Awards & Honors

ACTING

Awards_Pink Star  Winner – Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical for Mother Eve’s Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood

 

Awards_Pink Star  Nominated – Independent Vision Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at VisionFest 14 for Chasing Taste

PRODUCING

Awards_Pink Star  Winner – Best Comedy at the 2014 Manhattan Film Festival for Chasing Taste (producer and actress)

 

Awards_Pink Star  Winner – Best Comedy at the 2013 Burbank International Film Festival for Chasing Taste (producer and actress)

 

Awards_Pink Star  Nominated - Outstanding Production at VisionFest 14 for Chasing Taste

 

Awards_Pink Star  Nominated – Outstanding Production for Mother Eve’s Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood

 

Awards_Pink Star  Nominated – Best Short Film at the 2020 Long Island International Film Expo for i only miss you when i'm breathing (also directed)

 WRITING

Awards_Pink Star  Winner – SLS-St. Petersburg Review Award for short story “Daddy’s Girl” 

 

Awards_Pink Star  Winner – scholarship to Disquiet International Literary Program for short story “Aunt Maryann Was Stolen”

 

Awards_Pink Star  Awarded writing fellowship from The Edward F. Albee Foundation

 

Awards_Pink Star  Ashley's book with Russ Giguere, Along Comes the Association: Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits, trended as a Best Seller on Amazon – #1  in Folk and Traditional Music, #1 in Music History & Criticism, and #3 in Pop Culture Music throughout Fall 2020 on Amazon

 DIRECTING/CHOREOGRAPHY

Awards_Pink Star  Ashley directed and co-produced i only miss you when i'm breathing, nominated for Best Short Film and for which Phil Vassar won Best Actor and Katherine Benson won Best Art Direction at the 2020 Long Island International Film Expo

 

Awards_Pink Star  Awarded Alumni Lab Grant from American Repertory Theater to direct a workshop of a new play, The Displaced

 

Awards_Pink Star  Nominated – Outstanding Choreography for Mother Eve's Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood

 

Awards_Pink Star  Participant in the 2015 Directors Lab at Lincoln Center Theater