Born in North Vancouver, Madeleine Gilbert, trained at Arts Umbrella where she completed the Arts Umbrella Graduate Dance Program in June 2018. While in the program, she’s had the privilege of working with Crystal Pite, Lesley Telford, and Michael Schumacher, among others. Madeleine attended summer intensives at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, the Gaga Intensive in Tel Aviv, Nuova Officina della Danza (NOD) summer intensive in Turin, Italy, and the Creative Gestures: Collective Composition Lab at the Banff Centre. In June of 2017, she participated in Netherlands Dance Theatre’s/Korzo’s Shortcuts XL, performing Chorus, by Lesley Telford. She also had the privilege of working with Ballet BC on Medhi Walerski’s production of Romeo + Juliet, which premiered in February 2018.