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Attending the National Ballet School in Toronto

From the Red Deer Advocate


One of our Founding Members recently attended a 4 week Ballet Intensive at the National Ballet School in Toronto, after auditioning. Veronica was among 22 other students from across Canada, learning from some of the best in the world of Dance including Carina Bomers. We couldn't be more proud of you and all you have accomplished so far in your dancing Veronica. Veronica has big goals that she is working towards, which you can read about in this article from the advocate. Keep Digging Deep, and Reaching High!

Strive Dance Academy is voted Gold in the Reader's Choice Best of Red Deer 2018 with the Red Deer Express

Red Deer Express


All of us at Strive, Teachers, Dancers, and Parents, are extremely humbled and flattered! We are all so incredibly proud of our studio; as small as we are we are so happy that we're making such a big impact within our Community! Thank you Red Deer, for voting us Gold. Central Alberta is such an amazing, creative and gifted community; and we're so happy to be a part of it. Thank you from the bottom of all of our Hearts. 😀💙💙

Team Canada dancer returns to Red Deer laden with medals

From the Red Deer Express

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A local 15-year-old Team Canada dancer has done us proud.

Red Deerian Izel Pienaar returned from The International Dance Organization’s World Championship in Poland, with three silver medals and a bronze on Dec 11th.

“I was really happy!” Pienaar said about placing so well.

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