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
AU Tour Dance Company, founded in 2024 by Arts Umbrella, is a new professional contemporary dance repertoire company from Vancouver, featuring the newest generation of artists of virtuosity and power!
Five of BC’s top commercial dance artists in an evening showcasing their skillful versatility in Hip Hop, Tap, and Contemporary Jazz: ZACHARY BURKE, KIARA MCILRAVEY, JULIEN NAUD, BRENNA HOMAN AND SHANE SIMPSON.