Ashley Botting


Ashley Botting (Director) (she/her/hers) is a Canadian Comedy Award winning and Dora Award nomined actor, writer, improviser, director, singer, and TV/radio contributor. She’s a proud alumna of The Second City, where she wrote and performed in four Mainstage revues and directed the 84th revue CERB Your Enthusiasm. Ashley With a “Y”, her improvised one-woman musical cabaret, was NOW Magazine’s #1 Toronto Comedy Show, and The Stars of Mars, a musical she co-wrote, was awarded “Best New Musical” by the Playwrights Guild of Canada. She’s a panelist and writer on CBC Radio's Because News and has written episodes for the Emmy-winning Odd Squad, CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Nickelodeon’s Zoofari, and Apple TV’s The Snoopy Show. Selected acting credits are: Culprits, Jubilee, Odd Squad, What We Do in the Shadows, Coming In, and Schitt’s Creek (TV); The Ridonculous Race, Arthur, Beywheelz, and Z-Squad (animation); and for theatre: Undiscovered Sonnets (Stratford) The Second City’s Guide to the Symphony (Kennedy Center, Roy Thomson Hall), Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish (Studio 180) Beautiful Man (Factory), and She the People (The Second City). Twitter & Instagram: @ashleybotting