Ashleigh Owen is a fat, queer, dyspraxic, anxiety-ridden, working class Artist, Theatre-Maker and Performer based in Liverpool.

 

Her work challenges misconceptions and stereotypes linked to her lived experiences and identity; commenting on societal norms and injustices, to encourage social change. Her work has a lot of heart and sends audiences on an emotional journey using music, cabaret, comedy and parody.

Ashleigh's professional credits have included Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the International Shakespeare Festival.

She was nominated for Best Entertainer and Best Achievement at The British Plus Size Awards in 2015. In 2013 she was the winner of the body positive, beauty and talent pageant Hamburger Queen. Most recently she was awarded the Lynda La Plante prize for outstanding practice alongside her Masters Degree.

Ashleigh is represented by Alan Hamilton at Hamilton Management. 

Image by Fevered Sleep