Trevor Ashley (he/her/she/him)

Trevor Ashley is one of Australia’s most sought-after and successful performers, starring on stage and screen for over twenty years.

In musical theatre, Trevor starred as Thenardier in Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables for which he was nominated for his third Helpmann Award. He has also appeared as Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, Edna Turnblad in Hairspray and created the role of Miss Understanding in Priscilla Queen Of the Desert. Last year he appeared as Gaye Wray (from Home and Away) in his smash hit play The Lyin’ Queen, at The Sydney Opera House. He will soon star as the Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat during Sydney World Pride.

Ashley directed the national tour of the cult musical Heathers, as well as Mack and Mabel at the Hayes Theatre Co. He was the curator and artistic director of Sydney International Cabaret Festival, and this year the curator of the Vivid Sydney Supper Club. 

In 2017 he completed a national symphony tour of Diamonds Are For Trevor, which was also recorded as a TV special for Foxtel. He has also appeared in Les Norton (ABC)Get Krackin’ (ABC) and Dance Academy (ABC) andthe films Holding The Man, and the soon to be released Seriously Red. He is also a regular cast member of RFDS (Channel 7), playing the fabulous Dolly Hardon. 

A photograph of Trevor Ashley in full drag and a sequinned one shoulder dress holding her manicured hands up and looking off camera

Acknowledgement of country

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.