Ashley C. Williams

Ashley C. Williams is the star of the controversial horror film ‘The Human Centipede.’  The film is winner of four ‘Best Film’ Awards from International film festivals, has an upcoming theatrical and on-demand release with IFC and is the recipient of the ‘Best Ensemble Cast’ award from the S.A. International Film Festival. Ashley has an extensive background in theater and musical theater and is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City where she received the Charles Jehlinger Award for ‘Best Actress’ (the highest honor from the Academy.) As an actress she has toured the New York and New England area for the last five years with a number of theater companies including ‘La Mama E.T.C.,’ the ‘Theater Engagement & Action Project,’ the ‘Nitestar Program’ and the ‘United Nations Y-Peer Project.’ In 2008 Ashley was a Guest Director and Political Theater Trainer for the Bulgaria U.N. Y-Peer International Theater in Education TrainingsAshley is co-founder and Vice-President of ‘Mind The Art Entertainment,’ a NYC based Arts and Entertainment Company where she’s produced and starred in new work of varying art forms in venues such as ‘The New York International Fringe Festival’ and the ‘Cherry Lane Theaters.’  Recently Ashley played Juliet in a new revolutionary version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at ‘La MaMa E.T.C.’ under the direction of the renowned Dario D’Ambrosi.