Author Archives: Carolyne

Fraser Valley students invited to top ballet company schools November 21, 2016

Fourteen ballet students at the Fraser Valley Academy of Dance are a step closer to achieving their goals having successfully auditioned for Canada’s top ballet company schools, the most direct route to a professional career.  Considering how few are invited into these prestigious schools, 14 students being accepted from one ballet school in Mission is even more impressive. Isabella Almarez (Hatzic […]

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Academy Newsletter November 2016 November 10, 2016

Keep up to date on all of the latest news with our Academy Newsletter November 2016: Academy Newsletter November 2016

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School of Alberta Ballet Summer 2017 Invitations November 9, 2016

Seven FVAD students have received School of Alberta Ballet Summer 2017 invitations! Audition Success On Sunday, October 30, FVAD students travelled into Vancouver to the Scotiabank Dance Centre for the School of Alberta Ballet Summer 2017 auditions.  These are the first-level auditions for their professional division which provides full-time training for students in academic grades […]

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Dance as Sport or Performing Art? October 30, 2016

Should we view dance as sport or performing art, or both?   If the main goal of a student’s dance training is to win trophies and accolades rather than provide audience entertainment, do we need to re-define some presentations of dance as a sport?  Or is it still a performing art?  Or can it be both? In this series, […]

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Invitations to Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Summer 2017 October 22, 2016

First-level audition Invitations to Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Summer 2017 programs began arriving a few days after the auditions in Vancouver (Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Audition Tour 2017).  The Vancouver audition is considered the first-level audition for RWBS full-time training.  The RWBS accepts students into the residential program for academic school grades 6-12. Within five days, six FVAD Pre-Professional […]

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Dancing for Mission Community Services Seniors October 20, 2016

Our Pre-Professional Academy students enjoyed another lunch-time spent dancing for Mission Community Services Seniors.  On October 20, 2016, they performed at the monthly Lunch with a Bunch event at Carrington House and Suites. Dancing for Mission Community Services Seniors Excerpts from the Nutcracker were presented by students aged 9 to 13 including Clara’s Doll Dance, Party […]

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