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APRIL 7, 9, 13, 14, 2024
Campbell River (April 7); Powell River (April 9); Sointula (April 13 & 14)

BC Movement Arts Society presents:  



Canadian premiere tour

SUNDAY APRIL 7th @ 7:30pm - CAMPBELL RIVER - Tidemark Theatre

TUESDAY APRIL 9th at 7:30pm - POWELL RIVER - Evergreen Theatre

SATURDAY APRIL 13th @ 7:30pm - SOINTULA - AJ Elliott Elementary School

SUNDAY APRIL 14th @ 2:30pm - SOINTULA - AJ Elliott Elementary School Gym


FOR SOINTULA  please  EMAIL: OR CALL: 604-970-3206

FOR CAMPBELL RIVER please go to: OR Call: 250-287-7465

FOR POWELL RIVER please call: 604-485-2891 or visit the Recreation Complex - open 6pm to 9pm 7 days a week.


$10 to $34.50 (+ service charges when applicable)

The newest generation of artists of virtuosity and power are set to take the stage next month in Campbell River, PowellRiver and Sointula. AU Tour Dance Company, founded in 2024 by Arts Umbrella, is a new professional contemporary dance repertoire company from Vancouver, featuring 14 exquisite emerging dancers. This exciting new performance and creation company features innovative dance works from international choreographers that enhances and utilizes the skills of emerging dancers from British Columbia and around the globe. These beautiful professional dancers, who all graduated from Arts Umbrella’s world renown professional training program, represents the succession of creative and performing talent that BC arts is cultivating.

Under the artistic direction of Artemis Gordon, the company’s repertoire reflects the themes and influences of contemporary art and culture.

“We could not be prouder to be presenting BC’s newest professional repertoire company, a much-needed and very important addition to BC’s and Canada’s dance landscape!” says BC Movement Arts’ Artistic & Executive Director and Co-Founder, Mary-Louise Albert.

The company’s debut will feature an evening of mixed repertoire from four international choreographers, each well-established and accomplished in their respective style. In an event heralding the burgeoning cultural scene on the West Coast, AUCompany is proud to announce its inaugural performance. The evening promises to be a rich tapestry of artistic expression, featuring a diverse collection of works from four distinguished international choreographers.

This collaboration is emblematic of the vibrancy taking root in the region's performing arts community, reflecting a flourishing environment that nurtures emerging talents.Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast are quickly becoming recognized as dynamic landscapes where the performing arts thrive and evolve.

Join us for a transformative evening where passion and creativity converge, igniting inspiration for the next generation of performers and audiences alike.



Fernando Hernando Magaden


Fernando Hernando Magadan is a Spanish dancer and choreographer who has created several works, including pieces for Netherlands Dans Theatre 1 and 2, the Curve Foundation Dance Company (Scotland), Luna Negra Dance Theater (Chicago), Cross Connection Ballet Company (Copenhagen), Ballet Mainz(Germany), Donlon Dance Company (Saarbruecken), Arts Umbrella Dance Company and Ballet BC (Vancouver), and Korzo Theater (The Hague).

Sharon Eyal


Sharon Eyal was a performer, associate director, and resident choreographer with the Batsheva Dance Company for many years before becoming an independent choreographer in 2009. Sharon Eyal has created over 30 choreographies for renowned companies worldwide. Her own company, L-E-V, co-founded with Gai Behar, is based in France.

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui


Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is a Belgian dancer, choreographer, and director. He has made over 50 choreographic pieces and received two Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production, three Ballet Tanz awards for best choreographer (2008, 2011, 2017), the KAIROSPrize (2009) and the Europe Prize Theatrical Realities (2018).


Rebecca Margolick


Rebecca Margolick is a dancer and choreographer based in New York and raised in Vancouver, Canada. Her solo and multidisciplinary works have been represented in Turkey, Dominican Republic,Mexico, Germany, France, Costa Rica, Poland, Bulgaria, Israel, and around the U.S. and Canada. She was named Top 25 to Watch in 2021 Dance Magazine. She danced with Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2012-2016 and currently works as an independent dancer and choreographer, which includes an upcoming new creation for the Oregon Ballet Theatre for its 2024 Season.


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(BCMAS) is thrilled to continue the North Island Contemporary Dance Series featuring Canadian and international dance artists and multi-week artist residencies. For the 2023/2024 season we are continuing to expand our annual series by featuring diverse and acclaimed dance artists and multi-week dance creation residencies.


BC Movement Arts Society is grateful for the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Canadian Heritage, Province of British Columbia, and the BC Touring Council.


This Season, we are proud to be part of the  Business of the Arts’ ArtsVest Program and are thankful for its matching funds to help us bring arts and cultural programming to rural and remote communities.  We gratefully acknowledge our corporate sponsorship partners.

For our 2023/2024 Season, we welcome and are thankful for the sponsorship of Couverdon Real Estate as well as hotel support from The Comfort Inn, Campbell River and the Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel.

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