July sets a different pace at Arts Umbrella, filled with summer intensives, summer camps, and summer fun. And around the city, July events offer something a little different too – from a Disney blockbuster featuring our very own Paul Moniz de Sá to sculpture exhibits at Van Dusen Botanical Garden.

  • Hair the Musical
    Jun 16-Jul 2, 2016
    The Renegade Arts Company launches its first theatrical production, presenting the much-loved hippie-era rock musical. With AU instructor Cassady Ranford. The Shop Theatre, 125 E 2nd Ave – Tickets
  • The BFG
    Opens Jul 1, 2016
    Paul Moniz de Sá, Artistic Director Theatre & Music, appears in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG – which opened to rave reviews Jul 1. Watch for Paul as the gruesome giant Meatdripper! Movie theatres everywhere
  • Work by 5 sculptors
    Jul 14-Aug 1, 2016
    5 artists, including Suzy Birstein. Opening Jul 14, 7-9 pm. The Gallery at Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
  • Sculptors’ Society of BC show at VanDusen
    Jul 29-Aug 1, 2016
    Demos and exhibits at the lovely botanical garden. Opening Jul 28, 5:30-8pm. Van Dusen Gardens, 5251 Oak St.


  • The Concert I Never Gave…(except for, like, 2000 times in my bedroom)
    Aug 5-6, 2016
    An Evening with Eric McCormack in support of Prostate Cancer Canada.  Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville St. – Tickets

Hey, arts fans!

Former students, instructors, assistants, accompanists – did we miss you? We’d love to share listings about any upcoming performances, exhibitions, talks, shows, or arts events. Tell us about it by email: communications@artsumbrella.com