Performer Bio

Ashley Apap

Ashley Apap

Ashley Apap is a Melbourne/Naarm based writer/comedian whose work focuses on melding accessibility, silliness and sincerity.

Her debut Melbourne International Comedy Festival solo show "Ouch!" was nominated for the 2022 Golden Gibbo Award to sold out crowds and she's since been performing her high energy standup, sketch, improv and musical comedy around Australia since. She recently made her professional acting debut in the new Malthouse Theatre work “Telethon Kid” by Alistair Baldwin and was a part of the producing team of Melbourne’s beloved alt room Hairbrush Comedy.

She currently co-runs alt/standup night Coaster Comedy and can be found displaying her unique sense of humour there on the first Wednesday of every month. Classified by The Age as having “great comic potential” and “a voice not often heard”, Apap is a breath of fresh air in the Melbourne comedy scene.

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