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 weekly 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 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. Sarah is the co-writer of the musical, A Hardboiled Christmas, which was professionally produced at the Boiler Room Theater in Nashville, TN. 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 and Bon Appétit Magazine.