Nikita Coetzee chatted to Ashley and found her to be a super nice and friendly person. Take a behind-the-scenes look at her life.
What do you love most about your character (Sharpay)?
The best part about Sharpay is that she really believes that she is the best singer, and the best dancer. Even when other people don’t see her as the best dancer and singer, she truly believes that she is. She has a lot of confidence, and I think that’s really funny and cute about her.
Tell us about the new Disney Original movie, Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventures.
Sharpay graduated from High School Musical 3, so it takes place after high school. She is now off to New York City to fulfil her dreams on Broadway.
What would you say is the best part about your job?
The best part about my job is that I get to do what I love to do, which is… being on set and creating families on set together, just having the whole experience and then seeing what I’ve done and what I’ve accomplished.
Are you planning on releasing another album?
Not yet, I think that right now my main focus is acting, but if I’m inspired to do another album maybe I will, it just depends on what I feel.
Do you still keep in touch with the cast from High School Musical?
Yes, we’re all really good friends.
How would you describe your ideal day off?
My ideal day off would probably be sleeping in, then working out, hanging out with friends and my family, going to see a movie, organising [laughing]… I like to organise my house.
Tell us something that your fans would be surprised to know about you.
When I was younger I was a horseback rider.
What is your favourite food?
I love Italian food, sushi and Mexican food.
Favourite music at the moment?
I love Pitbull, I love Jesse J, Pink, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.
All-time favourite movie?
My favourite movie is Step Brothers
Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure will premier at 10:30 a.m. on 10 September 2011 on the Disney Channel (DStv Channel 303)
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