Student News

Keep up-to-date with all of the latest Academy news including student achievements, class updates, and holiday information.

It’s Nutcracker Time – and tickets are still available! December 5, 2015

What a fabulous first day of our Nutcracker weekend!! Nearly 1400 children experienced Mission’s own Nutcracker at the Clarke Theatre on Friday, Dec 4th. Over 200 tickets are still available for each of the performances Saturday, Dec 5th (2pm & 7pm). Purchase at the Clarke Theatre box office one hour before each performance. Box Office: 604-820-3961.

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Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer 2016 November 21, 2015

Summer at Canada’s National Ballet School! Congratulations to Pre-Professional Academy students Priscilla and Marin who were both accepted into Canada’s National Ballet School for Summer 2016!  The summer program is the second-level audition for the full-time Professional Ballet Program. This will be Priscilla’s first summer at NBS.  Marin will be attending for her third consecutive summer. […]

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Observing Remembrance Day November 10, 2015

We are closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Remembrance Day.

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Our New Golden Sugar Plum Fairy | First Professionally-Handmade Tutu November 7, 2015

First Professionally-Handmade Tutu It was a wonderful day at the Academy recently! Our first professionally-handmade tutu arrived for our Golden Sugar Plum Fairy! From the Ukraine to Mission The making of the tutu was organized by one of our Academy ballet teachers, Anton Lykhanov. It was through his connections with the Kharkiv National Opera and Ballet […]

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Making Our New Nutcracker Snowflakes Costumes November 6, 2015

New Look! It was time for new Nutcracker snowflakes costumes. For seven years, we have had the same Nutcracker Snowflakes costumes, adding extra jewels and tulle layers along the way, making do with what we could afford.  This year, we decided it was time for a fresh new look. Having studied many costumes of many classical ballet companies […]

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Halloween Dance Days! | Wear Your Costumes to Class October 30, 2015

We’re having Halloween Dance Days! We’re getting ready for Halloween at the Academy. Wear your costumes to classes this Friday & Saturday and celebrate our Halloween Dance Days!

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