Important Dates, Upcoming Events, School News

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Annual School Shows, Photo Days, Summer Programs and more. You'll find the information you need in this month's newsletter.  
Latest News
Surrey Festival Awards

FVAD PPA students receive 1st place for Junior Ballet at the Surrey Festival 2017 No Borders Group Challenge.
Surrey Festival Awards

Our Pre-Professional Academy students earned numerous 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards as well as scholarships at this year's Surrey Festival of Dance.

Learn more...
Academic Studies at FVAD

FVAD Academic Studies (FASt) program is launched
Schooling at FVAD

We are very excited to announce the creation of FVAD Academic Studies (FASt), an in-house academic program for Canadian and International students in Grades 5 to 12, established in partnership with the Mission Public School District, Summer Learning Centre and the Mission International Student Program .
Summer Guest Teacher

Stephana Arnold Flying
Guest ballet Stephana Arnold

We are very pleased to welcome  Stephana Arnold , a former dancer of Canada's National Ballet, to our summer faculty in August. 

Registration is ongoing for our six weeks of  Summer Programs of Ballet Intensives, Tiny Tots Dance Camps, Junior Ballet Workshops & Musicals Camps. 
Important Dates
Almost time to register for classes

  • May 20 - FVAD Academic Studies Q&A Session
  • May 22 - Closed for Victoria Day
  • June 17-18 - Photo Days at FVAD
  • June 19-24 - Production Week for School Shows
  • June 24 - Annual School Performances
    • Primary-Junior Show 11am-12:30pm
    • Junior-Senior Show 3pm-5:30pm
  • July 1 - Summer tuition is due
  • July 10 - First week of Summer Programs (6 weeks in all!)
Keep up-to-date with our  School Calendar
We're looking for Summer Host Families

Summer homestay

if you can host a ballet student for one or two weeks this summer, please contact the office. Summer Homestay is much less involved for families than a full school year as students train with us all day.

Learn more about our Homestay Program
Don't miss out on your class selection!

FVAD Master III ballet students in class at the barre
Register now for September

Several classes are already full and many are filling quickly.  Enrolling is easy using your Pre-Approved Class list in your online account.  Be sure to register soon!

Contact the office with any questions about classes - we're here to help.  

  View the class schedules...
Recent Performances

Our performances already this year...
  • Mission Community Services
  • Windebank Elementary School
  • Pre-School "mini-Nutcracker"
  • The Nutcracker
  • Serenata Singers
  • Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra
  • Mission's Business Excellence Awards Gala
  • Pre-School "Dances of the Flowers"
  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Surrey Festival of Dance
  • The Residence care home
If you miss our live shows, you can always enjoy our videos on your mobile device or any web browser.
Upcoming Events

June 24 - Annual School Performances - 11am & 3pm
  • Check the School Show 2017 - Cast Lists to know which show your child is in.
  • Buy tickets online, at FVAD or at the box office one hour before the shows.
    • Reserved Seating - buy your tickets soon for best seat selection
    • Clarke Theatre in Mission
In May-June, our performances include...
  • MAC Children's Fest
  • Pacific Mennonite Children's Choir
  • Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra
  • Annual School Performances
It's always busy at the Academy!
Parent Pointers

FVAD Pointe Shoes
FAQs for families

This month we explain more about our School Shows in June.... 
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