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How to be Prepared for a Successful Class

By | February 29th, 2016|Academy|

PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR A SUCCESSFUL BALLET CLASS Our lives are so hectic, and it is not always easy to bring our children to their after school activities.  In general, some of the common reasons why children are late or miss classes are: Parents have to leave work late. Traffic on roads (especially in the winter) Children who are not ready on time. Even though we understand that every now and then these circumstances may arise, we would nevertheless like to reinforce why it is so important for your child to be on time for ballet class. At school and at home  we always try to teach good habits for a successful life, for example, you teach your child to be organized, clean, respectful, disciplined and attentive. All these good [...]

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SUMMER CAMP 2016

By | January 22nd, 2016|Academy|

THIS SUMMER LEARN BALLET AND HAVE FUN AT VIBA! This summer of 2016 bring your children to Victoria International Ballet Academy, they will cultivate their love for dance and their enthusiasm for learning. Summer Camp is offered for children aged 4 to 8.  Besides taking Ballet and Stretching classes, campers will enjoy music, arts and crafts and other fun activities. WHEN – In 2016, our Summer Camp will run from July 25 through August 12, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with free extended hours.  The school’s spacious facilities, exceptional ballet studios, dining area where children can enjoy the warm lunch we provide and our transportation service (optional) to and from home, make our camp an excellent opportunity for children to enjoy and learn during their summer vacation. Each new child will be [...]

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International Ballet Festival Dance Open

By | January 14th, 2016|Academy|

DANCE OPEN IN ST. PETERSBURG  Victoria International Ballet Academy would like to invite all students, their parents and friends to join us in our school trip to the International Ballet  Festival DANCE OPEN in St. Petersburg, the capital of Russian ballet. We will depart on April 19, 2016, after our performance in Cinderella. All the students who have been to this trip have really enjoyed every part of it!   It is a memory for life!    Itinerary of the International Ballet Festival  the 15th International Ballet  Festival DANCE OPEN (20-26 April 2016) 19.04.2016 Departure from Pearson Airport   20.04.2016 Arrival at the St. Petersburg airport and hotel accomodations. Dinner at the hotel   21.04.2016 Breakfast Opening Ceremony with festival organizers Master class (1.5 hrs) Lunch at a nearby restaurant Sightseeing City Tour [...]

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Pictures with Dancers after the Nutcracker Shows

By | January 14th, 2016|Academy|

Dear friends, If you participated in the photo session with our ballet dancers after The Nutcracker please go to Victoria Ballet Company's website where you will find all pictures taken after the show. We hope you enjoyed this show and we invite you to attend Victoria Ballet Company’s Cinderella on April 16 (2 p.m.) and 17th (at 7 p.m) at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.   You will also have an opportunity to take a picture with our dancers after the show. Enjoy your picture! Follow us on FaceBook !

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Please Meet Elizaveta Mironova

By | November 30th, 2015|Academy|

THE MAKING OF A PROFESSIONAL BALLERINA We would like to introduce you to Elizaveta Mironova, a Canadian ballerina who graduated from Victoria International Ballet Academy in 2011. Liza is the only Canadian ballerina who has ever been invited to work for one of the best Russian ballet companies in Moscow.  At age 20, she has danced all the classical repertoire, and a few leading roles. Today, the publisher of a widely read magazine, called Elizaveta in Moscow to ask her a few questions. Elizaveta will be coming to Canada to perform the main role in The Nutcracker ballet  by Victoria Ballet Company on December 18 and 19, 2015 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Here is the abridged conversation with Elizaveta Mironova. Liza, how does it feel to [...]

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PA Days at Arts and Science Academy of Canada

By | November 24th, 2015|Academy|

All children in private and public elementary schools in York Region and Toronto have a PA or PD days.  At Arts and Science Academy of Canada we offer you the opportunity to bring them for a full day of academic and artistic activities on these days.  Children will enjoy activities such as ballet with Victoria International Ballet Academy, music, vocal, art and academics. They will also have a warm lunch and reading time. You don’t have to worry about your child missing a day of school, or about their well being. At ASAC children have fun and are immersed in a high quality artistic environment while at the same time receiving the best academic education. Your child can arrive as early as 8:00 a.m. and you are welcome to pick [...]

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Summer Intensive 2016!

By | November 21st, 2015|Academy|

Why is Victoria International Ballet Academy your Best Option for Ballet Training in the Summer of 2016? During VIBA’s 2016 Ballet Summer Intensive you will Receive the best ballet training according to the Vaganova syllabus by expert international guest instructors and the faculty of the academy Enjoy an atmosphere of encouragement and support Take ballet, contemporary and character dance classes Meet friends from all over the globe Have fun during our private and group photo sessions Take visual art, singing, and theatrical make-up lessons Receive English lessons to improve your language skills (International students) Go on weekend trips to beautiful and fun sites in Ontario When From July 25 until August 12, 2016. You may register for one, two or three weeks of the program. Who can Participate Dancers with [...]

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