Greensboro College Names Ashley Hyers to Theatre Faculty

Ashley Hyers, assistant professor
of theatre and dance
"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College has named long-time adjunct faculty member Ashley Hyers to its full-time faculty as assistant professor of theatre and dance.

Hyers had served as an adjunct faculty member since 1997. In that capacity, in addition to teaching dance classes and choreographing theatre productions, she wrote and implemented the dance minor program.

She also has taught voice and movement classes and Alexander Technique classes in posture and muscle control for actors, and recreational dance in the Department of Kinesiology.

She also has taught on the adjunct faculties of Elon University's Department of Theatre, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Department of Dance, and Catawba College's Department of Theatre and Dance and has taught Alexander Technique for musicians at High Point University and the Music Academy of North Carolina.

She taught dance with the Greensboro Department of Parks and Recreation's City Arts Program from 1991 to 2011 and has led workshops at numerous venues including the Southeastern Theatre Conference.

She has performed not only at Greensboro College but also with City Arts, the Livestock Players Musical Theatre, the N.C. Dance Alliance and other organizations.

Hyers holds a B.S. from Wofford College and an M.Ed. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Greensboro College provides a liberal-arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."

- A Press Release

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