Parent Pointers

Learn of helpful hints, tips and tricks for navigating with ease through the Academy year. Make the transition to an Academy parent seamless with our blog for parents!

Does my child need to wear performance makeup? June 14, 2017

Performance makeup is necessary for professional dancers, but not essential for children.  At FVAD, we strongly believe that children should be children as long as possible.  We believe that children are...

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School Show 2017 – Hair Makeup Footwear

Please refer to the information in the link below for hair, makeup and footwear requirements for the Primary-Junior School Show and Junior-Senior School Show 2017... FVAD Hair-Makeup-Footwear List 2017 (last updated June...

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New Dress Codes for 2017 April 12, 2017

We're very excited to announce our new dress codes being introduced over the next two years in wonderfully bright new colours and styles! For 2017-18, we have new leotards and colours...

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Registration 2017-18 April 11, 2017

Registration 2017-18 begins April 15, and opens for new students on May 1. Class Schedules The printable class schedule is now online for viewing.  The online class schedule will be accessible...

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When is Dance a Performing Art? January 21, 2017

In our previous post (Dance as Sport or Performing Art?), we set out the difference between sport and performing art.  To now answer the question, "when is dance a performing art?", we must understand...

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School Snow Closures December 8, 2016

As winter weather approaches Mission, it will be helpful to be aware of our procedures for school snow closures. Determining School Snow Closures If the Mission School District closes schools in the morning...

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