Achievements

Study Opportunities
Students from Deas Island Dance have been accepted to study:
  • The Boston Conservatory
  • The National Ballet of Canada Professional Division
  • The National Ballet of Canada Summer Program
  • RAD program Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS)
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet Summer Program
  • Alberta Ballet Summer Program
  • Boston Ballet Summer Program
  • American Ballet Theatre Summer Program
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Program
  • Washington Ballet Summer Program
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Post Secondary Program
  • Alvin Ailey Summer Program
Field Trips and Excursions
  • Genee Awards, London, England
  • Disneyland Performances, Anaheim, California
  • Edge Performing Arts, Los Angeles, California
  • Local Master classes
  • Ballet BC and guest performances
Community Performances
  • 2010 Paralympic Opening Ceremonies
  • 2010 Winter Olympic Torch Celebrations
  • Canada Red Cross Fundraiser
  • BC Children Hospital Fundraiser
  • Variety Club Fundraiser
  • Hannah’s Heroes Fundraiser
  • BC Cancer Society Fundraiser
  • Ronald McDonald Fundraiser
  • McGee House Ladner
  • Tsawwassen Multicultural Days
  • 2012 Rick Hansen Anniversary Relay
Festival and Examinations
Students from Deas Island Dance have performed at numerous local festivals and honors performances.  Students have also gone on to represent Deas Island Dance in both jazz and ballet at the Provincial level.

Each year Deas Island Dance enters approximately 100-150 candidates in to Royal Academy of Dance Graded examinations (Pre Primary to Grade Eight) and Vocational examinations (Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 2).


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