Ashlee Grubbs

Ashlee Grubbs gained critical acclaim for her role of Maura on Hulu’s Emmy-nominated comedy Pen15, for which she appeared in such publications as Rolling Stone magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and BuzzFeed. Ashlee’s additional TV appearances include: Disney channel’s “Mack Chat” for the Andy Mack show; guest artist roles on CBS’s SWAT; soon on NBC’s Quantum Leap; a lead role in the movie The Radient One; commercials; short films; and new media shows including Precious Plum by the creators from CollegeHumor.

Ashlee began her career locally at the age of 9 with Troy Heard. Over the years, she has appeared in his Scientology Parody, his production of Titus Andronicus Jr. (which gained Top 5 at Hollywood Fringe Festival), and the role of Clara in Majestic Repertory’s brand new musical The Sandman written by Tony winners Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor. Ashlee has also performed locally in: NCT’s productions of A Christmas Carol and Macbeth; CSN’s production of Pillowman; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at SST; and the lead role of Eva in Kindertransport. Ashlee created the role of Colin in the New Musical Dublin Rising, which is now finding its feet in New York. She is currently a singing gondolier at the Venetian and part of the cast at the Las Vegas Production of Battlebotts – Destruct-A-Thon. Ashlee hopes to continue working in theatre, TV, and movies and to pursue her love for singing opera. She is delighted to be performing with A Public Fit for the first time in Dancing at Lughnasa.

“We originally were like, maybe we need an adult in this role, because it was such a complex character. She was incredible,” – Rollingstone Magazine, (Anna Konkle, Regarding her role as Maura).