Originally from Morgantown West Virginia, Ashley Koon has been on the rise in the Seattle and South Sound theatre scene. Recent credits include: Blanche Ingram/Bertha Mason (Jane Eyre, ArtsWest), Katherine (Newsies, Tacoma Musical Playhouse), Gladys (The Pajama Game, Centerstage), and Lady Larken (Once Upon a Mattress, Tacoma Musical Playhouse).
Ashley Koon is especially impressive playing three different roles. Her Bertha features the musical's most impressive sequence, a dimly-lit dance that escalates as she sets a fire.
-Drama in the Hood, November 2018 - Jane Eyre (ArtsWest Playhouse)
South Sound audiences are watching a star in the making in Ashley Koon. Her career is on an upward trajectory...Gladys can whip out a pair of jammies with the best of them. Then, she can sing and dance to “Steam Heat” after work.
Ms. Koon is up to the job.
-Drama in the Hood, May 2018 - The Pajama Game (Centerstage)
Another breakout performance in this show is by Ashley Koon, as Lady Larken. The lovely and talented Ms. Koon...With the voice of an angel and flawless delivery, hers is a bright and shining piece of this excellent show.
-AXS, November 2017 - Once Upon a Mattress (Tacoma Musical Playhouse)
In addition to a career on stage, Ashley has had a passion for social media and photography since graduating from West Virginia University in 2016 with a BFA in Acting. If she is not on stage you can catch her behind the camera or on a production team for theatres like Centerstage, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Artswest and now ENROOT.