Ben Ashby

Profile

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

178 cm

Age Range

16–22

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

Trial Shift
Short Film
Role: Patrick
Director: Ness Simons

One Night Only
Theatre
Role: Clayton
Director: Stella Reid

Awards.

2015Most Outstanding Reed (For saxophone and clarinet) in the 2015 Jazz Quest Competition
2015Best Student Director in the Canterbury Otago

Short Film.

2017Trial ShiftPatrick
Dir. Ness Simons

Theatre.

2017The ImprovisorsImprovisorCirca Theatre
2017Satisfied Customers Marcus
Dir. Brett Armstrong
2017Desire Caught by the TailChorusLong Cloud Youth Company
Dir. Brett Armstrong
2017One Night OnlyClaytonYoung and Hungry Festival of New Theatre
Dir. Stella Reid
2016Shakespeare - As You Write ItBalthazar
Dir. Brendon Bennetts
2016The Fairest Of Them AllThe Prince
Dir. Greg Cooper
2015Peter PanPeter PanThe Court Theatre
Dir. Dan Pengelly
2015Scared ScriptlessImprovisorCourt Jesters at The Court Theatre
Dir. Dan Bain
2015The Early Early Late ShowImprovisorThe Court Theatre
Dir. Dan Bain
2014Do Not Touch The ExhibitionUnnamed ActorThe Court Theatre Youth Company
Dir. Alice Canton and Holly Chappell
2014Shakespeare’s Globe Centre New Zealand BrutusYoung Shakespeare Company
Dir. Timothy Walker and Patrick Spottiswoode

Training.

Introductory training in the Perdekamp Emotional Method - 2017
Long Cloud Youth Company - 2017
Victoria University of Wellington - 2017
Private voice lessons with Jon Hunter - 2017, Jon Hunter
The Court Theatre Youth Company - 2014