Mary Ashley (Mash) Dease is a local girl, born in Birmingham and raised in Vestavia, Al. While at VHHS, she continued the family Stage Crew tradition. She participated in all aspects of production during her 4 years, culminating as Stage manager her Senior year. She has continued to use her experience, working as lighting and Stage Manager for multiple productions in town. Working at TDF she is able to utilize her skills working behind the scenes during recitals. As receptionist, she enjoys getting to know the dancers and their parents. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Josh, Jayna her cat baby and her family when she has rare downtime. She has been with TDF since 2017.