The Nutcracker 2013

The Nutcracker 2013 Pretty soon the holiday season will be here, and you will begin preparing to celebrate with family and friends.  What better way to enjoy some quality time together than to attend a classical ballet performance?  The Nutcracker has been one of the most widely performed ballets in history. Its first staging took place more than 100 years ago at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, in December of 1892. This December, Victoria Ballet Company is once again staging The Nutcracker at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.   Four wonderful shows, featuring the talent of Anton Korsakov, soloist of the Marinskii Theatre from St. Petersburg, Russia  and Anastasia Loskutov (leading ballerina of Victoria Ballet Company), will take place on Friday, December 20, Saturday, December [...]

By | October 28th, 2013|Ballet, Events|Comments Off on The Nutcracker 2013

Congratulations on a Great Gala Concert!

Last June 10, Victoria International Ballet Academy presented its traditional Gala Concert where students had the opportunity to display their talent and skills acquired throughout the 2012-2013 ballet year.  Excerpts from Sleeping Beauty ballet were performed during the first act on the stage of the beautiful Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.  During all 4 acts that were part of the show, parents and friends had the opportunity to enjoy and be delighted by the charm of the little ones who start dancing at age 3 at the Academy, the happiness and beauty of the Intermediate groups, all the way to the captivating skills of the most advanced dancers from both the After-School and Day School programs.  With beautiful coreographies by Elena Dmitrieva and under the excellent [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|Academy, Ballet, Events, News|Comments Off on Congratulations on a Great Gala Concert!

10th ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE

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

Ballet Auditions 2013

Audition Dates: February 3 and 10, 2013 Address: 7 Bradwick Drive, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada Please contact us to Register for  an Audition: Email: info@victoriaballet.com Phone: (905) 707-7580 An assessment of the student’s physical and creative potential for the Professional Choreographic Program (grades 5-12, Master classes, and Teachers' Course) is conducted by our instructors.  No auditioning is necessary for Summer camp, Summer Intensive or Preschool and elementary grades 1 to 4, however, physical and academic screening may be required. Out-of-country and non-local area children are invited to send a video of their audition. The audition fee is $40. 

By | January 23rd, 2013|Ballet, camp, Events, News, School|Comments Off on Ballet Auditions 2013

Grand Opening

On Thursday, August 9,Victoria Ballet Academy and Arts and Science Academy of Canada’s students, friends and special guests celebrated the Grand-opening of our new and larger facilities at 7 Bradwick Drive,Concord,  Ontario.  We all enjoyed an opera concert with fabulous opera singers who came from the Bolshoi Theatre, Russia for this special occasion. Of course, we had ballet too.  Anton Korsakov, soloist of the Mariinsky Ballet Theatre and one of the teachers at our Summer Intensive Ballet Program, students and graduate students: Lisa Mironova and Anastasia Loskutov had the opportunity to dance before friends and special guests. Among them we saw Hon. Minister Peter Kent and his wife; Mr. Nikolai Grishko, founder and president of Grishko  Ltd., the most reliable Russian manufacturer of quality dancewear, shoes, costumes and tutus among many [...]

By | August 16th, 2012|Academy, camp, Events, School|Comments Off on Grand Opening

Rehearsal of Gala Concert 2012

  The students of indicated below classes are invited to the rehearsal of Les Sylphides (the first act of the Gala Concert) this Sunday, May 6, at 2 pm: 1) Groups of Ms. Elena, Monday and Thursday 7 pm, Tuesday and Friday 7 pm; 2) Groups of Ms. Victoria, Monday and Thursday 7 pm, Tuesday and Friday 7 pm; 3) The professional group of Ms. Victoria, after-school program; 4) Professional Middle and High School students. The rehearsal may continue from 1 to 2 hours. The rehearsal will be repeated on Sundays May 13 and 27. Sincerely, Victoria Ballet Academy Arts and Science Academy

By | May 7th, 2012|Academy, Events, School|Comments Off on Rehearsal of Gala Concert 2012

Buy tickets for our Gala Concert (May 30,2012)

Dear students, parents, and friends of Victoria Ballet Academy and Arts and Science Academy   We wish to inform you that you can buy tickets for our Gala Concert 2012 now online  http://www.rhcentre.ca/buy-ticket.php?action=552425.  You may also call the box office 905-787-8811 or  buy them directly at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill.    Sincerely, Victoria Ballet Academy Arts and Science Academy of Canada 

By | May 3rd, 2012|Academy, Events, School|Comments Off on Buy tickets for our Gala Concert (May 30,2012)