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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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Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Audition Tour 2017 October 17, 2016

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Audition Tour 2017 arrived in Vancouver on Sunday, October 13 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre.   Hundreds of dedicated ballet students across the country participate in the audition tour hoping to enter this prestigious training centre. To be eligible to audition, ballet students need to be at least 10 years old at December […]

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Academy Newsletter October 2016 October 10, 2016

Keep up-to-date with our Academy newsletter October 2016: Academy News – October 2016

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