Teaching Artists – Theater
Ashlee Danielle is a New York based actress, writer, producer, director and teaching artist. She has been acting, teaching and directing for 6 years now while creating content for social media and youtube. She graduated from St. John’s University and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for Drama/Television & Film Production. A dynamic performer in front of the camera, behind the camera and on stage, Ashlee brings her passion for the arts to every class, every production and every actor! Ashlee has performed with the Negro Ensemble Theater Company, performed
regionally in select gospel stage plays and produced web series content for youtube and some hilarious Tik Tok for her growing platform! Ashlee continues to build her reputation in the New York City acting community and is excited for what’s next!
Olander “Big O” Wilson. Actor, Acting Coach, and CEO of Olander Wilson Acting Studio, Olander is from the small town of Lake City, South Carolina. Despite being from such a small town in rural S.C. he has been seen on a plethora of national commercials and TV shows such as, Dr. Pepper, Yahoo Finance, Pepsi, USAA, and Discovery ID’s The Perfect Murder to name a few.
He obtained his BFA from USC May 2014 and immediately took a leap of faith and moved to New York City in August of 2014. He packed up all his belongings and drove from South Carolina to New York. When he arrived in New York, he had $50 in his pocket and a dream. He is often compared to a young Jamie Foxx meets Michael B. Jordan. Olander has been at Harlem School of the Arts since 2019 and is thrilled to continue pouring into every young person that walks in his class.