Ashley started out in NYC on Broadway in “The Sound of Music”, “Les Miserables” and “Annie Get Your Gun”. She was then chosen in a national search of over 10,000 girls for the role of Shirley Temple in ABC Family’s The Wonderful World of Disney: Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001).

She then moved to LA to do appearances on numerous TV series, such as Dexter (2006), Monk (2002) and Desperate Housewives (2004). She then went back to her Theater roots, when she shared a role with Kristen Bell in “A Little Night Music” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with stars Victor Garber, Zoe Caldwell, Judith Ivey, Marc Kudisch, Michele Pawk and Laura Benanti.