ASHLEY KATE ADAMS was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky into a musical theatre family. After attending the Cincinnati - Conservatory of Music where she majored in Musical Theatre, she made her Broadway debut at the age of 23 in the Tony Award Winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles. Following her Broadway run, she toured the country with the First National Tour of the show, and began to lay the groundwork for her own production company, AKA Studio Productions, which is now a thriving Production Company in New York City. In 2014 she joined the Screen Actor’s Guild after being recommended during an audition to the team looping HBO’s True Detective. In 2016 with a short film hitting the festival circuit, her Original Series Rules of Cool will release on FULLSCREEN MEDIA, she will be seen in Season 2 of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and she will reign as the Queen Bee in the coming of age comedy, Pitching Tents.