News Updates and news from the academy


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FVAD & the Globetrotters – buy tickets now! January 27, 2016

Come out and watch our Senior Contemporary Students performing in the half-time show at the The Original Harlem Globetrotters 90th Anniversary Tour on Feb 26th at the Abbotsford Centre. It’s going to be great fun again this year! More discounted tickets have been made available to us, so it’s not too late to join us. […]

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Summer dance in San Francisco! January 20, 2016

Congratulations to Pre-Professional Academy student Ann Li Jie who has been accepted into the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance summer intensive 2016!

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Reunion at SF Conservatory of Dance Audition January 15, 2016

Pre-Professional Academy student Ann Li Jie at her audition this morning for the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. With Artistic Director Summer Lee Rhatigan and FVAD’s Artistic Director Mr. Carney, who trained together full-time at the Royal Ballet School before they both joined English National Ballet. A wonderful reunion!

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Behind the scenes at YAGP Seattle 2016 January 13, 2016

Behind the scenes at YAGP Seattle…. Checking in with their incredibly helpful staff. Warm-up class in the hotel fitness room. Our FVAD entourage, plus Anton-the-photographer.

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A wonderful weekend at YAGP 2016 Seattle January 11, 2016

A wonderful weekend in Seattle at the regional YAGP 2016. Marin performed beautifully, with over 100 participants (12-14 yr olds) from Canada, US and New Zealand. She placed in the top 12 and received two stunning scores of 98% for artistry and technique. A day of classes with the amazing adjudicators ended the weekend perfectly. […]

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Best wishes for YAGP Seattle 2016 January 7, 2016

Join us in wishing all the best to Pre-Professional Academy student Marin as she performs today at the YAGP 2016 Seattle Regional Semi-Finals! YAGP is considered the world’s largest student scholarship ballet competition with finals in New York City, and adjudicators from major ballet companies.

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