the Nintendo Wii and Playstation Move video game, Dance on Broadway. Ashley is featured in the documentary Chasing Dance. She is also a certified vinyasa yoga teacher. Ashley is thrilled to join the faculty at NAISNY!
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