Ashley Smiley

2020 YBCA 100 Honoree

Ashley Smiley, aka Smiley, is a San Francisco native holding a B.A. in Performing Arts and Social Justice and an M.A. in Drama. Currently, Smiley is the Theater Manager for the Bayview Opera House: Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre in San Francisco, and an active member/collaborator in the Campo Santo performance collective. She has recently launched her own production company, TRPY Productions, LLC, which focuses on promoting, developing, and producing works by new and emerging BIPOC/QTPOC artists in the live, virtual, and crossover realms.