The Academy Newsletter - Important Dates, Upcoming Events, School News

Your Monthly News & Updates
Find out what's coming up at the Academy...Performances, Observation Days, Hallowe'en Costume Days, and much more!
Latest News
FVAD Nutcracker 2016 Clarke Theatre Dec 3
Nutcracker tickets are on sale now
  • Academy students audition this month for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School.  Learn more...
  • Japanese students fly in next month to audition at the Academy.  Learn more...
  • Our FVAD Student Transport Bus has begun lunch-time school collection.  After-school collection will be available soon!
Important Dates

NO CLASSES on Monday, Oct 10.

NO REHEARSALS Saturday, Oct 8 or Sunday, Oct 9.

White turkey with young ballet dancer student in pink tutu
Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Keep up-to-date with important dates on our School Calendar.
  • Oct 10 - Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Oct 28-31 - Hallowe'en Costumes Days
  • Nov 11 - Closed for Remembrance Day
  • Nov 14-19 - Observation Days for Family & Friends
  • Nov 21-26 - Assessment Week
  • Nov 26 - Pre-School Dance Performances
  • Nov 28-Dec 3 - Nutcracker Production Week - NO CLASSES
Office Hours
  • 12:30pm-7pm, Mondays to Fridays
  • 9am - 3:30pm, Saturdays
  • Closed Thanksgiving Monday
View  office hours on the website

View our School Calendar...
Tuition Payments
Payment Options

  • Late fees apply on the 5th of the month for overdue accounts
  • Enrolment will be suspended on the 10th of the month for overdue accounts
  • Tuition payments must be made in advance of class.  We have several payment options available for our families. 
  • Monthly payments must be made by the 1st of the month, by credit card, bank withdrawal or post-dated cheques.  
  • The easiest option is to set up secure auto-pay with your credit card through your FVAD online account.  
  • Did you know you can send an e-interac to  It's quick and easy, when you want to pay by debit but can't make it to the office.
Upcoming Events

As always, we have plenty of performances coming up...

FVAD Nutcracker Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier, Jennifer Grapes and Darren McIntyre in 2010
Nutcracker 2010 Guest Artists Jennifer Grapes _ Darren McIntyre
  • Thursday, Oct 20 - "Lunch with a Bunch" for Mission Community Services
  • Saturday, Nov 12 - Cirque with Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday, Nov 26 - Pre-School Classes present "Dances of the Nutcracker"
  • Friday, Dec 2 - Nutcracker performances for school groups (1-hour versions)
  • Saturday, Dec 3 - The Nutcracker - 2pm & 7pm
  • Saturday, Dec 10 - Nutcracker with Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra
Parent Pointers
FVAD Pointe Shoes
FAQs for families

This month is all about Art versus Sport:

  • What is a Performing Art?
  • What is Dance Sport?
  • Is my child training in an Art form or a Sport?
  • Are Competitions good or bad?

Stay tuned for these blog posts and more!

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