Conroy B. Wilson is the Executive Director of The ASHE Company, a founding member of the
company and the second Chief Director of the over 20-year-old establishment since the start of
the company in 1993. He holds a M.A. in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change
from the University of the West Indies and is currently completing his doctoral research at the
Mona campus. Conroy is an ‘edutainment’ specialist and behaviour change communication
consultant and trainer throughout the Caribbean region.
He is a prolific songwriter, musical arranger and, international creative consultant with various
organizations. Conroy appears as the “Swag Boss” judge who provides balanced critique in the
much talked-about talent show Digicel Rising Stars. Most noteworthy, is that Wilson has led the
transformation of ASHE into a strong performance-oriented, peer education/empowerment
organization. He is also responsible for the development of several edutainment products being
used throughout the region including the parent-child communication manual “Opening Closed
Doors”. Conroy currently lectures at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Michael Holgate is the Artistic Director of The ASHE Company and also plays the roles of
Writer and Workshop Trainer/Facilitator. Holgate holds a B.A. in English Literature and an
MPhil in Cultural Studies from the University of the West Indies. He is Tutor Coordinator at the
Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts as well as adjunct faculty and External Examiner in
Folk and Traditional Dance at the Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts.
Holgate is a sought-after writer and director who has written countless plays and songs, and is
also the author of the Jamaican fantasy/sci-fi novel, “Night of the Indigo”, published by
Macmillan Caribbean in the Island Fiction Series in 2009. His latest musical theatre works
include “Lift up Jamaica”, “Curfew” and now, “DEDLEFF”. Holgate is the founder and Festival
Director of the Jamaica Dance Umbrella which has become the premiere dance festival in the
Taunia Flowers is a Meadowbrook High past student and has been with The ASHE Company
since 1996. Taunia holds many positions at ASHE, she functions as a Wellbeing Supervisor,
Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) Specialist, Performance Coach, Life Skills and
Behaviour Change Mentor and on top of that, she is also a masterly performer with the company.
Taunia shares a special talent for dancing and acting. She’s a part of the new “King of the
Dancehall” movie featuring Nick Cannon, “Bashment Granny 3”, “Clash” featuring Shebada and
you can see her in the Appleton TV advertisements and a number of Junior Gong music videos.
You can even hear her on the radio in a number of popular advertisements.
Taunia isn’t only a first class performer, she’s a first class traveller. Her performing résumé
includes the “France Tour” (2001, 2003), Cricket World Cup (2007), “Curfew” the musical,
“Candy Shop” and “Better Muss Come”.
Marlon Anthony Tomlinson is a triple threat performer at The ASHE Company and the youngest
individual to supervise the Ensemble since 2010. He's also an international model and has
appeared on the catwalk of New York Fashion Week. Marlon graduated from the Greater
Portmore High School after serving as Head Boy for two consecutive years. His work as a leader
never stopped in High School as he then went to become the Junior Mayor of the City of
He has been at ASHE for the past five years and functions in the role of Ensemble Supervisor
and Project Staff Member. He dances at the company, guided by his degree in Fine Arts that he
is currently pursuing at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. He is a
certified VCT Specialist and has completed several courses in Gender Studies, Reproductive
Health and HIV and AIDS, through the UWI Mona Campus. In the production DEDLEFF, he
plays an aspiring dancehall artiste, Rude Bwoy Zekiel.
Antonio Campbell is the youngest principal member of The ASHE Company and functions as
the Dance Captain and Peer Educator. At 23 years old, this past student of St. Georges College
possesses superb talent and exceptional performance abilities on and off stage.
In his over eight year career in ASHE, Antonio has toured with the company in the United States
and the Caribbean. Antonio has appeared in numerous ASHE performances including: ASHE’s
Sweet Sixteen season, Full Circle, Safe, Stupid or What?, Parenting Vibes, Curfew and now
Antonio has also been a member of the St. George’s College Performing Arts Society and Father
Ho-Lung and Friends. Antonio loves to explore the world through dance and travelling, and
experiencing new cultures. Dance allows him to experience different cultures and he dreams of
joining the International Touring cast of The Lion King.
Rudolph Kemar Tomlinson affectionately called ‘Rudy’, made his acting debut in Father Ho-
Lung and Friends’ production of Jesus in 2000. Since then, he has starred in a number of musical
productions with The ASHE Company. He joined ASHE in 2008 and since then has become a
Senior Ensemble member, Technical Supervisor and, is also trained as a Peer Educator. Rudy
has toured with ASHE to St. Eustatius, the Bahamas, Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, DC. His
strengths on the stage are undoubtedly in singing, but make no mistakes, Rudy is a strong dancer
and actor as well.
