The Richmond Academy of Dance

Richmond Academy of Dance

Award Winning

The Richmond Academy of Dance celebrates 27 years and has become internationally recognized for its outstanding training programs. The Academy pays attention to individuality and its curriculum, taught with encouragement and an attention to detail. These principles reflect the Academy's aim to ensure its students' proper development as dancers and individuals. The professional and motivated teachers are committed to providing the highest possible quality of dance education for all of their students.

The Richmond Academy of Dance was awarded with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award.
  • Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award

  • Finalist - 2013
The Richmond Academy of Dance was given with the Richmond Arts Award for Arts Education.
  • Richmond Arts Award for Arts Education

  • Finalist - 2009 / 2012
The Richmond Academy of Dance was given with the Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction award.
  • Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction Award

  • In the Arts - 2013
The Richmond Academy of Dance was given with the Pacific West Award for the Dance Studio.
  • Pacific West Award for the Dance Studio

  • 2009 / 2010 / 2013
  • Most Positive Attitude
  • Peer Encouragement
  • Intercultural Respect
  • Dancers in the Professional Division.
  • Professional Division

  • Designed to prepare dancers for professional performance careers and for post-graduate dance degree studies, this Division is entered into by audition only. Programs consist of Classical Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Tap and Musical Theatre and has led its graduates to become Canada's newest, young, triple-threat professionals. +read more

  • Dancers in the General Division.
  • General Division

  • Carefully structured programs in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, musical theatre, hip hop, acting and voice provide a well rounded education in dance and focus on the development of self confidence and poise. The expert teaching staff at the Academy nurture students in a caring and creatively stimulating environment. +read more

  • The front entrance of the Richmond Academy of Dance
  • About Us

  • The Academy is unique in the Lower Mainland as it produces dancers of the highest standard in classical ballet, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, and musical theatre, and has led its graduates to become Canada's newest young, professionals. Excellent training is provided to both our professional and general divisions. +read more