Grade 10 (level 5) ballet exam at Victoria Ballet Academy, with a commentary. This video episode covers all three parts of the examination: At the Barre, Grand Allegro, and En Pointes.
This time Ottawa was the centre of our ballet student’s thoughts and excitement as they were anxiously waiting for the presentation of La Bayadere by the Mariinski Theatre. A trip to Ottawa to enjoy what they love best, with special backstage access after a mesmerizing performance, pictures with some of the dancers, skating on the Rideau Canal and a comfortable stay at the Marriot Hotel, was all part of this unforgettable experience. And the joy didn’t end there; once back in Toronto our students were invited and attended a rehearsal of The Swan Lake ballet, performed by the Mariinsky (Kirov) company at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Also, thanks to a special request put forward by the Academy, our students were allowed to attend a unique ballet class. [...]
Dear Parents and Friends: International Ballet Academy of Canada is very proud to announce that our graduating students have obtained excellent results after applying for admission to the top universities in the country. Having received the best academic instruction in a safe, caring, yet at the same time challenging environment our students have once again demonstrated that hard work pays off. Congratulations to all of them as they have not only been accepted, but they have also received scholarships thanks to their outstanding grades! This does not come as a surprise, given the positive reviews presented by the Ministry of Education during the most recent inspection to our Academy on April 12, 2011. The superior standard of instruction provided by International Ballet Academy of Canada continues to serve its purpose [...]
On May 15, 2011, our first six graduating students, and our advanced professional students took their final examination in front of an international panel of examiners, including distinguished personalities from the world of Ballet such as Mr. Vladilen Semenov, principal dancer with the Kirov Ballet in St. Petersburg and teacher of Mrs. Victoria Mironova at the Vaganova Ballet Academy, presently teacher at American Ballet Theater. They were all greatly satisfied with what they saw and gave all of our dancers excellent reviews given their display of talent and great technique. Now that some of them have graduated, after months and years on end of dedicating themselves to learning the art of ballet at International Ballet Academy of Canada, one of the best possible sources of ballet training in Canada, we [...]
For the past few decades the standards of teaching ballet in Canada became very high. Victoria Ballet Academy offers exceptional academics (elementary and secondary) and professional ballet training contributing to the success of the national ballet tremendously. Watch this video for more information about different programs at the Victoria Ballet Academy.
Victoria Ballet Academy presents “Glimpses on the World of Ballet” series with Lisa Mironova. In this episode, her fellow students share inspiring personal stories and feelings about the school, and the evolution of their views on ballet.
Excerpts from the examination performance by the middle school students of Victoria Ballet Academy and its International Ballet Academy of Canada division. These 10 and 11 years old dancers are privileged to have ballet and choreography classes as part of their daily curriculum, along with regular academic subjects. It creates a superior learning environment for both physical and intellectual development. Featured in this episode is the junior class of Victoria Mironova, one of the most distinguished ballet teachers in Canada. Their exam presentation exemplifies the highest standards of classical ballet education offered in North America.