Important Dates, Upcoming Events, School News

Your Monthly News & Updates
Performances, assessments, auditions, rehearsals and report cards.  You'll find all of the latest and upcoming news in this month's newsletter. 
Remembrance Day 2017
Remembrance Day

No classes on Saturday, November 11.  

Nutcracker rehearsals run as scheduled Nov 11-12. 

We are open as usual Monday, Nov 13.

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Observation Week

Family and friends are welcome to observe classes Nov 20-25.

Learn about our Observation Weeks

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Assessment Week

Students are assessed for their Fall Term Report Cards Nov 27-Dec 2.

  Learn about our Assessments

Candy Canes Rehearsing 2016
Nutcracker Production Week

No classes Dec 4-9


We rehearse all week for Nutcracker

Academic Calendar
School Calendar

Check our calendar regularly for the latest events, closures and performances.

Hint:  Google "fvad calendar" for a quick-link to our Calendar. :)

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National Ballet School invites 2018
National Ballet School invites FVAD students

Four students are invited to train at Canada's National Ballet School for Summer 2018.

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RWBS Invitations 2018
Royal Winnipeg Ballet School invitations

Six students are invited to train at Royal Winnipeg Ballet School for Summer 2018.

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Japanese students audition October 2017
Japanese Students audition at FVAD

We welcomed more Japanese ballet students who travelled to Mission in October to audition for FVAD.

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Miss Olena is back!

Miss Olena returns from maternity leave this month to teach ballet and pointe classes as well as the Pre-Professional Academy.  Check the schedule for new teacher assignments.

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FVAD Calendar 2018 Front
2018 Calendar on sale now!

Our 2018 Calendar is ready! Order yours in time for the holidays. Buy online or at the office.

FVAD Logo Slogan
New Brand - New Logo

We launched our new FVAD brand...and we love it!  

Our new online merchandise store will be open shortly - stay tuned!!

WBAC Grandprix semifinal 2017
PPA Student earns 1st

PPA student Miki placed 1st (twice) at the recent WBAC Grandprix in Seattle.  She travels to Toronto for the finals this month.

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Christopher Lee Oct 2017
Blue Danube Waltz

We enjoyed a wonderful new collaboration with Mr. Christopher Lee, accompanying his 11-piece clarinet ensemble with Mr. Carney's choreography.

Windebank mini-nutcracker 2016
Nutcracker in Schools

Our mini-Nutcracker is being performed at several locations this month including Ecole Deux-Rives, Auguston Traditional, and Windebank Elementary.


Pre-School Nutcracker 2016
Pre-School Nutcracker Dances

Dec 2 - FVAD Studio B
  • Our Pre-School students present Dances of the Nutcracker in Studio B at 9:45 am.
  • Friends and family are welcome!

FVAD Nutcracker Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier, Jennifer Grapes and Darren McIntyre in 2010
The Nutcracker

Dec 9 - Clarke Theatre
  • Saturday 1pm & 5pm
Tickets are on sale now!

SSS 2017 Christmas Sweets
Calvin Dyck's Christmas Sweets

Dec 15-16 - Gateway Church
  • Excerpts of Mr. Carney's Nutcracker presented with Abbotsford Youth Orchestra & Pacific Mennonite Children's Choir

Tickets are on sale now!

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