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Amber Barton in Meditation. (Debra Lynn photo)

BC Movement Arts: Hieroglyphics and gadgetry

The audience seemed delightedly surprised by what they had just watched

 

Brigadoon Dance Academy Highland dancers McKenzie Ranger, left, Hannah Purtle, Annalise Lam, Finley Robertson, Keltie Willis, Rayani Zoysa, Allison McBride, competed at the ScotDance Canada Championship Series in Regina earlier this month. (Photo submitted)

Highland dancer Vancouver Island’s first Canadian champion in more than 30 years

Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam, 17, first Island dance to accomplish the feat since 1988

 

The BC Movement Arts Society was founded and directed by Mary-Louise Albert. (Submitted photo)

The BC Movement Arts Society: Uniting urban and rural in the North Island

The BCMAS also supports the development of professional dance artists through creation residencies

  • Jul 13, 2022
The BC Movement Arts Society was founded and directed by Mary-Louise Albert. (Submitted photo)
Fortress with Livona Ellis and Rebecca Margolick. (Debra Lynn photo)

BC Movement Arts Society puts on ‘Orwellian’ Dance performance

The evening was a dystopian commentary about our existence, but one that was masterfully done

Fortress with Livona Ellis and Rebecca Margolick. (Debra Lynn photo)
Jacksun Fryer, left and Carlow Rush, Funkanometry, performed on America’s Got Talent the night of June 7. (News Bulletin file photo)

Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry nails audition at America’s Got Talent

Two-minute audition grabs unanimous ‘yes’ from judges

Jacksun Fryer, left and Carlow Rush, Funkanometry, performed on America’s Got Talent the night of June 7. (News Bulletin file photo)
‘The Days’ is coming to the North Island. (Submitted photo)
‘The Days’ is coming to the North Island. (Submitted photo)
Celtic Celebration photos by Debra Lynn

Mount Waddington Highland Dancing Association’s Celtic Celebration takes over Civic Centre

The Port McNeill show on May 29 was postponed due to the all-day power outage

Celtic Celebration photos by Debra Lynn
Rebecca Argolick and Livona Ellis will be performing on the North Island in June. Photo contributed

BC Movement Arts Society brings urban and rural to the North Island for a night of contemporary dance

An evening of solos and duet featuring the explosive talents of bright young female artists

  • May 26, 2022
Rebecca Argolick and Livona Ellis will be performing on the North Island in June. Photo contributed
Funkanometry’s Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer dance at Rainfest 2022 in Duncan City Square in February. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry dances its way onto ‘America’s Got Talent’

World of Dance veterans move their way onto a new stage, will appear on ‘Talent’s’ season 17

Funkanometry’s Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer dance at Rainfest 2022 in Duncan City Square in February. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.

‘Fun, laughter, joy’: B.C. pair take headphone dance parties across the country

Dance With Love set to bring good vibrations from Coast to Coast on cross-Canada tour

Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.
David Cooper photos

North Island dates announced for contemporary dance series

BC Movement Arts is led by co-founder and former professional dancer Mary-Louise Albert

David Cooper photos
(BC Movement Arts Society submitted photo)

Contemporary Dance Series coming to the North Island

The BC Movement Arts Society (www.bcmovementarts.com), based in Sointula on Malcolm Island,…

(BC Movement Arts Society submitted photo)
Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush at the Vancouver Island Exhibition last month. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry dancers put their best feet forward

Central Island dance duo creates series of viral videos

Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush at the Vancouver Island Exhibition last month. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer, right, form the Vancouver Island-based dance duo Funkanometry. They performed at the Mid-Island Co-Op in downtown Parksville on July 23, 2021, for a coming dance video. (Michael Briones photo)

Vancouver Island hip hop dance duo Funkanometry promotes ice cream dream

Nanaimo-based pair work on video in Parksville

Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer, right, form the Vancouver Island-based dance duo Funkanometry. They performed at the Mid-Island Co-Op in downtown Parksville on July 23, 2021, for a coming dance video. (Michael Briones photo)
People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)

Paris hosts test concert letting 5,000 people dance together in arena

It was a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again

People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)
A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)
Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Highland dancers from Port Hardy dance in the Hebridean Challenge for Canada. L-R Emma Harrison, Jerzie Cheetham, Emily Walker, Xandryn Frost and Madison Grenier. (Natasha Griffiths photo)

PHOTOS: Port Hardy’s highland dancers learn new steps

Traditional highland dances re-choreographed for virtual international challenge

Highland dancers from Port Hardy dance in the Hebridean Challenge for Canada. L-R Emma Harrison, Jerzie Cheetham, Emily Walker, Xandryn Frost and Madison Grenier. (Natasha Griffiths photo)
Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?