Ashleigh Powell
Ballet Instructor

Ashleigh Powell is a Toronto-based dancer, teacher and choreographer. Her ballet training encompasses three ballet styles, having studied Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D), Cecchetti, and Vaganova syllabi at the Kanata School of Ballet.


Ashleigh served as Resident Choreographer for the Toronto Youth Theatre for three years, where she choreographed eight full-scale musical productions. Her work has also been featured at Hart House Theatre (Hamlet, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), the Classical Theatre Project (Macbeth), and Canopy Theatre (As You Like It).

Ashleigh holds an Honours degree in History and Sociology from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the National Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program. She has recently completed her Advanced II examinations and teaching qualifications with the R.A.D and Cecchetti Society.

In 2008, Ashleigh received the Carole Chadwick Award for teaching and achieved qualifications with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.