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Ashley Ivory Parov

Ashley Ivory Parov

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty

281-A RB

Area: Ballet

Ashley Ivory Parov began her early ballet training under the tutelage of Richard Cammack and Zola Dishong at the Contra Costa Ballet Centre in Walnut Creek, California. Ms. Parov spent her youth training under some of the country’s most notable teachers and subsequently joined the San Francisco Ballet as an apprentice at the age of 17. After three years at SFB, Ms. Parov came to Brigham Young University to pursue her BA in Dance. Upon graduation, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to join Company C Contemporary Ballet. While at Company C, Ms. Parov danced lead roles in works by Twyla Tharp, David Parsons, Charles Anderson, Val Caniparoli, Michael Smuin, Amy Seiwart, and Lar Lubovich. Ms. Parov is a certified Pilates instructor. Ms. Parov’s current teaching assignments include BYU’s Theatre Ballet, pas de deux, and pilates Mat and reformer classes. A self-proclaimed ballet nerd, Ms. Parov especially enjoys continuing education in ballet pedagogy.