SASHA ELLEN

ACTOR COMEDIAN WRITER

Sasha is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian. She was classically trained in acting at Drama Studio London. The year that she graduated, Sasha went on to write and perform in her first Edinburgh Fringe show, a rom-com called Signal Failure, at the Underbelly. The show received 4 stars from the Scotsman, Edinburgh Guide and Broadway Baby, before it transferred to the Soho Playhouse in New York.

Sasha brought a sketch show called 4 Minute Warning , a show about the last 4 minutes on Earth, to the Fringe the following year. Her next Edinburgh Fringe project was her solo stand-up debut, called Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen. Accidents Happen sold out at the Leicester Comedy Festival and Brighton Fringe. After the Edinburgh Fringe, the show transferred to the Soho Theatre.

Sasha has written several sitcom pilots, which have been shortlisted for the Funny Women's Writers Award and Longlisted for BBC Writers Room- Comedy.

Sasha is currently working on a new solo stand-up show, performing stand-up around the country and MCing a weekly comedy night in London.

An online sketch that Sasha wrote and performed in was recently shortlisted for Comedy Crowd’s Chorts Award. Sasha also recently starred in a viral sketch for The Hook.

For full acting credits please see Sasha’s Spotlight profile: http://www.spotlight.com/4938-8974-8453