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Participate in Culture Days at VIBA

By | September 19th, 2014|Academy|

Come and enjoy free ballet, contemporary dance classes and music and art assessments this Friday, September 26, Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28.  Invite your friends and family to enjoy an artistic activity that will let them discover all the benefits that ballet and art can bring to them. Please RSVP your activity by calling us at 905-707-7580  or email us at info@victoriaballet.com. See you during Culture Days!

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Changes to Adult Ballet Class

By | September 18th, 2014|Academy|

Our schedule for adult ballet class has changed.  For now we will only have the class of Saturdays at 11 a.m. As always the class will be taught by our experienced teachers  Ms. Elena Dmitrieva or Ms. Victoria Mironova. We hope you can come and please call us at 905-707-7580 if you have any questions.

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Summer Intensive 2014 Performance!

By | August 14th, 2014|Academy|

Our Summer Intensive Program is coming to an end. All dancers, both international and local have had the opportunity to enhance their ballet technique and make new friends during the last 3 weeks. On Friday, August 15 we would like to invite you to come and enjoy the show prepared for family members and friends. Please let us know if you are coming! For friends and family who do not RSVP, the cost will be $10 at the entrance. PROGRAM 1) Esmeralda 2) Giselle 3) Polka 4) Tchaikovsky Excerpts Piano Performance 5) Pearls 6) Talisman 7) Piano 8) Florina 9) Venice Carnival Variation 10) Contemporary Dance 11) Contemporary Dance 12) Piano 13) Piano 14) Piano 15) Odette 16) Swans 17) Small Swans 18) Coda  

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Gala Concert 2014

By | June 4th, 2014|Academy|

Victoria International Ballet Academy is happy to announce this year's Gala Concert! It will take place at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, on June 11 at 7 p.m. This will be a very special Gala which will include the Graduation Ceremony of two International  students who will be receiving their Diplomas as Ballet Artists. During the first act you will watch an excerpt from the ballet Cinderella staged by Victoria Ballet Company at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga in March this year. Act 2 will include all ballet dances by all students from the academy, and in Act 3 we will have Character and Contemporary dances. For tickets for this event, please visit the theatre's box office located at 10268 Yonge Street, or visit their website and buy [...]

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Victoria International Ballet Academy’s Students on Breakfast T.V.

By | June 4th, 2014|Academy|

Tomorrow, June 5, Victoria International Ballet Academy's students will appear on Breakfast Television,  on CityTV. Parents will have the opportunity to watch their children show their talent on National TV! We are inviting everybody to learn about our school through the experience of our students!  This program starts at 6:30 a.m. You will see them being interviewed, during class and having fun with host Jennifer Valentyne, during her segments: On Location with the Live Eye. You can watch on TV or online live! This is their website:  http://www.bttoronto.ca  

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Ballet Class can Help our Children in so Many Ways!

By | June 2nd, 2014|Academy|

Toronto Ballet School: How it Changed our Life Our family migrated to Canada 12 years ago in search of better opportunities. My husband brought me and my daughter Andrea to Canada to a new life adventure. We wanted to give Andrea the best we could. When she was only 2 years old, she started watching a video of the Nutcracker classical ballet and trying to dance as the ballerinas. We enrolled her, at the age of 3 at a Toronto ballet school. When she was six we heard a lot about Victoria International Ballet Academy and registered her there. At first she started taking only one hour of ballet class per week. She wanted more classes. The discipline, passion for the art of ballet, and fitness level started growing with [...]

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Toronto Ballet – Triumph of Cinderella

By | May 2nd, 2014|Academy|

Toronto Ballet public warmly welcomed Cinderella of Victoria Ballet Company Toronto ballet lovers had a wonderful opportunity on to see a classical ballet Cinderella on March 29th at Living Arts Centre of Mississauga. I attended this Cinderella ballet of Victoria Ballet Company, where students of Victoria International Ballet Academy participated in some of major ballet roles. Watching this wonderful performance was a very uplifting experience! The principal dancers of this production were Anastasia Loskutov playing Cinderella, an alumna of a Toronto ballet school the Victoria International Ballet Academy, and Vitali Krauchenka, a leading dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, playing the Prince. They are both dancing professionally in the United States and they gave us an absolutely fantastic Cinderella and Prince!  Other leading roles were performed by graduating students of this fine [...]

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