Photo: Cara Tench
Presenting professional local, national and international dance performances and facilitating dance creation residencies and free workshops in culturally underserved and economically depressed rural/remote coastal communities of British Columbia.

We acknowledge that BCMAS is located within the unceded Kwakwaka’wakw territories of the ‘Namgis, Kwakiutl, and Mamalilikala Nations.
Our Story

Who we are

Led by seasoned dance artist and festival director Mary-Louise Albert, an artistic associate and a Board of Directors and advisors of professional and community dance enthusiasts.

photo Chuck Wilt of UNA Productions
resident artist November 2019

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Photo: Maxx Berkowitz

Based in Sointula, Malcolm Island, British Columbia, Canada

Sointula is an isolated village on Malcolm Island in British Columbia, Canada. Lying between Vancouver Island and the British Columbia mainland, northeast of Port McNeill and not far from Alert Bay. We acknowledge that BCMAS is located within the unceded Kwakwaka’wakw territories of the ‘Namgis, Kwakiutl, and Mamalilikala Nations.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Graveyards and Gardens

Vanessa Goodman & Caroline Shaw
September 5, 6, 7, 8, 2024

Graveyards and Gardens is a collaborative performance installation conceived, created and performed by Grammy Award winning composer, violinist, vocalist Caroline Shaw and award-winning choreographer and dancer Vanessa Goodman.

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