has been a member of Burning Coal Theatre Company for 2 years, appearing as Tunu in Pentecost, Hermia in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Ophelia in Hamlet, and Viola in Twelfth Night. She has also worked as an ASM for their production of Inherit the Wind, Assistant Costumer for The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Assistant Dramaturg for Prisoner’s Dilemma, and Dramaturg for Way to Heaven. When not at Burning Coal you can find her either volunteering or acting for Raleigh Ensemble Players, teaching at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, or working on drama therapy/outreach with Plays for Living. In the Raleigh area she has also performed with Deep Dish Theatre Company and Common Ground. Ashley holds a BFA in Theatre Arts Performance from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC and an MA in Acting from The E15 Acting School in London, England. She hopes to, within the next year to year and a half, finish her certification and become a Drama Therapist specializing in working with physical and developmentally disabled children.