About Us

En Corps Dance Collective (ECDC) is a group of driven and dedicated dancers seeking growth and opportunity within themselves and the dance community. The goal of ECDC is to provide training and performance opportunities to members post graduation, working around their busy schedules. Members of ECDC work together through intensive training, and artistic exploration to build their technique and artistry with opportunity to share their talent through teaching and performing. ECDC also works closely with members to create annual original performances. Our non-profit has been providing training and performance opportunities since 1996!

Acceptance into the company is by audition only. Dancers must be over the age of 18 with a strong technical background.

Training Program
 

Our yearly training program offers adult dancers the opportunity to continue their dance training post-graduation. Weekly company classes are offered in a variety of styles featuring some of Calgary's best teachers and choreographers!

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Collective fees are due upon acceptance to company following a successful audition.

Performance Program
 

Alongside our training program, we offer the opportunity to perform in our annual performance! Company members have the option to partake after a successful audition into our training program. Rehearsals for performance are scheduled around company classes. 

Fundraising may be required on top of tuition to be a part of the performance.

Open Company Classes

Outside of our performance season we open some of our company classes to the public as a drop-in classes. Taught by a variety of choreographers in multiple different styles, classes are intermediate-advanced. Drop in fee is $15 and payable via cash. 

Stay Tuned! Drop in schedule will be released soon!

Directors

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Ashley Green

President

Ashley Green was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, and started dancing at the young age of two. She is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, and Pointe. She grew up dancing in competition after competition, and pursued her dream, passion, and love of dance when she auditioned across Canada and the United States, landing a professional experience on the West Coast. She joined EnCorps in 2016 and has been with them ever since, dancing, and choreographing, as well as taking the President position on the board this past year. Outside of dance Ashley works as a Nurse in a family practice, with hopes of landing her dream job in Labor and Delivery. Dance will always be her number one passion, but nursing has now taken a close second. In her spare time, Ashley, enjoys spending time with her family, including her three dogs, as well as reading, and cheering on her Calgary Flames. 

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Aurelle Crerar

Vice President

Aurelle has been the secretary for En Corps Board of Directors for 2 seasons and is a dancer and choreographer within the company. Before joining ECDC, she trained through various dance studios within Alberta and now shares her love of dance through teaching, with a focus on contemporary, at Infinite Dance Creations and Mountain View Dance Academy. Dance has always been her passion and  she feels privileged to be able to share that passion with her students and to have the opportunity to continue her training through En Corps. Outside of the studio, Aurelle is studying a major in Linguistics with a minor in Psychology at the University of Calgary with the ambition to become a Speech and Language Therapist.

“I am very thankful for the dance family that En Corps has built for me, and I am very honoured to be an acting member in its community.”

Veronica Delgado

Secretary

Veronica is a born and raised Calgary dancer and choreographer. She started dancing at a very young age and she is currently in the process of receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Dance at the University of Calgary. She has performed in both student works as well as work by Tara Wilson, Amanda Bonnell, Kelly Brownlee, Melissa Monteros and Melanie Kloetzel. Veronica has been an active performer and choreographer with EnCorps Dance Collective since September 2018. Veronica is an acro instructor at Premiere Dance Academy where she uses her knowledge from her Acrobatic Arts Module One Certification. She is also in the process of completing the Healthy Dance Practice Certificate by Safe in Dance International.

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Brianne Martin

Member at Large

Briannes dance journey began at age 11 and quickly became her passion, and main focus. She examined, trained, and competed in all styles with focus on Jazz & Hip Hop. At 18, Brianne travelled to Los Angeles for 6 months to train and audition. Highlights of her adventure include performing with Far East Movement, performing at a P.E.T.A charity event, training and performing with an all-girl dance troupe (PCH) and landing the lead for a local TV commercial. After moving home to Calgary, Brianne performed with local dance crews, Flomatik and illFX, and teaches at local dance studio, Airborne Dance Centre. Brianne has been with En Corps Dance Collective since 2015 and has participated in 7 shows through dancing, choreographing, and working on the Board of Directors. Outside of dance, Brianne is an office manager for a small business, a wife, and a mother to a young son. Wishing to further pursue dance and provide more opportunity to Calgary dancers, Brianne is happy to have been the Artistic Director of two performances!

"Through dance I express myself in a raw and honest manner allowing me to challenge myself to bring my visions to life. It’s empowering and affects my life in many positive ways. Dance inspires me to be a better me."

En Corps Dance Collective

We would greatly appreciate any monetary contribution you can provide our artists and athletes.
Please be advised that while we are non-profit, we cannot provide tax receipts as we are not a charitable organization.

Email: info@encorpsdance.ca

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