McLelland (MC) Stewart, 16 years old, started dancing when he was five. He began with hip hop and he hasn’t looked back. Over the years MC has added different disciplines to his repertoire including tap, breakdance, jazz, ballet, and contemporary. He enthusiastically embraced contemporary dance while studying at The Landing with Brenna McLaud, and has become an accomplished dancer with commendations from many local competitions, including the Shine Dance Festival’s Most Promising Dancer and a Peak Ultimate Challenge Trophy (with his partner Jessica).
MC has performed at many venues in Vancouver including the PNE, Kitsilano Showboat, Red Robinson Theatre, River Rock Casino, the Vogue Theatre, Rogers Arena and BC Place. He is a member of the Canadian Varsity Hip Hop Champion group FRESHH, and represented Canada at the World Hip Hop Championships in Las Vegas, bringing home a bronze medal. He recently performed as a core dancer for the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.
Currently, MC is apprenticing with Shay Kuebler on his new piece “Karoshi”.
When MC is not dancing, he is playing soccer or studying jujitsu and capoeira.
McLelland loves studying dance and looks forward to continuing to grow and mature as a dancer and as a person.