cultivated her love of the performing arts while growing up in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. A 2023 graduate of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, she earned her BFA in theater while performing some of her most memorable roles: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire; Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden; and Truvy in Steel Magnolias. Notable professional credits include Suzy in The Marvelous Wonderettes!; Caterpillar/Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass; and Rosanna McCoy in A Hatfield and McCoy Story (The Appalachian Center for the Arts). Most recently, Ashlyn served as Artistic Director and Choreographer for the 2023 Pro-Art summer program, Camp Create!, overseeing and producing the children’s musical, Finding Nemo Jr. Ashlyn is ecstatic to join the Florida Rep family and eternally grateful for the support of her family and friends back home!