Ashley is happy to share a glimpse into the adventures her career has taken. She has been lucky to travel around Canada, the States and on International Waters.
She has had a lot of unique opportunities working with a broad range of companies in theatre, commercial, film/television and live performance.
Along the way she has grown as a artist and ever more as a person. She shares her performing experience with her students and loves making original choreography.
This page is a summary of the select productions she has been a part of. It features photos, videos and some special projects she captured, edited, been a apart of, and produced herself.
Mamma Mia 2022
Ashley is happy to be back onstage in Mamma Mia at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre in Edmonton after two long years of a pandemic. She is thrilled to make her debut at the theatre and will be understudying both Ali & Lisa (both with set dates to go on). She opened the show as Lisa, as a cast member recovered from covid. She was extremely grateful for the support from her cast and crew. Hearing the live audience again has been surreal and rewarding. She is excited to spend three months in a new city. The show will run until June 26th. Come Check it out!
Canadian Tire Christmas Trail 2021
Ashley made this holiday season extra special working as the Ice Princess and Ballerina Tinsel on Canadian Tire's Christmas Trail. The trail ran 1.5km long and was drive-through only at $25 a car. All proceeds were donated to Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. Make sure to add this to the list next season. You won't want to miss this beautiful interactive experience.
Catch Ashley as Core #9 dancing along with Core #10 Jak Barradell on Apple Tv Plus. You won't want to miss these 6 episodes. Starring: Cecily Strong, Keegan Michael Key, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Clumming, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, and more.
On a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship, a couple discovers a magical town living in a 1940's musical; they then learn that they can't leave until they find true love.
Premiered: July 16th, 2021
Created by: Cinco Paul; Ken Daurio
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Choreography by: Christopher Gattelli
Music by: Cinco Paul; Chistopher Willis
Jovi Photography 2021
Ashley and her partner Evan Won a "Couple Photoshoot Contest". She highly recommends this company. Micheal Aucoin brought out the best in them. He captured their artistry, passion, love, style, and connection towards each other. Here are a few favourites!
Give - A - Day Fundraiser
Enjoy this joyful, passionate piece created for a virtual show on March 25th, 2021.
Filmed and Edited by: Brick by Brick Studios.
Music Written and Sung by: Evan Benyacar
Choreography by: Ashley St. John & Evan Benyacar
Schmigadoon: New TV Series Oct/Nov 2020
For the next two months, Ashley will be filming in Vancouver as a Chorus Performer singing and dancing in a new Musical comedy series. She will be working with Tony Award-winning Choreographer: Christoper Gattelli and a stellar cast. More details can be found on:
Ashley is beyond excited and grateful for this opportunity. This is a dream job for her and one for her bucket list.
Save the Arts
During these uncertain times Ashley has been finding new ways to connect with artists virtually. She has partaken in a number of projects and has been creating her own work.
Save the Arts
If the World Was Ending...
Like It's Christmas
I Like Me Better
Celebrity Equniox 2020 - Specialty Dancer - Celebrity Cruise Entertainment
Ashley spent seven weeks in the Royal Caribbean Studios in North Miami where she learned 3 production shows and 3 theme nights. She boarded the ship on February 29th, 2020 and completed 2 out of 3 weeks of install before the ship was halted due to the outbreak of the pandemic: Covid-19. What started as a one month hiatus without guest aboard, turned into 72 days stuck at sea, isolation to a guest cabin, 5 ship transfers and 0 ports seen. She arrived home safely on May 24th, 2020 on a Canadian Embassy Flight from Barbados. During this time she got creative and explored some new choreography and ideas through dance, movement and editing.
Tinker's Toy Factory/Les Production Haul-Vol 2019
Ashley spent her holidays spreading joy at Winterfest. She was the dance caption alongside Cirque Du Soleil's choreographer Julie Perron (Choreographer of Volta). Ashley played the character Bow, where she was singing, acting, dancing, and tumbling her way to the true meaning of the Christmas.
Charlottetown Festival 2019
Ashley spent four beautiful months on the Island in one of her favourite spots with her partner Evan Taylor Benyacar. She performed in Kronborg: The Hamlet Rock Musical, played Gertie Pye in Anne of Green Gables and made her Swing debut in Mamma Mia. She performed 16/30 shows covering 5 out of her 7 tracks. Ashley was the first female to tumble in Anne. She was awarded the 2019 Don Harron Scholarship a part of the 43rd annual Maud Whitmore Scholarship Fund Variety Concert for acting classes on camera.