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Class Instructor:
Ashleigh Crystal Hairston

Ashleigh Crystal Hairston is an actor, writer and improvisor from Seattle, WA! She received a BA in Theatre Arts from Howard University in Washington DC and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Ashleigh got her start at the Improv Olympic Theatre (iO West) in Hollywood, where she co-founded the award winning two-person improv group Two Piece Chicken and performed on the improv based sketch team DUKE for over 2 years. She is currently a regular performer at the renowned Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Maude Night with her team The New Deal, and performs regularly in the indie improv circuit with the powerhouse group ESSENCE. She has appeared in 10 national commercials and has traveled to Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco and Hawaii to perform and teach improv and sketch across the country! Ashleigh's recent television credits include Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW Network), Chelsea (Netflix), and Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC)!  Ashleigh is super excited to be joining the team at The Improv Space!