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A Day at the MAC Children’s Festival 2016 June 12, 2016

Thank you so much to the Mission Arts Council for organizing such wonderful day!  Another fantastic local community event today at Heritage Park.   We thoroughly enjoyed it! Enjoy the full videos on our Vimeo Site

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FVAD with the Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir June 3, 2016

Our Pre-Professional Academy students had a wonderful evening performing with the Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir’s concert “Folk Songs Near and Far” at the South Abbotsford Church.  Thank you to FVAD teacher Anton Lykhanov for all of his work in preparing our students for this event.   We are so pleased with this new collaboration and look forward […]

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An evening with Joy Vox Community Choir May 29, 2016

A wonderful new collaboration with Liisa Nessim and Joy Vox Community Choir began this evening as we performed The Piano with Joy Vox, and presented excerpts of a West Side Story medley. Enjoy the full videos on our Vimeo site

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The Simplicity of the Pirouette May 26, 2016

The complexity of the thoughts and movements that need to be considered in order to execute a correct pirouette are very nicely summed up in this excellent illustration Notes on Pirouettes by A Ballet Education.  Visit their site for more of these wonderful sketches.

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What is Production Week? May 25, 2016

Production Week is the week leading up to a main performance.   For the Annual School Performances, Production Week is between the end of classes (Photo Day weekend) and the School Shows.  During this week, there are no classes.  We concentrate entirely on rehearsing for the school shows, practicing quick-changes, and ensuring all costumes, props and […]

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School Show 2016 – Production Week Schedules

View our School Show 2016 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 20-25, as we rehearse every day, for every dance in the School Shows. FVAD […]

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