Lily Gentile (She/Her) is currently studying at Arts Umbrella in Vancouver, BC under the direction of Artemis Gordon. Throughout her dance journey she has worked with artists including Crystal Pite, Johan Inger, and Fernando Magadan. In 2019, Lily studied for three weeks under the Mariinsky Ballet in St.Petersburg, Russia. She was also a contestant of So You Think You Can Dance Junior. Lily came to Arts Umbrella in 2021 from New York where she studied Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Contemporary dance in two pre-professional programs at once: Forrest Academy of Ballet and Kanyok Arts Initiative. She has spent her summers studying at various intensives including Arts Umbrella, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Dutch National Ballet. In the summer of 2022, Lily participated in Arts Umbrella’s Holland tour, performing collaborative work with the Dutch National Ballet Academy.