Ashley Fulton

Ashley Fulton has worked professionally in Musical Theatre and singing for over 20 years as an award winning performer, vocal coach, musical director and producer.

Ashley has directed and produced various award winning musicals including ‘My Fair Lady’, ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Evita’. He been musical director on many productions including ‘The Buddy Holly Story’, ‘Spectacular!’ Summer Tour ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret’, ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret Film-Esque’, The Red Velvet Cabaret Showtime At The Musicals’ and ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret Magnifique’. Ashley also collaborated with Peter Corry  & Fleur Mellor on the highly successful ‘Perform Boot Camp’ during the past three summer. He has also worked as Musical Director for many corporate events in Belfast, Manchester and London.

His most recent credits include musical director for Peter Corry Production ‘Christmas At The Cathedral’ (St Annes Cathedral, Belfast), MMK ‘Spring Awakening’ (Riddel’s Warehouse, Belfast), BSPA ‘Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat’ (Stranmillis Theatre), Mary Peters Trust ‘Opening Ceremony Of Lady Mary’s 80th Birthday Gala’ (Titanic Building), BSPA ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ (Carlisle Memorial Church) PC Productions ‘The Music Box’ (Waterfront Hall) Adoro Productions ‘Go The Distance – Bronze’ (Ulster Hall) BSPA ‘Singing In The Rain’ (The Mac Theatre) and Perform Boot Camp ‘CATS’ (SSE Arena).

Ashley devised, directed and musically directed ‘Go The Distance’, ‘Go The Distance Round 2′ and ‘Go The Distance – Bronze’ in association with The Mary Peters Trust. He has trained and conducted the Twilight Voices at ‘Twilight at the Trust’, Mount Stewart for the past 3 years. He was Musical Director for St Agnes’ Choral society anniversary concert ‘Music & Memories’ in the Ulster Hall, Belfast. Ashley has vocal and musical director for ‘The Music Box’, Waterfront Hall for the past 6 years.

Ashley is one of the top vocal coaches in the UK. His pupils took the top 3 places in the National Performing Arts Competition in London’s west end to find the best theatre performer in the UK. He has had a student win the Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship, he has had pupils on BBC television’s ‘I’d Do Anything’ and ‘Over The Rainbow’ as well as having pupils performing both West End and national touring production. Ashley has given masterclasses for many drama groups and performing arts colleges throughout the UK. His students continue to obtain the highest UK results in LCM Music Theatre and Singing exams and diplomas. He has successfully entered over 2250 students in graded exams (95% with distinction) and 418 students have their DipLCM, ALCM, LLCM diplomas. Ashley has, to date, had 80 students go onto study at Drama School.

Ashley is also director of Adoro, Musical Director for Peter Corry Productions, Director of BSPA Voices and vocal coach in St Josephs Grammer, Donaghmore, Lagan College, Belfast and The Ulster College of Music.

Ashley wrote, directed and produced the show ’50 Shillings & a New Suit of Clothes’ in the Grand Opera House, Belfast which was revised as ’50 Shillings – Encore’.

Adoro was formed by their director Ashley Fulton in 2008. They are a group of his most talented vocal students many of which have achieved diplomas in singing. Although the line up has changed over the years the core principles of quality, professionalism and excellence of the group are always maintained. Adoro have performed at many prestigious events in NI including services of thanksgiving for HM The Queen Diamond Jubilee and 90th Birthday. They have performed in Waterfront Hall, City Hall, Grand Opera House, Hillsborough Castle and here at Parliament Buildings Stormont to name but a few.

Most recently Adoro performed at the Opening Ceremony of Lady Mary Peters 80th Birthday Gala and have also had successful Christmas productions over the past 10 years including ‘Christmas Unwrapped’ in 2017 and ‘In Excelsis Deo’ In 2018.

Many previous Adoro members who have been students of Ashley’s have gone on to study at some of the most prestigious drama schools in the UK and now are successful actors and performers.

Since it’s beginnings ten years ago Adoro have supported a great many registered charities  through the concerts they have given and have to date have donated nearly £50,000.00 to charitable organisations including £25,0000.00 to the Mary Peters Trust.