Rudy aspires to dominate the local music industry as a solo artiste, releasing a few singles and
ultimately releasing his own album. Rudy is now a student at the Edna Manley College of the
Performing Arts School of Music where he’s pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz and Popular
Faybian Grizzle is a 19-year-old student at the University of the West Indies, Mona, where he is
completing a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Fabian is a past student of Kingston College where
he completed seven years of education, graduating in 2012 with an Honours Diploma. He was a
member of the Kingston College Chapel choir where he represented the country in
His interests include the performing arts, particularly dancing. He also shares an interest in
singing and is currently strengthening his skills in acting. He joined ASHE in 2012, where he
discovered his talents and helps with voluntary outreach projects. He is also a Trainee Peer
Educator and Facilitator. He dreams of owning his own business, while sharing his singing,
acting and dancing talent around the world.
Alicia Hall is a 21-year-old performer at The ASHE Company, but not just any performer - she's
a lead soprano. Alicia has been an ASHE member for four years and is a past student of Tarrant
Comprehensive High School where she enjoyed active participation in the Music club, Track and
Field as well as being a member of the Jamaica Under 20 Netball team.
Alicia has a passion for singing, dancing and acting, but her love for reggae music is her true
calling. She shares a special connection with the music of Bob Marley and plans to pursue a
degree in Music at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. In the feature
production DEDLEFF, she plays the role of a chorus member.
Khumar McHugh is a 20-year-old Kingston College old boy. He grew up in Kingston in the
community of Maxfield Avenue with his mother and aunts. At Kingston College, he was an
active member of the Kingston College Chapel Choir, Student Counsel, Inter-School Christian
Fellowship (ISCF) and even the Science and Mathematics clubs.
He became a member of The ASHE Company in late 2011 when he was 17 years old and has
been progressing in the company since then. He fostered his talents in acting and singing, and it
was here that he started nurturing his talents in acting. He is a true performer, in the production
DEDLEFF, he plays the role of Tyrll.
Sabrina Thomas has been at The ASHE Company for the past four years and is now one of our
lead performers. This 24-year-old, past student of Islington High lives for the performing arts.
She possesses a passion for expressing herself through visual and audio channels and has a secret
love for writing. The past Saint International model plays the role of Miss Polly in the ASHE
Production DEDLEFF. When she isn’t performing with ASHE, she’s performing in her
Samantha Brevett joined The ASHE Company from Weaver High School in Hartford
Connecticut and went on to continue her studies at Vauxhall High School. This star alto has been
singing with ASHE, for over three years and has been featured in the Miss Vauxhall beauty
pageant, Miss Jamaica Talent and Personality Pageant and TVJ’s All Together Sing. Not
impressed yet? Samantha even found time to be part of the 2nd Battalion of Jamaica’s Combined
Brevett’s ASHE credits include the 2012 US Tour in Washington DC and now a role in
DEDLEFF. Samantha’s dream is to become a master graphic designer, while performing on
Broadway. In ASHE she is not just singing, acting and dancing, but she is helping to empower
young people to make safer sexual choices in their everyday lives.
Tori-Ann has been a performer at The ASHE Company for the past five years, she was
discovered by the company when she was 14 years old at an intervention in August Town. Her
principal instrument is her voice, but she’s also a dancer and an actor. She’s a past student of St.
Hugh’s High where she was a member of the Drama, Arts and, Key clubs. She was also a
member of the Choir, with her true passion being singing. Tori has done backup singing at Sting
from the tender age of 16 years, and backup singing for dancehall artiste DI.
At ASHE, she has performed at the 2011 AIDS Conference in Washington, DC. In the
production DEDLEFF, she plays the role of Akiba. She wishes to continue her education at Edna
Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts to complete a B.F.A. in Voice.
Atardo Henry is an 18-year-old Kingston native, raised in the inner city area of Trench Town.
Atardo is past student of Meadowbrook High where he was a member of the choir and dance
societies. He was also a member of the cadet force and the band where he learned to play the alto
saxophone and the clarinet.
Atardo joined ASHE in 2012 before his sixteenth birthday; it was here that his love for dancing
and acting grew. He has been with ASHE for over two years and currently plays a character in
DEDLEFF – Rodney: The trouble maker in the story who is also really smart.
Dennisha has been a member of The ASHE Company since 2011, she was discovered by the
company when she was 21 years old at an intervention in August Town and was invited to
become a member of the company. She started in The ASHE Company as a singer but has
realized her true talents as a dancer. Her background includes a rich performing history as a
cheerleader for the Jamaican National Cheerleading team. She also was a performer at Reggae
Sumfest in 2013.
Dennisha is also a trainee facilitator at The ASHE Company, assisting at a number of
interventions and safe sex outreach programmes. Dennisha hopes to take her talents to a global
platform with ASHE, travelling and performing the world and enriching the lives of the
Brittaney is one of the newer members at The ASHE Company, having joined in October 2014
she’s quickly established herself in the company as a key performer. Brittaney is a 22-year-old
UWI student majoring in Computer Sciences. She's also a past student of Immaculate
Conception High, where she was a member of the Octagon Club, Drama Club, Glee Club,
Science Club as well as the Vice Principal of the Debate Club.
She's not just another performer at ASHE, she's an all around dynamic individual with a real
passion for singing and acting. In the play DEDLEFF she plays the role of Shelly, the girl from
England who accompanies her fiancé Jonathan back to Jamaica.