Dante Ambriel is graduate of UBC, a multi media artist and co-creator and Artist Director of the Stardust Festival, an annual three day festival of original theatre held in July on Denman Island. She is a full member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. She writes, directs, creates stage sets and acts. This year she starred in a one woman play that she wrote that was presented for five nights in Nanaimo which was chosen for the New Waves Festival. She and her partner Tashi Draper create hand forged silver jewelry, silk textiles, porcelain ceramics, paintings, photographs and fine woodworking at their studio complex and Gallery at Flowing Art Studio on Swan Road on Denman Island. Their work is collected world wide.