One of representatives from York Media Group, Ms.Catherine, attended the much expected performance of The Nutcracker ballet staged by Victoria Ballet Company at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts this past December 2011. Ms.Catherine was really impressed by the quality of the show and the warm reception by the audience. “This is the type of performance that the public is looking forward to seeing in our community. It promotes an understanding of ballet and music, two of the most beautiful fine arts and it also helps children to appreciate the beauty and splendour in each of them.” More than 2,000 people had the opportunity to watch the wonderful performance of world ballet stars, including Anton Korsakov (the Prince), from the Mariinsky (Kirov) theatre of St. Petersburg, Russia, and [...]
Victoria Ballet Company is inviting you and your family to enjoy The Nutcracker ballet in December 2011.
Famous Russian ballet dancer Anton Korsakov (Mariinsky Theatre) and other international ballet stars, as well as young Canadian talents from Victoria Ballet Academy will dance for the respectful audience in the Nutcracker. This production of the Nutcracker has received great reviews as one of the best in Canada. The day performance starts at 2 PM. on December 15, Thursday. The evening performances start at 7 PM on December 16, 17 and 18. The Ballet will take place in Richmond Hill Center for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill You can buy your ticket (from $32) by phone (905)787-8811 or online www.rhcentre.ca. Do not miss a chance to escape with us to the dream and wonder of childhood fantasy and to start celebrating the season with a beautiful tradition.
The Nutcracker has been one of the most widely performed ballets in history. It’s first staging took place more than 100 years ago at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, in December of 1892. Alexandre Dumas ―writer of Three Musketeers and The Count of Montecristo, among many other works― adapted the tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E.T.A Hoffman. His version: “The tale of the Nutcracker” was the story used by renowned Ballet Master and Choreographer Marious Petipa and his assistant Lev Ivanov for the choreography. The music as it is well known was commissioned to the famous Russian composer Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky by Petipa with whom Tchaikovsky had already worked in Sleeping Beauty. The most popular rendition of the Nutcracker was adapted by Vassily Vainonen, [...]
Dear students, parents, and friends of Victoria Ballet Academy and Arts and Science Academy of Canada, We wish to inform you that our special ticket sale at the Academy's office is now over. However, there are still tickets available. You can either buy them online by going to http://www.rhcentre.ca/buy-ticket.php?action=476306 if you need tickets for the matinee on Thursday, December 15; or to http://www.rhcentre.ca/buy-ticket.php?action=467331 for tickets for our Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances. You may also call the box office at: 905-787-8811 or buy them directly at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts located on 10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario. We would also like to thank all the parents who have shown their support for our 2011 Nutcracker production by purchasing tickets for their families and friends. We [...]
Dear members and friends of Victoria Ballet Company and Victoria Ballet Academy, We are glad that once again you and your family will have the opportunity to enjoy and celebrate the season with Victoria Ballet Company’s Nutcracker. We are now selling the tickets! The prices range from $27 to $54 dollars if you purchase them at the school. This way you save about $10 per ticket on average. You may choose to buy your tickets directly from The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts by calling: 905-787-8811 or online: For the matinee performance of December 15 click HERE For the evening performances of December 16, 17 and 18 click HERE Don’t miss this great opportunity to see International Dancers from Russia, U.S.A, Brazil and Azerbaijan as well as our [...]
A Victoria Ballet Academy production Artistic Director: Victoria Mironova June 15th, 2011 at 7:00pm Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts 10268 Yonge Street Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3B7 Box office: 905-787-8811 Tickets online Featuring the Graduating Students of the Professional Ballet Program as well as the day-school and after-school students of the Academy. This year's concert features variations from Le Corsair, Don Quixote, Chopiniana and other famous classical ballet performances. THE PROGRAM: Act I A. Glazunov, Polonaise. Graduation ceremony P. Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty, Waltz T. Werner, Chicken Dance , The Bunnies L. Debiles, Coppelia, Musique Automates J. Schubert, Musical Joke C. Saint-Saëns, The Carnival of the Animals, Gallop P. Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb S. Prokofiev, Cinderella, the Dance with Oranges A. Rybenov, Celebration, Russian folk dance 10. M. [...]
Now that we are at the beginning of a new year we would like to wish our community of students, parents, staff, and friends a great year 2011! At Victoria Ballet Academy we are still enjoying the wonderful feeling left by the success of The Nutcracker during its four presentations last December. Congratulations and thanks to everybody who participated in this great effort! As a staff member of the Thornhill Liberal Newspaper said: "Victoria Ballet Company’s performance of the Nutcracker was simply superior to any other performances we have seen…which is not surprising considering the talent you have there". And this is just one of the positive comments we have received and which inspire us to maintain our commitment of providing excellence in education and ballet training. Currently we are [...]