Ashley Laverty is an M.F.A candidate in Arizona State University's Theatre for Youth program where her interests lie in immersive theatre for youth and playwriting for a young audience. As an actress, she has performed nationally for young audiences with the National Theatre for Children, VEE Corporation, Roxy Regional Theatre, Vital Theatre Company, and Storyland, a family amusement park. In Arizona, she has taught musical theatre and acting classes at Childsplay, VOICES Studio and recently directed an all youth production of Peter Pan Jr! at the Homestead Playhouse.
Ashley's children's musical, Dotty Dot!, written with Travis Kendrick, John Wascavage and Ryan Cavanaugh, has been produced in Pittsburgh, New York City and will make it's Arizona premiere in May 2015 with Brelby Theatre Company. Her play Nadine's Coloring Book was selected for a week of development with NYU's New Plays for Young Audiences Festival in June 2015.
For more information please visit www.ashleylaverty.com.