There's A Word for That!

RISK | Ashley Kate Adams

October 19, 2021 Suzanne Dressler Season 2 Episode 32
There's A Word for That!
RISK | Ashley Kate Adams
Show Notes

Ashley Kate Adams, producer, Broadway actor, creative consultant, and writer, gets up close and personal in this interview on the word “RISK". She believes in its power, lives its messages, and loved sharing the ways risks have helped shape her life (the good and the bad!). 

Suzanne and Ashley explore her new best-selling book, #BYOP (Be Your Own Producer), and we are excited for you to listen to the ways you can live in “risk” and do it creatively and with wisdom!


  • Risk represents having faith in the bigger picture and asserting your dreams.
  • There is no such thing as a failure. There is only moving forward.

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About the Guest: 

Ashley Kate Adams, a Co-Founder of No Reverse Records, LLC, award-winning Actress, Producer and #1 Best-Selling Author, made her Broadway debut at the age of 23 in Tony Award Winning Revival of La Cage aux Folles. Proud teacher and #BYOP creative consultant to hundreds across the US including Billboard Top 10 album Frankie! The Musical

She has appeared on television in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), Royal Pains (USA), Rules of Cool (Fullscreen), can be heard in True Detective (HBO), The Righteous Gemstones (HBO) in Logan Lucky, Gemini Man, Hillbilly Elegy and seen in films Pitching Tents (Hulu), 1 Message & Love (Best Actress 2018 NYTF).

Her production company, AKA Studio Productions, created in 2011, has been seen in 150+ film festivals.


  • Mulligan (2018 LA Film Festival, 1st Place Flickers RIIFF) 
  • Rules of Cool (Fullscreen) 
  • Capital Advice (ITV Fest) 
  • ACE (Toronto Inside Out Fest)
  • Photo op (Winner SENE Film) 
  • Blindsight (LA Shorts) 
  • Absent Mind (Toronto International Shorts) 
  • Beauty Mark (LA FILM FEST) distributed by the Orchard.

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About the Show:

There’s a Word For That! is a weekly podcast that centers around a different word or expression each episode. Host Suzanne Dressler believes in pushing the envelope to explore why and how we use words and the ways this impacts our lives. With a diverse assortment of intelligent, creative, and exciting guests, TAWFT! will force you to analyze and consider words in an entirely original and eye-opening way. Even better? NOTHING is off-limits.

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