Ash moved to London, England at the age of 20 to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art for 3 years on a scholarship and graduated with a RADA Diploma and a Bachelor’s Degree in Acting from the University of London. Before which he completed a D.E.C. in Professional Theatre at Dawson College in Montreal.
He remained in England acting in various productions before returning to Canada and performing at the Stratford Festival of Canada.
Ash has been fortunate to work in the U.K. (Birmingham and London), the U.S.A. (New York), Canada (Montreal, Stratford, Edmonton, Ottawa and Toronto), and even Uganda (Kampala).
Ash was nominated for a Dora award as Best Actor (Brothel #9), and has only recently expanded into directing and writing. His first play was workshopped in London, England and New York City. He’s also been part of numerous new play development workshops and regularly works with the Stratford Festival on directing/teaching Shakespeare workshops.
Some Acting credits include: “Romeo and Juliet” (Birmingham Stage Company) “Ä Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Stratford Festival) “Beneath the Banyan Tree” (Theatre Direct and National Arts Centre) “Paper Series” (Summerworks) “wise woman” (bcurrent) “Brothel #9” (Factory Theatre) “Cake” (New Harlem Prod. / Ugandan National Theatre) “Free as Injuns” (Native Earth Performing Arts) “Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave” (Tarragon Theatre) “Julius Caesar”’ (St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival) “Much Ado About Nothing” (St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival)