Peter Kent, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Americas) visits the Victoria Ballet Academy

The Honourable Peter Kent, M.P., Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (the Americas) and his wife, Mrs. Cilla Kent, visited the Victoria Ballet Academy on Saturday, November 8, 2008. They congratulated the school's grade 10 students Lisa Mironova, Anastasia Loskutov and Maria Petin with their successful representation of Canada at the 2nd International Ballet Competition in Beijing, China, which took place from October 25th to 31st, 2008. They also expressed their pleasure at the students' safe return home. Mr. and Mrs. Kent posed for a picture with the school's students, the school's Founder and Artistic Director, Mrs. Victoria Mironova, the school's Principal, Mr. Vladimir Demine and Mrs. Helen Dmitrieva, Teacher and Choreographer.

By | November 9th, 2008|Academy, Events, School|0 Comments

Tour to St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Stockholm

Dear friends, We are inviting you to join our tour to St. Petersburg (Russia), Helsinki (Finland) and Stockholm (Sweden) from June 23 to July 4, 2009. Please follow the LINK to get information in English. Follow this LINK for information in Russian. If you have questions, please call the school at 905-707-7580. Sincerely yours, Team Victoria Ballet Academy

By | November 8th, 2008|Events|0 Comments

Thornhill Village Festival News

Our Mayor, Frank Scarpitti, and our Councillor, Valerie Burke, of Markham, Ontario, attended the Open House of the Victoria Ballet Academy during the Thornhill Village Festival on September 20, 2008. In a picture taken after the ballet performances, we have the Mayor, the Councillor, and also Vladimir Demine, School Principal and Victoria Mironova, Artistic Director, with their students. In the program, the students performed: Camille Saint-Saens, The Swan Dancer: Alena Loboda, a Grade 10 student of the Victoria Ballet Academy Alexander Glazunov, The Snow Girl Dancer: Anna Rybalko, a Grade 10 student of the Victoria Ballet Academy Cesar Puni, Esmeralda Dancer: Elizabeth Mironova, a Grade 9 student of the Victoria Ballet Academy and an invited Contestant of the Beijing Ballet Competition (October 2008) Alexander Glazunov, Raymonda Dancer: Maria Petin, a [...]

By | September 22nd, 2008|Academy, Events|0 Comments

Victoria Ballet Academy Hosts Thornhill Village Festival

Open House on Saturday, Sep 20, 2008, 10:00 am- 2:30 pm The Thornhill Festival Parade, filled with a variety of music, entertainment and local groups, begins at noon on Centre Street and makes its way south on Yonge St. to Arnold Ave. The Victoria Ballet Academy, located at the south-east corner of Centre St. and Yonge St, hosts the Festival Headquarters. The school is open for visitors and lovers of dance and music. A special ballet concert will be offered to general public starting 1:30 pm. Free admission. NOTE: Yonge St. is closed to regular traffic from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

By | September 11th, 2008|Events|0 Comments