Who We Are

Ashley Gorden is the Owner and Artistic Director of In The Spotlight Dance Center. In 2006 she started In The Spotlight with a desire to create pre-professional dance program in Fresno. Ashley wanted a place where dancers could receive the training needed to be marketable in university applications and professional companies.

Many of her dancers have gone onto work for companies, such as  The Walt Disney Company,  been accepted to train with dance companies, such as Alanzo King’s LINES, and have received numerous university acceptances and scholarships, among them are Point Park University, UC Irvine, CSU Fullerton and CSU Long Beach.

Ashley’s dedication to creating a quality program, with small classes is what makes In The Spotlight different. Whether you are looking for a pre-professional program or a dance class for your little one, come see what it means to be Family at In The Spotlight.

Prospective Students

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