"Per Aspera Ad Astra"
Through Trials to the Stars
- Latin Proverb
"...rapt delivery and stage presence, letting every word drip and bite the air with profound dexterity and command."
- Natalie Rine for OnStage Blog NYC
"Vega’s performance is engaging throughout, as her charisma and range of emotions lure you into her spell..."
- Zachary S. Marsh, Independent Reviewer
ASHLEY KRISTEEN VEGA is an award-winning New York City-based actress, director, and producer. A Mexican-American Texas native, Ashley prides herself on the development of new works, and has found success across the country in independent theatre & film ventures.
Miss Vega is also co-founder of Party Claw Productions, a theatre & film production company specializing in genuine feminist stories, for which she gave a talk-back with the famed Kennedy Center.
Most Recently, Ashley starred in Boundless Theatre's inaugural show Eleanor Rigby Is Waiting by celebrated author and playwright David James Parr. Off-Broadway at Theatre Row, Ashley starred as Ramona in Stephanie Salazar-Amaro's Basic Glitch. Ashley has also lent her talents to various online readings with reputable theatre companies including the League of Professional Theatre Women, The National Women’s Theatre Festival, The Skeleton Rep(resents), STAGES Houston, and Company of Fools, to name a few. The world premiere of the New Ohio Theatre's Journey Around My Bedroom that Ashley starred in received a New York Times’ Critics’ Pick. Ashley also starred in a live-digital production of Crystal Skillman's Open to rave reviews. Her film Psychasthenia - which she assistant directed, co-produced, and starred in - won Best Thriller at the Golden State Film Festival during the film's Hollywood premiere. Well, Ashley..., a digital series she co-created and starred in, was a finalist in the NYC Women’s Fund and an Official Selection of the NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival. Ashley also received acclaim for her run as Beth March in Little Women with Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre, where she is an Associated Artist. Ashley graduated Summa Cum Laude and holds a BA in Theatre from Texas A&M - Corpus Christi.
ASHLEY is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and is managed by KPA Talent. @PartyClawProductions @AshleyKristeenVega www.ashleykristeenvega.com