Author Archives: Carolyne

Blue Danube Clarinet Ensemble October 13, 2017

On October 13, we were very pleased to begin a new collaboration with Mr. Christopher Lee and his 11-piece clarinet ensemble.  At the James Shadbolt Theatre in Deer Lake Park, Burnaby, our Pre-Professional Academy III students performed Mr. Carney’s choreography of Blue Danube Waltz accompanied by clarinets.  A wonderful first of what we hope to be […]

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You Belong Here October 10, 2017

You Belong Here.  For the start of our 10th year, we have re-branded the Academy with a new logo and new slogan.  “You Belong Here” encompasses what makes the Academy special to us, beyond the training and the classes.  We have strived to create a safe, inclusive environment where our families feel a sense of […]

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FVAD Student earns 1st at WBAC GrandPrix 2017 October 7, 2017

FVAD PPA III student, Miki Takahashi, placed 1st at the WBAC GrandPrix 2017 semi-finals in Seattle.

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SPUD.ca Fundraising October 1, 2017

SPUD.ca fundraising is now supporting our Academy! This September, we partnered with spud.ca and launched an ongoing fundraiser for our Academy.  In our 10th year, we have finally found an ethical, healthy, local organization that we can support.  By including one of the fundraising boxes with your groceries (go to spud.ca/fundraising or Home->Fundraising on spud.ca), […]

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National Ballet School invites FVAD student September 4, 2017

Canada’s National Ballet School invites FVAD student Isabella to full-time training in their internationally-renowned professional program in Toronto. At 13, Isabella is one of the very few students accepted each year into the internationally-renowned professional program at NBS.  Living in residence, she will complete her academics at their school while continuing towards a career as a professional […]

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Master workshops with Stephana Arnold September 3, 2017

We are thrilled to offer Master workshops with Stephana Arnold at our Academy for 2017-18! A graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School, Miss Stephana danced with the National Ballet of Canada for several years before becoming First Soloist with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, and then Principal Dancer with Ballet BC. Miss Stephana is […]

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