Boarding School

After school ballet classes are conducted by Master ballet teachers, who are certified by the Qualifying Committee of the Vaganova Ballet Academy (formerly Imperial Ballet School, St. Petersburg, Russia), build on 300 years of experience developed by the world’s best ballet school. The students receive ballet training at a world class level.

The training is given according to the famous Vaganova method.

students attend the school Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. They have a one-week break every two months, and a two-week Christmas break. Students may attend additional ballet and contemporary dance classes in the evenings and on Sundays. Boarding students are supervised at all times, except during their leisure time and school breaks. They are provided with a room, meals, transportation to and from the school, and with constant personal support.

Tuition Fee

The combined academic and ballet school tuition fee for non-Canadian residents is 19,000 CAD per year. Scholarships or financial assistance may be granted to certain students at the sole discretion of the academy. The boarding or home-stay fee is $1,200 CAD per month, this fee includes transportation to and from the school.


As the first step, an assessment (audition) of the child’s physical and creative potential needs to be scheduled. Local students must take an auditioning class. Out-of-country and non-local area students are invited to send a video of their ballet class conducted by a ballet teacher. You can call us at 1-905-707-7580 or email to You can write in your language. We will contact you as soon as possible.

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Victoria International Ballet Academy is inspected by Ministry of Education of the province of Ontario as Arts and Science Academy of Canada. Ontario school number 667420.