Ashley Hod is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. She was born in Great Neck, New York and began her dance training at the age of four at the Great Neck School of Dance. In 2003, she then began training at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, where her teachers included NYCB alumnae Katrina Killian, Garielle Whittle, Darci Kistler, Suki Schorer, Suzi Pilarre, and Kay Mazzo. As a student at SAB, Ms. Hod had the opportunity to dance in many ballets with NYCB, including George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Coppélia, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Peter Martins’ The Sleeping Beauty. Ms. Hod became an apprentice with NYCB in November 2012 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in October 2013.
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