Sofia is an Artist and Dancer based in Vancouver. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she began dancing from a young age. She was trained in different forms of Middle Eastern and Latin Folklore dance and grew up travelling across Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico and Canada. She has been recognized by the Canadian Iranian Foundation, The Venezuelan Canadian Society of BC, and the Dogwood District for her artistic practices in Vancouver.
While working toward a Developmental Psychology Degree from Simon Fraser University, Sofia has had the opportunity to share her knowledge of early childhood development through art at Arts Umbrella. Sofia has also been heavily involved with the Theatre Production department at SFU where she has been a part of the stage management team for a variety of shows. Sofia is very excited to continue growing as an artist and happy to be part of the Arts Umbrella family.