Ashley Tuttle

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Ashley Tuttle is an American musical theatre actress and dancer who is best known for her role in the musical Movin' Out, which earned her a Tony Award nomination in the category of "Best Performance by a Featured Actress".


Tuttle was first active in dance, joining the ballet company American Ballet Theatre at age 16 and later becoming a principal dancer in 1997. She remained a prima ballerina with A.B.T. for 17 years.

In 2000 Tuttle joined the Twyla Tharp Dance Company while still also remaining a member of the American Ballet Theatre.

In 2003, Tuttle made her Broadway debut in Movin' Out, a stage production of Billy Joel's music, as Judy. She was nominated for a Tony Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

On May 22, 2011, Tuttle received an honorary doctorate of humanities degree from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.[1]

Tuttle also teaches ballet classes at Mark Morris Dance Group, Usdan Center, and Barnard College.


  1. ^ "Wofford College confers degrees to 340 graduates". Wofford College. May 22, 2011. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved August 23, 2012.

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