Ashley Mayeux was born in Houston, Texas. She began her dance training at the High School for Performing and Visual Arts and graduated cum laude with a BFA from SUNY Purchase. Mayeux continued her studies at the Dance Theatre of Harlem and went on to perform in the tour of the Broadway musical Aida. She has been featured in publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Essence Magazine, and Pointe Magazine. Mayeux danced with Complexions Contemporary Ballet from 2012 to 2016, before becoming a company member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre from 2016 to 2018. She is excited to join LINES Ballet for the 2018 season.