Nevan Boyden (He/Him) was born in Vancouver, BC, where he trained with the Arts Umbrella Boys Only Dance Program from the age of six. From 2016-2020, Nevan attended the Arts Umbrella Pre-Professional Training Program. During this time he worked with artists such as Wen Wei Wang, Josh Martin and Eric Beauchesne. In 2021, Nevan was accepted into the Arts Umbrella Post Secondary Program where he performed pieces by Crystal Pite, William Forsythe and Marco Goecke, among others. In 2022, Nevan joined Arts Umbrella on their 2022 Holland Tour. During his time at Arts Umbrella Nevan was awarded the BC Arts Council Scholarship, Azra Young Scholarship, Creative Launchpad, and The Canadian Dance Assembly Resilience Fund, all of which have enabled him to continue with his professional development.