BC Movement
Arts Society
See our past and upcoming projects
Photo: Cara Tench
Bringing country and city dancing together by facilitating professional contemporary
dance performance, creation residencies
teaching and management.

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 Projects

Residency Program

Various Venues
ON GOING

artist creation residencies with work in process public showings in Sointula, Malcolm Island

FORTRESS + 4 SOLOS - Livona Ellis & Rebecca Margolick

Livona Ellis & Rebecca Margolick
Dec. 17-18; Dec. 21-23, 2021; Jan. 7; Jan. 8, 2022

The explosive talents of these bright young female artists, BC based Livona Ellis and NYC based Rebecca Margolick, are showcased in an evening of solos and their first collaboration, a duet titled Fortress.

NEW Contemporary Dance Series  2021/2022

National & International Dance Artists performing in the North Island Region
December 2021 to June 2022

professional contemporary dance series held throughout the year. FUNDED BY: Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Heritage BC Arts Council/Province of British Columbia, Regional District of Mt. Waddington

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Interested in residency or performing opportunities? Have a project you’d like to discuss?
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