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
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.
artist creation residencies with work in process public showings in Sointula, Malcolm Island
Two beautiful dance works: 'Solo for Orpheus' draws inspiration from the myth of Orpheus to create a contemporary comment on Orpheus as the mimesis of an artist. 'Hourglass' is a quartet set to Piano Études by the celebrated minimalist Philip Glass
BC Movement Arts Society is proud & honoured to be presenting and traveling with the T'sasala Cultural Group from ‘Namgis Nation/Alert Bay in this wonderful Cultural Sharing with the 'Namgis, Oweekeno and Heiltsuk Nations in Bella Bella