Ashley Leisten is a comedienne, solo sketch performer, writer, and improviser from Keller, TX. Leisten is a graduate of the Second City Comedy Studies program, graduate of the Second City Training Center Conservatory, and a member of the Severn Darden Graduate Program House Ensemble, Hobgoblin, at the Second City Training Center. Leisten is a graduate of the Annoyance Theater’s training program and can be seen performing stand up and solo sketch all over Chicago.
Leisten’s one-woman comedy has been featured in lineups at BIG Fire Fest (Los Angeles), Out of Bounds Comedy Fest (Austin,TX),Bentwood Comedy Festival (Chicago, IL), & Austin Sketch Fest(Austin, TX). Her first self-composed, full-length comedy musical, “Boyband the Musical”, will debut on the Annoyance Theater Mainstage on January 17th, 2019.