Board of Directors
Ashley Dianne Green was born and raised in Calgary Alberta and started dancing at the young age of two and a half. She grew up with an extremely supportive family including her mom, dad, brother, grandparents and extended family who always supported her dream of pursuing dance professionally. After competing in Calgary for 17 years Ashley landed a professional opportunity on the west coast. Ashley has been the President of En Corps Dance Collective for the last three years, but has also acted as Vice President, Choreographer, Dancer, as well as Co-Artistic Director in her 8 years with the company. Although dance has always been Ashley's passion. she found a close second after attending Nursing school. She has volunteered at the Alberta Children's Hospital and now works as a Nurse at a Family Practice/Maternity Clinic in Calgary. Ashley cannot imagine her life without both dance and nursing.
Born and raised in Calgary, AB, Meg began dancing at the age of 3, training intensively in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and acro. She began competing at the age of 12 in group routines and solos. After retiring from competitive dancing, Meg joined En Corps Dance Collective and found a new love for choreographing. Currently, Meg was Artistic Director for En Corps 2022/2023 show season. Outside of dance, Meg is studying for a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Psychology at the University of Calgary and is hoping to one day attend law school. In her free time, Meg enjoys reading and spending time with her sisters!
Born and raised in Calgary, Avery Foret began dancing at the age of 5 and trained competitively until the age of 18. She completed her Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 2 Ballet and Adapt Intermediate 3 Jazz examinations before pursuing Mechanical Engineering at the University of Calgary. Alongside her studies, she instructed dance at Danscott Studios and attended classes at Alberta Ballet. Now working as an Engineer-in-Training, she joined En Corps Dance Collective in 2022 and performed in their 2023 Show, Ephemeral.
Abigail Dunn is a dance artist, choreographer, and teacher. She started dancing at a young age and decided to pursue dance as a career at the age of 18. She started her BFA in Dance Choreography and Performance at the University of Calgary in 2019 and is currently in the process of completing her degree. While busy completing her degree, she is also passionate about actively participating in the Calgary dance community as a dancer and choreographer, leading her to join En Corps Dance Collective. She has also been working as a teacher for several years, teaching dancers of all ages. When not dancing, she enjoys painting and playing games with her friends.
Member at Large
Mira has been a performer ever since the age of 3 when she danced with her brothers in their living room to Ram Jam and Queen. After dancing in a Calgary studio, where her love of contemporary and ballet grew, she studied for a short time in TMU’s BFA dance program. She has taken classes at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, Harbour Dance Centre, The National Ballet, Edge Studios and most recently she completed the RUBBERBAND summer intensive in Montreal. Mira holds a BA (honours) in psychology with a minor in philosophy and currently works in philanthropy as a grants administrator. Mira plans to pursue a masters in counselling psychology and hopes to bridge her interests in dance, social justice, and counselling in her future career.
Member at Large
Chantelle grew up in Cranbrook BC. There, she started dancing and fell in love with it. After completing her Royal Academy of Dance exams, she attended summer intensives with Ballet Jorgen and Royal Winnipeg Ballet. She has competed twice in the BC Provincials as a ballet soloist. Currently, Chantelle is a dance teacher with multiple studios, and a collective member of two organizations: Ballet Bodies YYC and En Corps Dance Collective. Chantelle has a deep love for choreographing and teaching as well as performing herself. She wishes to teach and dance for as long as she can, inspiring those around her.
Member at Large
Karen is a multifaceted individual with a deep passion for both dance and holistic therapies. Her journey into the world of dance began during her senior year of high school, where she honed her skills and performed in various settings, including churches, schools, and company shows as a dedicated member of the Corps Bara Youth Dance Company. Over the years, her dance career has taken her to New York, where she showcased her talent with ESIRA dance and participated in MPact's productions like the "Bully Project" and "Invisible."
Beyond the stage, her deep curiosity about the human body led her to become a Registered Massage Therapist and a Manual Osteopathic Therapist. Embracing the spirit of exploration, she eagerly delves into various movement styles and continually pushes the boundaries of her comfort zone.