Actress | Singer | Dancer | Voice Teacher


"A Modern Girl-Friday with Liza Minella-meets-Ethel Merman Pipes", Ashley is professional Equity actress based out of Kansas City, seen at New Theatre Restaurant, Kansas City Actors Theatre, Starlight Theatre, Musical Theatre Heritage, Quality Hill Playhouse, and Chestnut Fine Arts Center. Ashley has also worked on national tours and regional theatres all over the country.

She is also one of Kansas City's professional vocal coaches, with years of union musical theatre acting credits as well as years of as a voice teacher and coach in both Kansas City and New York.

Pankow is pronounced /päNGkō/

and rhymes with "bronco".  

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“Pankow's take on Josie is compelling - unique and magnetic. As the show progresses, her performance becomes increasingly complex and specific."

Robert Trussell

KC Studio




live theatre returns!

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Ashley is thrilled to be returning to LIVE THEATRE! She is playing Miss Hannigan in the beloved ANNIE the musical at Maples Repertory Theatre in Macon, MO, July 16- August 8th. 

Ashley is back to teaching in person in Kansas City, but continues to teach online to those who feel more comfortable and to those around the country. Visit Ashley Pankow Music Studio for more info! 




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