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Kara has been involved with DST since 2016 as an actor, counselor, and volunteer. She has helped with multiple Center Stage sessions, and she cannot wait to share her passion for theatre with the incoming generation.


Ashley Rhoads is currently a senior at Arizona State University earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Education.  She began performing at Desert Stages Theatre when she was four years old. Since then, she has performed in more than 60 shows at theatres around the Valley. When she was 13, she became  a DST Dance Captain and Summer Camp Counselor. As a camp counselor, she ran the dance rotation and choreographed multiple productions. Ashley was also involved in the dance program at her high school and choreographed class pieces. DST is thrilled to have such a qualified alumna sharing her passion for dance with the younger generation of musical theatre performers!