Guest, Cindy Ashton

Guest Name: 
Cindy Ashton
Cindy Ashton, Singer, Entertainer, Speaker, Vocal Coach and Writer
Guest Occupation: 
Singer, Entertainer, Speaker, Vocal Coach, Writer
Guest Biography: 

Cindy Ashton is a Toronto & Los Angeles based singer, entertainer & speaker who frequently tours internationally.  She is also a vocal coach, the author of Kiss Your Monsters Goodbye and has received President Obama’s “Call to Service” award for her outstanding volunteerism.

Audiences rave about her vocal versatility and infectious energy. They love the element of surprise as they enjoy her unique blend of comedic tales & inspiring stories mixed in with Broadway, Cabaret & Jazz repertoire.

Cindy has performed numerous times on stage, in recordings and on film including playing the lead roles of “Cindy” in the musical Suds and “Miss Hannigan” in Annie, singing opera arias for the Downsview Symphony and making audiences laugh as a company member of R9 Comedy Troupe. Her debut album, Don’t Rain On My Parade, was released in 2006.

Born with only a 20% chance of living, Cindy underwent three heart surgeries by age 14 and was left in chronic pain and with a damaged lung. Recovering beyond doctor’s expectations, she has gone on to complete an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Music and Kinesiology from York University as well as study with Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Second City and Livent of Canada.

As a speaker, Cindy has given over 100 motivational talks across North America, sharing the stage with such motivational powerhouses as Barbara De Angelis, Lisa Nichols and Bob Proctor. Now she is dedicated to empowering fellow artists & speakers with tools to create their persona and generate a massive buzz.

An internationally published writer, Cindy was published in Performance Magazine, alongside Donald Trump and Tony Robbins. Amongst hundreds of media, she has been featured on CBC Radio, Metro News, Living Clean Show on CTS and was on the front page of the TIMES, lifestyle section in PA.