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Summer Programs

The Summer programs in Performing Arts provide the essential training over the long summer break to ensure students retain their dance fitness and enhance their performance techniques.



Summertime Teachers

Students have an exceptional opportunity to be trained by an international staff of former professional dancers, as well as certified teachers with national diplomas from full-time performing arts and teacher-training colleges.  Learn more about our teachers.

Out-of-Town Students

For out-of-town students, we offer Homestay with our Academy families, or can recommend hotel accommodation at the Best Western Plus Mission City.

Tiny Tots Dance Camps

Enjoy a fun-filled week of dance!  Our dance camps provide a fun and creative environment for younger students to explore movement, musicality and dance-related arts and crafts.

We offer traditional training for your child, providing an introduction to the dance studio in a safe and nurturing environment.  Our Tiny Tots studio has several viewing windows so you can enjoy the experience with your child.

  • August 10-14 (Mon-Fri)
  • August 31-Sep 4 (Mon-Fri)
  • $135 per week of classes

9:00am-11:00am daily in Studio C
Ages 3-5 yrs : No experience necessary

  • Costumed Performance each Friday at 10:45am for Family & Friends.

Junior Dance Camps

For younger students who simply love to dance!  A fun-filled week in the dance studio learning Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Modern Theatre Dance, Jazz, Choreography, Floor Barre, and Creative Movement, plus dance-related arts-and-crafts.

At the Academy, we provide traditional training for your child, in a disciplined and nurturing environment.  And it’s always a great place to make new friends!

  • August 17-21 (Mon-Fri) – 9am-12pm
  • August 31-Sep 4 (Mon-Fri) – 12pm-4pm
  • $195 / $235 per week of classes

Daily in Studio C
Ages 5-8 yrs : Ballet Pre-Primary to Ballet 2 for September (previous experience not required)

  • Costumed Performance Friday (11:45am/3:45pm) for Family & Friends.

Ballet Intensive Levels A-B

Ballet Intensives offer students an opportunity to expand on their dance training with additional exposure to professional performance skills such as balletic mime, stage make-up and choreography. Students have a wonderful opportunity to work directly with choreographers, experiencing first-hand the creative process that is involved in the development of dance.

Our summer intensives enable students to train with former professional dancers, strengthening technique and enhancing artistry.  Students study the highly advanced art of Classical Ballet from the British Royal Ballet School and Russian Vaganova Academy, as well as Modern Theatre Dance, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Character Class, Dance History, Stage Make-up, Balletic Mime, Repertoire, Gymnastique, Floor Barre, and Choreography (*class selection varies per week)

Private and semi-private lessons are also available for students wishing to learn a classical, contemporary or modern solo to take back to their own studios for their upcoming competitive season, or simply to improve their dance quality and repertoire.  Additional fees apply.

Each session includes Presentation Classes on Fridays.  Students may take one week or more weeks.

Observation Classes for Family & Friends all day on Fridays. 

August Ballet Intensive Sessions
  • August 10-14 (Mon-Fri)
  • August 17-21 (Mon-Fri)
  • August 24-28 (Mon-Fri)
  • $800 per 2-week session or $445 for a single week
  • Level-appropriate classes are scheduled 9:00am-5:00pm.

The following is a guide for placement based on upcoming school year…

  • Level A: Ballet 3-5, or equivalent RAD Gr 3+
  • Level B:  Ballet 6-10, or RAD Vocational levels.

Students will be placed in their appropriate level during the first class of each week based on their ability and experience.

Musical Theatre Camps

Join us for an exciting week of singing, acting and dancing, and be part of a mini-musical at the end of the week!  Students have an exceptional experience with lessons in Vocal Training, Chorus, Music Reading, Acting, Character Development, Broadway Dance, and Choreography, while meeting new friends and having a fantastic week of high-energy musical theatre!

  • August 10-14 (Mon-Fri)
  • Friday, August 14 – Musicals presentation
  • $365 per week

9:00am-5pm, Tuesday to Saturday, Studio A

  • Juniors – Ages 7-10 yrs
  • Seniors – Ages 11-18 yrs
  • No experience necessary – students will be divided into groups as needed

Musical Theme: Broadway Medley (subject to change)

  • Performance on Saturday at 4:30pm for Family & Friends.


Do you love to sing, or know someone who does?  Join us this summer for a fabulous week of Vocal Training, Chorus, Harmonies and Music Reading.  This half-day camp is offered within our full-day Musical Theatre Camp.  Learn the techniques that will advance your singing ability and performance techniques.  And you’ll be ready to join the FVAD Children’s Choirs in September!

  • Not available in 2020
  • $195 per week

9:00am-12pm, Monday to Friday, Studio A

  • Juniors – Ages 7-11 yrs
  • Seniors – Ages 12-18 yrs
  • No experience necessary – students will be divided into groups as needed
  • Performance on Saturday for Family & Friends. Register Now!

*Rates include taxes. Fees are due upon registration.
*Fees are refundable if cancellation received in writing at least 30 days prior to session start. *For cancellation within 30 days of session start date, only 50% of fees are refundable.

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