Summer Intensive

Our Ballet Summer Intensive program 2020 will take place from July 20 through August 7 at the premises of Victoria International Ballet Academy (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

This comprehensive choreography program follows the Vaganova syllabus and includes masterclasses with renowned international ballet stars and teachers.  This year we have a great team of Vaganova syllabus expert instructors, some of whom graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia.  

Schedule Example

10:00 – 10:50       Stretching

11:00 – 12:30      Ballet Technique

12:30 – 1:30        Lunch

1:30 – 2:30          Variations, Character or                                          Contemporary dance 

2:30 –  3:00         Break

3:00–4:30            Repertoire, duets, partnering, male technique, and rehearsals for the final performance.

The school opens for students’ drop-off as early as 8 a.m. Late pick-up: 5 p.m. Art lessons and photo sessions, among other activities, will take place on different days throughout these exciting 3 weeks!

      3 Week English (ESL) Program


Students who sign up for the 3 Week English as a Second Language Program will receive 1 hour of instruction every morning on campus. 

The program will focus on conversation skills and useful vocabulary through a series of interest based and cultural seminars, grammar, pronunciation, and writing skills.

Our teachers obtained their degrees in Education from the Vaganova Academy and have a rich professional experience in theatres of St. Petersburg, Russia. Ms. Victoria Mironova is the founder of Victoria International Ballet Academy and the Victoria Ballet Company. Ms. Elena Dmitrieva is senior ballet teacher and choreographer of the Academy. In 2020 we will also have Elizaveta Mironova, alumna of our academy, winner of international ballet competitions, and ballerina (Moscow State Company, Victoria Ballet Company). For male’s class and duet/partnering class we will have Kirill Lordski, alumnus of our Academy, winner of international ballet competitions, and ballet dancer  (guest dancer at the National Ballet of Canada, Jorgen Ballet, Victoria Ballet Company).

The program will include stretching, classical ballet, repertoire, pas de deux, male class, and an end-of-program performance with all participants.

We will also offer weekend day trips to downtown Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Canada’s Wonderland! 

You can apply via an in-studio or video audition.  Once you know the results of your audition, we will send you the registration form. You can make your payment by credit card, e-transfer or electronic wire. If you would like more information please call us at 1-905-707-7580. We can help you in your own language.

Dormitory / Home-stay

Subject to availability, you may choose to stay at our dormitory or with a family of one of our students or teachers (Homestay program).  At the dormitory, you will stay in a shared bedroom and enjoy a very pleasant and comfortable common space. After this Summer Intensive you will experience growth in both physical ability and conceptual understanding of ballet.

Summer Intensive Fees

  • Summer Intensive   $690 (per week)
  • Homestay  $490 (per week) Includes 3 meals per day and transportation to and from the school
  • Dormitory $1,000 for 3 weeks. No meals or transportation included. 
  • Transportation to and from Pearson International Airport   $150
  • 3 Weekend day trips   $450
  • 3 Week ESL program   $980

Transportation to and from Toronto Pearson International airport includes supervision during check-in at the airport

Our Team

Ms. Victoria Mironova, founder and principal teacher of VIBA, and Artistic Director of Victoria Ballet Company.

Ms. Elena Dmitrieva. Principal teacher of Ballet and Character Dance

Elizaveta Mironova, Ballet teacher at Victoria Ballet Academy and Principal Dancer of Victoria Ballet Company

      Kirill Lordski, Boy’s Technique and Partnering