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Student Achievements

FVAD student achievements, under Mr. Carney’s direction, have included invitations to prestigious international dance company schools and performing arts colleges, many with scholarship awards.

Canada’s National Ballet School (Toronto)

PPA II Student - Marin - National Ballet School

FVAD student Marin at Canada’s National Ballet School

  • 2017 – Isabella Almarez – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Jasia Greenan – Summer Intensive (qualified)
  • 2016 – Marin Greenan – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2016 – Priscilla Gubiotti – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2015 – Marin Greenan – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2014 – Marin Greenan – Summer Intensive (attended)
FVAD students invited to ballet company schools across Canada.

PPA students invited to full-time programs 2017

  • 2017- Isabella Almarez – full-time professional program (attending)
  • 2014- Marin Greenan – full-time professional program (invited)
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FVAD student Marin with Mr. Carney, Ms. Jackie Barrett, and the Principals of the National Ballet of Canada

Royal Winnipeg Ballet School (Winnipeg)

  • 2016-18 – Marin Greenan – full-time Professional Division (attending) – RWBS scholarship
  • 2017-18 – Brooke Thomas – full-time Professional Division (attending)
  • 2017-18 – Anna Neudorf – full-time Professional Division (invited)
  • 2017 – Anna Neudorf – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Brooke Thomas – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Grace Loewen – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Lindsay Kim – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Isabella Almarez – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2017 – Chase Bradley – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2017 – Priscilla Gubiotti – Summer intensive (invited)
  • 2016 – Elle Penner – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2016 – Tiffany Reitsema – Summer Intensive (waitlist)
  • 2015 – Marin Greenan – Summer Intensive (invited) – full scholarship and invitation awarded by RWBS at Surrey Festival of Dance
  • 2013 – Erik Bruendl – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2013 – Erik Bruendl – full-time professional program (invited)

Royal Ballet School (London, England)

  • 2016 – Kaylie Conner [PPA alumna] – Covent Garden Summer Program (attended)

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance

Ann Li Jie - SFCD 2016 Audition

FVAD student Ann Li Jie with Mr. Carney and Ms. Summer Lee Rhatigan, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance

  • 2016 – Ann Li Jie Vennes-Ouellet – Summer Intensive (attended)

Joffrey Ballet School (New York City)

Ann Joffrey School 2015

FVAD student Ann Li Jie at the Joffrey Ballet School

  • 2015 – Marin Greenan – full ballet trainee program (invited)
  • 2015 – Kaylie Conner – full ballet trainee program (invited)
  • 2015 – Ann Li Jie Vennes-Ouellet – Summer Intensives (NYC) (attended)
  • 2015 – Marin Greenan – Summer Intensives (NYC & all locations) (invited)
  • 2015 – Kaylie Conner – Summer Intensives (NYC & all locations) (invited)
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FVAD student Ann Li Jie with American in Paris leads Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild, courtesy of a surprise backstage tour arranged by Mr. Carney.

L’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebec

  • 2016 – Tiffany Reitsema – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2015 – Ann Li Jie Vennes-Ouellet – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2014 – Ann Li Jie Vennes-Ouellet – Summer Intensive (attended)

Boston Ballet School (Boston)

  • 2013 – Brooke Helders – Summer Program 

Gelsey Kirkland Academy (New York City)

  • 2013 – Kaylie Conner – Pre-Professional Intensive (invited)
  • 2013 – Marin Greenan – Pre-Professional Intensive (invited)
  • 2013 – Anna Whitlock – Pre-Professional Intensive (invited)
  • 2013 – Mikayla Stoker – Junior Intensive (invited)
  • 2013 – Isabelle St-Martin – Fast-track Intensive (invited)

School of Alberta Ballet (Calgary)

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FVAD student Kaylie at the School of Alberta Ballet

  • 2018-19 – Andrew Delves – Professional Division (invited) – full scholarship
  • 2015-18 – Kaylie Conner – Professional Division (attending) – scholarship awards from School of Alberta Ballet and BC Arts Council
  • 2015 – Carissa Selbie – Professional Division (invited)
  • 2014 – Kaylie Conner – Professional Division (invited)
  • 2013-14 – Amanda Sheffield – Professional Division (attended)
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FVAD student Carissa at the School of Alberta Ballet

  • 2018 – Andrew Delves – Summer Intensive (invited) – full scholarship
  • 2017 – Abigail Delves – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Andrew Delves – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Katherine Rogalski – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Allison Delves – Summer Dance Intensive (attended)
  • 2017 – Elle Penner – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2017 – Tiffany Reitsema – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2017 – Alycia Wilson – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2016 – Elle Penner – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2016 – Selah Lyons – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2015 – Kaylie Conner – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2015 – Carissa Selbie – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2015 – Ann Li Jie Vennes-Ouellet – Summer Intensive (invited)
  • 2014 – Kaylie Conner –  Summer Intensive (attended) – full scholarship and invitation awarded at Surrey Festival of Dance
  • 2013 – Amanda Sheffield – Summer Intensive (attended)
  • 2013 – Kylie Janz – Summer Intensive (attended)

Rambert School of Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance (London, England)

  • 2011 – 2014 Mikayla Petty – 3-year diploma program (graduated)

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS)

Abigail - Cast of TUTS 2016

FVAD student Abigail at the audition for TUTS Beauty and the Beast

  • 2016 – Abigail Delves – Beauty & the Beast – Cast Member in Kids Ensemble (invited)
  • 2016 – Abigail Delves – TUTS Musical Theatre Camp (attended)

Randolph Academy of Performing Arts (Toronto)

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FVAD alumna Sarah with Mr. Carney and Mr. George Randolph at the Randolph Academy

  • 2014-2016 – Sarah Stewart – 3-year diploma program (graduated)

Students who were invited into a program but chose not to attend are noted above as (invited).