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 other items for all types of dance and his wife; a representative of Mr. Peter Shurman MPP for Thornhill, Mr. Noah Ng who presented the Academy with a scroll. Mrs. Wendy Rebanks from Weston Garfield Foundation and also Mr. Andy Mittra from BDC were among many other personalities who accompanied us at this very special occasion.
Hope you enjoy the pictures of this special event!