• ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, ASHLEY SWEETT

    ASHLEY SWEETT is a versatile dance artist from Vancouver, BC. Her ventures have steered her towards training and working professionally throughout Canada and abroad. Ashley was raised in Langley BC with a passion for the performing arts. She received countless awards and scholarships at a provincial level performer during and beyond her adolescent years. After graduating as a dance major from The Langley Fine Arts school, she trained in commercial dance with Source Dance Co. She then studied contemporary dance with Modus Operandi under direction of David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen. She received training in acting at School Creative, Second City Hollywood and ACT2. Ashley founded Sweett Moves which has since led her to produce events such as “Bated Breath” and “Sweett Moves Summer Jam”. She primarily enjoys working with dancers of all ages as a teacher, mentor, adjudicator and recognized choreographer both at home in Vancouver and internationally. Selected TV/FILM and live performance credits include Small Stages 35 (Heather Dotto), Disney (Paul Becker), Nickelodeon (Kelly Konno), Times of India Film Awards (Liz Tookey), Alliance Films, MUCH MUSIC, Michael Buble, PRP Productions and Goldwell Hair. Selected choreography credits include Cirque du Soliel, 2010 Olympic Winter Games, The Lovers Cabaret and recording artists Little India and Hey Ocean. Recently, Ashley co-choreographed alongside Kelly Konno for Season 2 of ‘Lucifer’ (FOXTV). At present, she is directing and curating the next works for The Lovers Cabaret to premiere in the late May 2017, collaborating with Canadian vocalist Marlie Collins as a choreographer for her album release and anticipating a summer full of teaching guest workshops and choreography. She is filled with love and gratitude to have an ever changing and evolving career in the performing arts.

    SELECTED PERFORMANCE CREDITS:

    Disney, Nickelodeon, 2010 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games, Times of India Film Awards, Cirque du Soleil’s One Drop Organization, MAZDA, Kokanee, Goldwell Hair, Vancouver FMA Awards, So You Think You Can Dance Canada, PRP Productions, Pacific National Exhibition, The Lovers Cabaret, The Great Big Boo, CEBC, Vancouver Board of Trade, CFL’s 93rd Annual Grey Cup Parade, BC Lions, Beauty of Expression: Movement Documentary, The Phoenix Benefit Concert, Michael Buble, Nick Canon, Pamela Anderson, Sarah McLachlan, Hey Ocean, Little India, and Addictiv.

    Artistic Director: Ashley Sweett
    Cinematography and editing: Dallas Sauer
    Dancer: Ashley Sweett | Music: “Sweet Thing” by Van Morrison