Ballet Summer Intensive 2018

Register for 3 weeks and get one week for free, before February 28, 2018!

Our Ballet Summer Intensive program 2018 will take place from July 23 through August 10 at the premises of Victoria International Ballet Academy (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

This comprehensive choreography program follows the Vaganova syllabus and includes master classes with renowned international ballet stars and teachers.  Guest teachers will be announced here for 2018.

Classes will be taught by our teachers who have obtained their degrees in Education from the Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg: Ms. Victoria Mironova, founder of Victoria International Ballet Academy, and Ms. Elena Dmitrieva, senior ballet teacher and choreographer of the Academy. In 2018 we will also have Elizabeta Mironova, alumna of our academy and professional ballerina (Moscow State Company, Victoria Ballet Company).  For male’s class, and duet/partnering class we will have Kirill Lordski, alumnus of our Academy and professional ballet dancer.  (Victoria Ballet Company).

Ms. Victoria Mironova, Founder and Principal Teacher for Ballet at VIBA

Toronto ballet. Elena Dmitrieva, M.Ed, ballet teacher of Victoria International Ballet Academy, 2013

Ms. Elena Dmitrieva, Principal Teacher for Ballet and Character Dance at VIBA

The program will include stretching, classical ballet, repertoire, pas de deux, male class, and an end-of-program performance with all participants.

We will also offer weekend day trips to downtown Toronto,  Niagara Falls, and Canada’s Wonderland among others.

You can apply via an in-studio or video audition.  Once you know the results of your audition, you may download your Summer Intensive Registration Form 2018 , fill it in and send it to us.  You will be registered once all fees have been paid. If you would like more information please call us at 1-905-707-7580. We can help you in your own language.

VIBA’s Teacher for Boy’s Technique and Partnering Kirill Lordski

VIBA’s Teacher Elizaveta Mironova

Example of our Schedule

  • 10:00 – 10:50     Stretching

  • 11:00 – 12:30      Ballet Technique

  • 12:30 – 1:30        Lunch

  • 1:30 – 2:30         Variations, Character or Contemporary dance.

  • 2:30 –                  Break

  • 3:00 – 4:30        Repertoire, duets, partnering, male technique, rehearsals for the final performance

The school opens for students’ drop-off as early as 8 a.m. Late pick-up: 5 p.m. Art lessons, and photo sessions are among the activities that will take place on different days throughout these exciting 3 weeks!

3 Week English (ESL) Program

Students who sign up for the 3 Week English as a Second Language Program will receive 20 hours of instruction on campus. A major advantage of our ESL program is that all students are immersed in an English speaking environment and can immediately practice what they have learned in class.

The program will focus on conversation skills and everyday vocabulary through a series of interest based and cultural seminars, grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills.

Fill out the form and we will contact you with more information on Summer Intensive.

Summer Intensive Fees (in Canadian Dollars)

  • Summer Intensive   $690 (per week)

  • Homestay or dormitory  $490 (per week)

  • Transportation to and from Pearson International Airport   $150

  • Weekend day trips   $450

  • 3 Week ESL program   $980

The Home Stay or Dormitory fee includes meals and transportation to and from the school. Transportation to and from Toronto Pearson International airport includes supervision during check-in at the airport.

Dormitory / Home-stay

Subject to availability, you may choose to stay at our dormitory or with a family of one of our students or teachers (Homestay program).  At the dormitory, you will stay in a shared bedroom and enjoy a very pleasant and comfortable common space and a quiet and relaxing backyard surrounded by nature.  At the end of each day of rigorous ballet training you can relax and replenish your energy in this harmonious environment.  After this Summer Intensive you will experience growth in both physical ability and conceptual understanding of ballet.

Common spaceView of the bedroomsView of the back yard