ASHLEY LEAMON joined the staff in June 2013. She is originally from Florence, South Carolina, where she graduated from Francis Marion University in 2010 with a B.A. in English Liberal Arts and a B.A. in Theatre Arts, summa cum laude. She then moved to Philadelphia to pursue her Master's in Theatre at Villanova University, where she was awarded a Costume Assistantship. At Villanova, she acted in three productions and served as a production dramaturg for "The Drowsy Chaperone" directed by Father Peter Donohue, O.S.A. She also worked as Assistant Designer under Janus Stefanowicz for shows at the Kimmel Center and Philadelphia Theatre Company. Ashley completed her M.A. in Theatre in May 2013 before being hired as Office Manager and an adjunct faculty member for the department.