Fraser Valley Academy of Dance

Upcoming Performances

Jan 30th - Russian Program

  1. 1:30pm Central Heights Church

  2. excerpts from Nutcracker

  3. with Calvin Dyck and Betty Suderman

Feb 1st - Ballet Jorgen

  1. 7pm Chilliwack Cultural Centre

  2. Daily Academy students perfrom

Feb 1st - !4th Optimist Talent Show

  1. 7pm Clarke Theatre, Mission

Mar 2nd - Russian Program

  1. 3pm Bakerview Church

  2. excerpts from Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, Canticle for an Angel

  3. with Calvin Dyck and Betty Suderman

Apr 12th - Four Seasons with AYO

  1. 7pm South Abbotsford Church

  2. with Calvin Dyck’s Abbotsford Youth Orchestra

Apr 16th - Four Seasons with AYO

  1. 12:15pm MEI Middle School Auditorium

  2. with Calvin Dyck’s Abbotsford Youth Orchestra

Apr 18-20th - Easter Performances

  1. Apr 18th - Bakerview Church, 7pm

  2. Apr 20th - Clarke Theatre, 10am

June 27-28th - Annual School Shows

  1. Senior School Show - Jun 27th 7:30pm

  2. Primary School Show - Jun 28th 11am

  3. Junior School Show - Jun 28th 3pm

Photos by Lori Holden. http://www.loriholdenphotography.comshapeimage_3_link_0

School Programs

Pre-Professional Program for the most serious ballet students.  Exceptional training in ballet, boys’ ballet & virtuosity, pointe, variations, modern, tap and contemporary, as well as classes in health&nutrition, dance history, music appreciation and pilates.  Students train from 1pm for 20+ hours each week, plus weekend rehearsals.  Performance opportunities throughout the year.  Downlaod your Pre-Professional Application.

Graduate Program for serious post-secondary ballet students.  Approved post-secondary students attend a combination of Pre-Professional and Evening Intensive classes as part of their ongoing training.  Performance opportunities throughout the year.  Downlaod your Graduate Application.

Evening Intensive Program for dedicated students needing after-school training.  Students join the after-school hours portion of the Pre-Professional Program.  Select students are entered into ISTD and RAD Graded and Vocational examinations.  Registration for September opens May 1st for existing students and May 15th for new students.

Recreational Dance Classes are offered for students looking for dance classes for fun and fitness.  Registration for September opens May 1st   for existing students and May 15th for new students.

Teacher Training Foundation Course for the post-secondary student with at least an Intermediate Ballet level seeking a career as a dance teacher.  The one and two-year programs prepare students for a career in teaching ballet by combining in-class training, mentoring,  and practical teaching experience with study sessions in class management, lesson planning, musicality, child-care, first-aid, anatomy, dance history, and RAD syllabus.

*NOTE: The Teacher Training Course is currently on hold while FVAD completes registration with PCTIA as a Career Training institute.

Office & Shop hours

  1. Mon-Wed: 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  2. Thu:             12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  3. Fri:                12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  4. Sat:              9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Upcoming Events

RAD Spring Exams - Ballet

Grades, Inter Fnd, Int (Apr 23-24)

June 21-22- FVAD School Photo Days

Schedule to be announced

Check the Calendar page for details

Access to accounts and online store

for existing customers

Purchase reserved seating tickets to our upcoming  performances.

Tickets also on sale at the office.

Register now for Summer 2014!

Registration for School Year 2014-15 begins  May 1st

Learn more about our

summertime dance programs....

Daily Academy students.

Master Class Level II

School Performance Photos 2013