Sarah Morgan Ashey is a Tennessee born, New York based actor, comedian and baker whose work stretches across film, digital and stage.
A seasoned improviser, Sarah performs regularly on a House Team at one of New York’s premiere comedy hubs, the Peoples Improv Theater, where she was awarded a full scholarship and is a current member of their faculty - offering both intro and advanced classes to aspiring comedians. In December 2019, Sarah was named the Teacher of the Year. Students may sign up for her classes here. Additionally, she studied sketch at the Upright Citizens Brigade and is a proud member Comedy Sportz NY and of Story Pirates - an organization known for adapting stories written by kids into sketch comedy.
Her original written works have been performed in the Tennessee Women's Theater Festival, The Boston Comedy Arts Festival, the New York Sketch Festival and more. In spring of 2020, Sarah wrote and directed an interactive comedic heist for New Camerata Opera titled, The Brooklyn Job. Her TV pilot script, Flying Blind, co-created with her writing partner, Frankie Johnson, was named a winner in the First Ten Pages Screenplay Competition.
She resides in Brooklyn with her husband Paul and is the co-owner of Kings Kolache, a popular bakery featured on the Today Show, NPR, Bon Appétit Magazine, and Eater - among others.