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Subjects Taught
Drama, Humanities, Speech & Debate Coach, Stage Crafts

Bio

Living in Quito, Ecuador presented Ashby de la Plaine her professional passage to Cultural Studies and inspired the written efforts of her play “Quechua, an Incan Incarnate.” She would return to La Hesperia in the summertime, teaching and volunteering at the Biological Station. In Spain, Ashby was a Behavioral Anthropology major at La Universidad de Sevilla, where she appeared in the award winning stage adaptation of “Don Quixote de la Mancha.” After returning stateside to complete her degree in Anthropology (with an emphasis in Spanish culture) from the University of Texas in Austin, she moved to Los Angeles to appear in film, television and on stage. She has produced, directed and performed in over thirty productions. In search of mud puddles and fresh air for her family, Ashby now calls Mountain View home.