10th Anniversary Open House Victoria International Ballet Academy is celebrating 10 years of excellence in education and in ballet instruction and we want to share this milestone with the families of our current and future students. On Saturday, May 11 come and have a good time with us at our Anniversary Open House. You will be able to enjoy a beautiful Ballet Performance and Music Concert.  We will have an Art Workshop for children and an Animal Show presented by pirates with a fascinating mix of cuddly and creepy creatures.  There will also be food and drinks for sale. Come early with all your friends to get the best seats. This event will take place at VIBA, at 7 Bradwick Drive, in the City of Vaughan from 1 to 4 [...]

By | April 16th, 2013|Academy, Events|Comments Off on 10th ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE

Victoria International Ballet Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary!

It was 10 years ago when the school was established by Victoria Mironova and Vladimir Demine with the purpose of creating the ideal environment to bring up healthy and culturally rich generations of young people. Classical ballet was chosen as a tool to educate mentally and physically strong children, as well as organized, focused, and ambitious students.  If you are interested in learning what Ms. Victoria Mironova thought and what she shared with her guests on opening day, read her article "About ballet, theatre and the school". During all these years, the Academy has seen graduated students enter universities, obtain scholarships, perform on the stages of the best European theatres, and some have been offered positions as ballet dancers and teachers. We know that the stories of success we have [...]

By | April 4th, 2013|Academy|Comments Off on Victoria International Ballet Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary!

Controversy about Pointe Shoes

Victoria Mironova (Evdokimova), founder of Victoria Ballet Academy WHEN SHOULD GIRLS START POINTE WORK? Invitation to a dialog What little girl has never fantasized about being a ballerina in a pink tutu and beautiful pointe shoes? The art of ballet will always be surrounded by an aura of mystery and romanticism. Even in the present times full with pragmatism, the idea of being part of the world of ballet is embedded in the hearts of so many young dancers. We know that the career of a ballerina depends on her ability to dance en pointe, and here is where the controversy begins. Even though we know that pointe work is essential for the successful careers of ballerinas, we continuously hear that pointe shoes can be dangerous for the [...]

By | March 28th, 2013|Academy|Comments Off on Controversy about Pointe Shoes

Anastasia Loskutov has been accepted into Columbia Classical Ballet Company

Congratulations to our dear  ANASTASIA LOSKUTOV! Anastasia is an alumna of Victoria International Ballet Academy's day school and we are thrilled to hear that she recently signed a contract with Columbia Classical Ballet Company in the  U.S.A.  She will finish upgrading her skills at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia in June 2013 and will be moving to the United States soon after that. Anastasia has already performed on the stage of the Mariinsky Ballet Theatre, in St. Petersburg, Russia, and on the stage of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, in Ontario, performing in the Nutcracker and other ballets. Anastasia was a First Prize winner of the Odessa International Ballet Competition in Ukraine, in June 2012. She has also represented Canada in international competitions in Beijing, China. By her 18 birthday she had already acquired the [...]

By | March 14th, 2013|Academy|Comments Off on Anastasia Loskutov has been accepted into Columbia Classical Ballet Company

Anastasia Loskutov, alumna of VIBAAnastasia Loskutov in Mariinsky Theatre

Congratulations! ANASTASIA LOSKUTOV, an alumna of the day school of Victoria International Ballet Academy, has successfully performed on the stage of the Mariinsky Ballet Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia, in the Nutcracker. Anastasia is a First Prize winner in the Odessa International Ballet Competition, Ukraine, in June 2012. Anastasia upholds high standards of education at Victoria Ballet Academy. Face Book and Pinterest pages of the Academy show more pictures of Anastasia and other students. READ THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ANASTASIA: The incredible story of a young ballet star Anastasia Loskutov as Cinderella, June 22, 2010 Victoria International Ballet Academy When Anastasia was just 7, her physician had asked her parents to prevent her from engaging in any kind of physical exercise in view of her back problems. Wishing the [...]

By | March 5th, 2013|Academy|Comments Off on Anastasia Loskutov, alumna of VIBAAnastasia Loskutov in Mariinsky Theatre

Gala Concert 2013

Victoria International Ballet Academy Arts and Science Academy of Canada present Gala Concert 2013 Artistic Director: Victoria Mironova Featuring students of the professional and recreational divisions of the academies June 10, 2013, 7:00 pm Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts 10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario THE PROGRAM Act I Birthday celebration of the Princess, Choreography: M. Petipa, adopted by Victoria Mironova, Elena Dmitrieva Exsepts from the Sleeping Beauty. Dancers: students of Victoria International Ballet Academy (day school and after-school programs). Act II Dances by younger age students Act III Character and contemporary dances. TICKETS are available at the office of the academy till March 31, 2013. Starting April 1, the tickets will be sold at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. DEAR FRIENDS: You can find [...]

By | March 3rd, 2013|Academy|Comments Off on Gala Concert 2013