Guests of Honor

Again this year we will have some guest of honor at GalaCon who you can meet. List will be updated continiusly as we announce them. Don’t miss it.

Ashleigh Ball
(Voice actress and singer)

Apart from beeing the voice of Applejack and Rainbow Dash on “Friendship is Magic” or (human) main character Blythe Baxter in “Littlest Pet Shop” she has also an impressive list of voicing characters in Animation, Anime or other film productions. Also she was featured in the documentation film “A Brony Tale” over her expericenes when she first learned about our fandom, produced and directed by a close friend of hers.

Ashleigh Ball also embraces her love for music in the alternative Rock / Pop band “Hey Ocean!” where she sings vocals and plays the transverse flute. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.

Ashleigh Ball on Twitter | Hey Ocean! Facebook page

Kazumi Evans
(Voice Actress, Singer & Dancer)

Kazumi is a singer/actor born and raised in Vancouver, BC, where she has performed in musicals professionally with well-known companies such as Royal City Musical Theatre, Gateway Theatre and the Vancouver Opera, to name just a few. 
As a voice actor, we all know her from “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” as the voice of Octavia and Moondancer and the singing voice of Rarity and Luna, as well as Adagio Dazzle in “Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks”. But she had also many other roles in different productions such as Iris in “Lolirock”, Mad Madeline in “The Deep”, Jan in “Monster Beach”, Amanda in “Dr. Dimensionpants”, Saffi in “Bob the Builder” and Skipper in “Barbie and Her Sisters”

When not performing, Kazumi enjoys long distance running and writing. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Opera Performance from the Vancouver Academy of Music.

Kazumi Evans on Twitter

„Big Jim“ Miller
(Director, Cartoonist)

„Big Jim Miller is a storyboard artist, cartoonist, director and improvisor living in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He has worked primarily as a storyboard artist on Cartoon Network“s  „Ed, Edd n’ Eddy“, where he was a part of all 5 seasons, the 3 holiday specials and the TV movie. He has also done storyboard work on „Kid Vs. Kat“, Capcom’s „Dead Rising 3“ and the Hub’s „My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”.

After starting on MLP, he has since moved on to storyboard supervising seasons 2 and 3 of that series, as well as the „Equestria Girls“ direct to DVD movie. Season 4 of MLP saw Jim promoted to co-director, director on Season 5, and Supervising Director on Season 6. Jim has also voiced the character „Troubleshoes“ in the S5 episode „Appleoosa’s Most Wanted“. 

Jim Miller on Twitter

Katrina Hadley
(Storyboard Artist & Assistant Director)

Katrina Hadley has been working in the animation industry in Vancouver since 2005, primarily as a storyboard artist. In the past she’s worked on at least 14 different shows like: „Edgar and Ellen, „League of Super Evil and the „Monster High“ DVD movies.

She first joined the MLP team as a board artist for „Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks“, and was lucky enough to be asked to draw the illustrations for the end title credits. She’s also done storyboard work for MLP season 5, most notably the premier and 100th episodes. After storyboard supervising „Equestria Girls: Friendship Games“ she sassed her way into being assistant director for „Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree“. Katrina feels incredibly lucky to work on Equestria Girls since it feels like a combination of her 2 greatest loves growing up: My Little Pony and Sailor Moon!

Katrina Hadley on Twitter