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Nutcracker Auditions 2017 August 8, 2017

Nutcracker auditions 2017 are coming soon!! Mark your calendars! ** A Second Audition set has been scheduled for Saturday, September 23: 12:15-12:30 Pre-Primary Ballet & Primary Ballet 12:30-12:45 Grades 1 & 2 Ballet 12:45-1:00 Grades 3 to 6 Ballet Please attend the time above for your class level, dressed in ballet class uniform. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER […]

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Students invited to Ballet Company Schools August 3, 2017

Congratulations to our Academy students invited to ballet company schools! Following successful auditions in the fall of 2016, FVAD Pre-Professional Academy students attended summer ballet intensives at ballet company schools across Canada.  These summer intensives form the second-level auditions for the full-time residential professional training programs of these school.  Several students were successful in their second auditions, receiving […]

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Summer Student Tour 2017 August 2, 2017

It was another fabulous journey this year on our annual Summer Student Tour 2017! Every year, we visit our students who have successfully auditioned to attend ballet company schools across North America.  These summer intensives are the second-level audition for the full-time in-residence professional training programs offered by these international schools.  Of the few hundred […]

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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 already beautiful, so why cover their faces with makeup? Students in our performances shine on stage because they are happy, healthy and well-trained. They wear age-appropriate […]

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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 15 – changes in red) You will find details on makeup in the Performance Handbook, and can also view this post: Does my child […]

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School Show 2017 – Production Week Schedules June 1, 2017

View our School Show 2017 Production Week Schedules for June 19-24, to know when and where we rehearse for the School Shows. It’s nearly time for our School Shows at the Clarke Theatre!  There are no classes during our Production Week, June 19-24, as we rehearse every day, for every dance in the School Shows. Please […]

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