Ash, born and raised in Kearney, has been very involved in music and theater, both on and off stage. She started out with her first show, Once Upon a Mattress, in a chorus role. Since then, she has had ensemble roles in Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, several one acts, Don Quixote and The Pillowman, as well as a production of The Crucible. She started participating in the technical aspect of theater as part of the sound crew for Rumors, following that with sound crew chief for Children of Eden. This is Ash’s second season with Crane River, having previously been a part of the stage crew for both Tarzan and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat last year. In addition to theater, Ash participates in choir, show choir, and has been a part of the Kearney High School Speech Team for two years. Ash is excited for this opportunity to work with amazing people and has no doubt this season will be spectacular.