Ashley Consent Culture Inititative

Ashley Stafford

Ashley has been a teacher and producer of events and festivals for over 10 years. In this time she has had a close relationship to consent and explaining it to clients through her private orthopedic massage practice of 8 years. Joining the CCI team in late 2018 she has become dedicated to helping create the foundation of a solution oriented, community driven, organization. Ashley enjoys creating courses for CCI, participating in forums, and collaborating with like minded folk.

Maddie Consent Culture Initiative Bio


Maddie Boom Boom is a Maryland-based artist who has been manipulating props and bouncing around performing since 2014. She strives to inspire everyone to play more and find ways to tell story through movement. Her primary tools of choice are contact staff, triads and fans, but she will never turn down an opportunity to play with a something new! She believes that authentic self-expression and connection helps the world grow and heal.

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Gina McGrath Consent Culture Initiative Bio

Gina McGrath is an Asheville based artist, originally from Ohio, who has been practicing object manipulation since 2010 when she was initially intrigued by the possibility of deeper human connections with family. It started with the hoop, as many stories do, then rapidly moved on to poi and into static props as well as fans, and the rest is history. In 9 years of practice and production that intention still holds true.

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