Karilyn Ashley Surratt’s credits include choreographing Star of Freedom, a new musical, at Ivoryton Playhouse, creating art for the people during the pandemic as assistant choreographer for A Part of The Main, a collaborative work in the New York Free Arts Festival at Little Island, and opening The Muny’s 103rd season in Smokey Joe’s Café as associate choreographer & standby. Other selected credits include being the first Native American Radio City Rockette, Fox’s Gotham (choreographer, co-star), SNL (featured dancer; showgirl), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas National Tour, West Side Story International Tour (Consuelo; Anita & Rosalia u/s), Reader’s Digest cover model, and writing for publications and social media representing several theatre companies. Surratt is on the dance faculty at Molloy College/CAP21 in NYC, and is on the faculty of nationally recognized theatre professionals at Muny U, The Muny’s virtual Education Program for high school students. She has been a guest instructor, speaker, and teaching artist in residence at Oklahoma City University, University of Kansas, and Goodspeed Musicals, among others. Surratt holds a BPA in dance performance from Oklahoma City University, and she is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, and American Guild of Musical Artists.