Life and career — He sent her to various auditions for commercials, and she was placed in more than one hundred national network TV advertisements as a child. I thought it was the most amazing thing I have ever seen, so I went to my manager and told him I wanted to be in it". During this time, Tisdale continued to work and attend school, stating "I was always in regular school and I worked in clothing stores growing up.
I didn't 'make it' until I was 18, so I had already graduated public school. I definitely feel like I had the best of both worlds. The Concert —07 tour to promote the film. The Concert in Records ; she began working on her debut studio album in She also co-executive produced a documentary, There's Something About Ashley , documenting the recording of the album and the production of her music videos. In , Tisdale formed her own production company, Blondie Girl Productions.
Senior Year ,  which premiered in October The album sold an estimated 25, copies in its first week of release, debuting at number twelve on the Billboard During this time, Tisdale began dating director Scott Speer , who had directed her previous music videos; the couple would break up in Television roles, production work and marriage Tisdale announced her return to television in , starring as head-cheerleader Savannah Monroe in The CW drama Hellcats.
Secrets of a Teenage Witch. Tisdale has said that she brings something different with every character she portrays in order to make them her own. Tisdale commented after Scary Movie 5 that the role had taken her out of her comfort zone, and that she planned to continue to challenge herself in the future.
Jennifer Frey of The Washington Post says that Tisdale dominated the film despite not being the lead character,  while Andy Webster of The New York Times praised her acting style, mainly because of her "elastic face [that] lends itself to numerous reaction shots". Frank Scheck of The Hollywood Reporter panned the film as whole and said Tisdale was not funny enough. She told Allure that "being in this shoot was me saying, 'I'm not just the young girl everybody thinks I am. I'm actually a woman.
She collaborated with the Make a Wish Foundation in by visiting sick children in hospitals and helping to raise funds for the organization. However, they were unable to appear due to their High School Musical 3: Senior Year filming schedule; they recorded a video from the film's set to support the cause instead. A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief , a charity telethon held on January to raise funds for seven non-profit organizations that carried out relief work in Haiti following the Haiti earthquake.
She helped to build a house for a family and later performed some of her songs to raise funds. During an interview with On Air with Ryan Seacrest , she confirmed that 30 percent of the proceeds of the song would go to St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital.