Ashleigh Crystal Hairston is an actor, writer and improviser from Seattle,Washington! She received theatrical training from Howard University in Washington DC and now resides in Los Angeles, CA where she enjoys running, hiking and eating french fries. She is currently a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on the Maude team, The New Deal! You can catch them every 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:30p @UCB Sunset! Ashleigh also trained at iO West Theatre in Hollywood, where she co-founded the award winning improv group Two Piece Chicken and performed on the sketch team DUKE for over two years. Ashleigh is the voice of “Bask” in Marvel’s Avengers Assemble: Black Panther’s Quest (Disney XD), and the wild-eyed kid scientist “Wren” in Craig of the Creek (Cartoon Network). In 2018, Ashleigh appeared in the acclaimed CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase as a writer and performer. Her recent television credits include Modern Family (ABC), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW), and Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC). You might also catch her around town in the indie improv circuit performing with the fast playing, powerhouse, improv group ESSENCE! Ashleigh also teaches improv and has led character workshops in Seattle, DC, Oden, UT and Los Angeles. While she's already stacked a cool 12 national commercials under her belt, Ashleigh is greedy. And wants to keep getting better! and keep booking! She's excited for the long and adventurous journey ahead through TV & Film!
"Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” -Goethe