Fraser Valley
Academy of Dance

Superior dance training in classical ballet,
contemporary, modern and tap.


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Our staff and students are very excited about our latest performances! Learn more about all of our upcoming events.

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We're different from other studios ~ in a good way!

Learn all about who we are! Meet our directors, teachers and staff, and learn about our passion for dance and education.

About us

Classes founded on traditional philosophies of dance training

We provide your child with professional training in a traditional environment within a wonderful family atmosphere. Our professional teachers ensure your child reaches their highest potential.


  • FVAD provides a safe, caring and friendly environment where dance is celebrated. Children’s classes are geared specifically towards their age and skill level.

    ~E. and H. Thiessen, Abbotsford BC
  • Every little girl should be able to live her dream of being a ballerina. FVAD allows those dreams to blossom into reality!

    ~T. Norman, Mission BC
  • The friendly, caring and ‘family-like’ atmosphere prompted us to choose FVAD. We love it here!

    ~E. and H. Thiessen, Abbotsford BC
  • At FVAD there are no hidden agendas. You know up-front what you will be paying for the year, including costumes! The year-end production is the best I’ve seen in the Valley - so professional!

    ~T. Norman, Mission BC
  • Every child at FVAD is a genuine individual nurtured to their full potential. They are loved and treated with empathy, compassion and respect.

    ~C. Delves, Mission BC
  • My daughter is always looking forward to her weekly dance classes and she comes out from her dance studio with a big happy smile.

    ~E. Nanistova, Mission BC
  • All aspects of Fraser Valley Academy of Dance are top quality. If you’re looking for a school to advance your child’s level of technique, this is definitely the best.

    ~K Svensk, Mission BC
  • Mr. and Mrs. Carney were extremely friendly and professional, as were all the staff. I love that the school will by all means possible help students to reach their goals and dreams!

    ~C. Lyons, Maple Ridge BC
  • Registration was a breeze thanks to the most helpful administration.

    ~E. Nanistova, Mission BC
  • The performances are so well done that you forget there aren’t professionals hired to perform. I appreciate that there aren’t costume and performances fees on top of tuition.

    ~A. Cau, Mission BC
  • Exceeds expectations! All dancers should consider FVAD.

    ~C. Lyons, Maple Ridge BC
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Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer 2016

Summer at Canada's National Ballet School! Congratulations to Pre-Professional Academy students Priscilla and Marin who were both accepted into Canada's National Ballet School for Summer 2016!  The summer program is the

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CNBS Summer 2016 Acceptance