Alena Loboda Victoria Ballet Academy is a very special place for me. This is where I first encountered ballet at the age of 13 and a half, and ever since then, it became my passion and my life. I was able to experience the most professional and serious training that the school has to offer when I was accepted to the Day School program. The academy quickly became a second home for me; it was the place where I took academic classes, dance classes, attended rehearsals, and made friends. I am forever grateful to my dance teachers, Victoria Mironova and Elena Dmitrieva who instilled in me the determination, self-discipline, attention to detail, and courage necessary to pursue my dreams. Their tremendous love for ballet inspired me to always give 100% [...]
This Friday, August 9, our Ballet Summer Intensive will come to an end with a beautiful performance by all students who have enjoyed these last three weeks of their summer with us. All parents are invited to come at 4 p.m. and see what their kids have been working on for the last three weeks. After the show we will present all dancers with a certificate. At Victoria International Ballet Academy, we would like to thank everybody who participated and made this a wonderful Summer Intensive. We hope everybody has learned and improved their dancing skills with our great teachers, and that you will continue being part of our great family during our after-school programs, our academic and artistic day school, or during our next Summer Intensive 2014!
Keeping Kids Safe Online A message from Victoria International Ballet Academy Written by Mrs. Thalassinos, mother of two young ballerinas Internet – The door that never locks: The web can be a wonderful place once we understand the dangers involved. We use it in different ways to educate our ballet students. Children can see ballet dancers in all parts of the world and freely communicate with them, exchange pictures and videos. Foreign and non-local students audition for our programs online, avoiding expensive and time consuming traveling. However, we should always remember that while the internet is like an open door to a world of great information, communication and entertainment, it can also be a direct passage to danger. With the summer here, chances are our children will have more leisure [...]