In some ways, food can be considered one of the earliest art forms. Cooking is a form of expression. It requires skill, attention, and intention. It’s thoughtful. Not only can you imagine the plate as your canvas and food as your medium, cooking is a cultural experience. A form of artistic expression, creativity in the kitchen allows a chef to design an experience for her guests. In the same way an actor interprets the lines in a play or a painter human emotions, a chef can combine their technical skills with their own unique twist to produce delectable dishes
Tradition with a Twist. Arts Umbrella Dance Company presents this modern retelling of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at the Vancouver Playhouse.
Come celebrate the actor’s process with Arts Umbrella Theatre & Music this December. Students from our Troupe and Intensive programs will take to the stage to pull back the curtain on what they’ve been working on during Fall Session.
Splash 2018 is Arts Umbrella’s annual must-attend art auction & gala. All proceeds go towards inspiring creativity among young people across Vancouver, BC.
Students from our Architecture Summer Intensive will be exhibiting their work at BTY Group’s 40th anniversary celebration at Performance Works. There, students will get the opportunity to share their work with some of Vancouver’s leading architects.
‘This Is An Illusion’ is the culminating exhibit for our 2018 Visual Art Summer Intensive scholarship students. This three-week intensive is operated in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery and with generous support from Lesley Stowe and Geoffrey Scott
Summerstage presents the Tony Award winning musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Held on June 25th at Point Grey Golf & Country Club, the Nicola Wealth Management Invitational to Benefit Arts Umbrella raised more than $240,000 in net proceeds. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our title sponsor, Nicola Wealth Management, and to the many sponsors, donors, volunteers, golfers, and committee members who … Continued
An annual festival celebrating the boundless creativity of young minds through performances, showcases, and exhibits.
Celebrate our visual artists’ accomplishments. After months of exploration and experimentation in classes ranging from drawing and painting, to mixed media and sculpture, to photography and animation, Arts Umbrella’s Spring session students are ready to display their works to friends, family, and the public. With such a broad range of art forms and projects, we … Continued
Registration for round two of Arts Umbrella’s 2018 Theatre Auditions and callbacks are now open. The auditions will take place Sunday September 9 at Arts Umbrella Granville Island. Four time slots are available – 10:00AM, 11:45AM, 2:00PM, and 3:45PM – maximum 10 auditions per time slot. Spaces fill up quickly. Pick your time slot and … Continued
Join us for Arts Umbrella year end dance performance, when we celebrate the accomplishments and achievements of all of our young dancers over the past 10 months. This year, Arts Umbrella Dance presents The Little Prince – a beloved story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry about a grown-up meeting his inner child. 2018 Parent Recital Handbook … Continued
Arts Umbrella South Surrey Teen Scholarship students present “Personal Public”. Through mentorship and exploration, students in this full scholarship program find out what it takes to succeed in the visual arts world. Participants build their portfolio for post-secondary school applications and the program concludes with this public exhibition.
BE MOVED. May 24-26, 2018 Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton Street Arts Umbrella Dance Company’s Season Finale is the culmination of months of exploration and rehearsal of bold and innovative works created for AUDC dancers by leading International and Canadian choreographers. Expect extraordinary, cutting-edge performances. Buy Tickets: Thurs, May 24, 7:30 PM Fri, May 25, 7:30 … Continued
Join us for 5 fabulous productions that will inspire and entertain audiences of all ages, including Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Oklahoma, and more.
Arts Umbrella photography students are on display! We’re thrilled that seven young photographers from Alex Waber’s Digital Photography class will be exhibiting at Remington Gallery as part of the Capture Photography Festival this April. In class, there was an emphasis on understanding the foundations of photography, so in the true spirit of learning and critique, … Continued
Arts Umbrella Dance Company performs new and innovative works-in-progress by leading Canadian and International choreographers alongside featured special guest artists. Limited seating. Tickets: $10 Tickets available at the door. Special Guests: January 14 – TBA February 11 – TBA March 4 – TBA April 15 – TBA
Mar 2–4, 2018 Performance Works 1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island The Arts Umbrella Theatre and Music Department present performances by the students in the Conservatory, Pre-Professional and Intensive Theatre Programs. Performances include Guys and Dolls Jr, Previews of our Year End Shows (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Oklahoma, The Phoenician Women, Outside In, and Missing) … Continued
This February 14, 2018 Arts Umbrella invites you to join us for free art classes. Enjoy a creative morning featuring movement, music, and art-making. Young artists ages 2-5 can take part in Lunar New Year-themed classes and Valentine’s Day-themed classes, sparking imagination for a love for the arts. Classes are offered at both Arts Umbrella … Continued
Free Preview of Arts Umbrella’s New Art Immersion December 12, 2017 Arts Umbrella Granville Island Looking for a preschool alternative in Vancouver for your little one? Passionate about the arts? Arts Umbrella’s new Art Immersion Program will give your child a creative kick-start to kindergarten. Every morning from Monday to Friday, little artists will … Continued