Guests of Honor

Again this year we will have some guest of honor at GalaCon who you can meet. The list will be updated continuously 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 experiences 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. In June 2017, Ashleigh also released her first solo EP “Gold in You”. 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 improviser 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 three 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, a director on Season 5, and Supervising Director on Season 6. Jim has also voiced the character „Troubleshoes“ in the S5 episode „Appeloosa’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 premiere 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

Michelle Creber
(Actor, voice-over artist, singer)

Michelle Creber is a 17-year old award-winning actor, singer, dancer, musician, songwriter and of course voice-over artist. In „My little Pony: Friendship is Magic“, she is the speaking and singing voice of „Apple Bloom“ and the singing voice for „Sweetie Belle“. Other voice-over credits include „Lucy“ in „Peanuts“ and „Wendy“ in „New Adventures of Peter Pan“. Michelle also had acting roles in series like „Strange Empire“, „Supernatural“, „The Haunting Hour“ and several other TV-movies. Her on-stage appearances include roles in „Annie“ (as Annie), „Dorothy“ in „the Wizard of Oz“ and „Lambchops“ in „Fame“. As a musician, Michelle has contributed to various TV and movie soundtracks including a duet with Billy Joel and several studio albums: Solo CDs and collaboration CDs with Black Gryph0n. Michelle lives in Vancouver, B.C., Canada together with her parents Micheal and Monique Creber.

Michelle on Twitter | Michelle on YouTube | Michelle’s website

Gabriel Brown
(Singer, voice-over artist, musician)

Gabriel Brown (aka Black Gryph0n) is a 27-year old singer, actor, musician, arranger, songwriter, animator and voice-over artist who recently voiced lead roles on „Geronimo Stilton“ and „Becky the Loon“ in Pixar‘s „Finding Dory“. At the age of 18, Gabe joined the U.S. Navy and started training as a SEAL. After sustaining an injury, he switched to the Navy‘s music department, where he was a lead singer with the 7th Fleet band “Orient Express” for 3 years; singing in 12 languages around the eastern hemisphere. After his honorable discharge, Gabe continues to sing on stage and in the studio. Notable credits include soundtrack vocals for „My little Pony: Friendship is Magic“, „Littlest Pet Shop“ and the theme song in „Pac-Man & the Ghostly Adventures“. He recorded the hit album „Immortal“ with his brother „Baasik“ and of course several collab albums together with Michelle Creber like their latest, „Getting Stronger“.

Gabe on Twitter | Gabe on YouTube |  Gabe’s Website

Michelle and Gabe will be accompanied by Michael and Monique Creber.

Michael is a Grammy nominated composer, arranger, producer and pianist who had embraced many different genres. He has toured and performed as a featured guest with many symphony orchestras around North America and internationally with k.d. lang, the Irish Rovers and entertainer Raffi (Michael co-wrote Raffi’s hit song, „Bananaphone“). He has also worked with many other well-known artists and released several original albums.

Michael on Twitter | Michael on IMDB | Michael Creber’s Website

Monique is a versatile and engaging performer with a rich voice who performs on stage on a wide variety of concerts as well as in the studio. She has sung for several TV shows like „My little Pony: Friendship is Magic“, „Martha Speaks“ and „George of the Jungle“. Monique has also sung vocals for several music albums such as „At Home“, „A Creber Christmas“ and her own originals „All for you“. She also stays busy as an artist manager, producer, writer, arranger, choir leader and music teacher and voice coach.

Monique on Twitter | Monique on IMDB | Monique Creber’s Website