Warmland Academy 

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Warmland Academy Da​y Programs

Led by Warmland Dance Artistic Director and M.Ed Leah Burley, Warmland Dance offers three Academy Day Programs: Junior Performing Arts Program, Senior Professional Performing Arts Program and Senior Visual Arts Program. These opportunities are for committed performers and visual artists interested in pursuing intensive training in their field of choice, with studies in a range of relevant courses designed to meet high academic standards. Our unique, flexible programs provide enriching elective courses developed in accordance with the BC Ministry of Education curriculum guidelines. Here, students will engage in innovative learning opportunities with qualified guest experts and certified teachers, with access to regular on-site academic support toward graduation with a full BC Dogwood Diploma. International students welcome.


Program Options:

Junior Performing Arts Day Program

Grades 5-7 Tue/Thu 1-3pm

September - June $170/month

Senior Professional Performing Arts Day Program

Grades 8-12* Mon/Wed/Fri 1-3pm

September - June $255/month

*by audition

Senior Visual Arts Program

Grades 8-12 Tue/Thu/Fri 1-3pm

September - June $255/month

BOTH Senior Arts Programs

Grades 8-12 Mon-Fri 1-3pm

September - June $375/month

Financial Aid Available


Example Content:

Performing Arts

Anatomy of Dance, Psychology of Creativity, Dance/Theater History, Theater Production, Writing for the Stage, Stagecraft, Lighting and Sound, Health and Nutrition for Athletes, Case Studies, Biographical Research Project, Career Education, First Peoples Traditional Movement, Various Dance Courses, Choreography

Visual Arts

Film Acting 101, Photography, Cinematography, Set and Costume Design, Sculpture, Woodworking, Jewelry Making, Copper Design, Web Design, Graphic Design, Adobe Suite, Painting, Drawing, Architecture, Art History, Fashion Design, Biographical Research Project, Career Education, Traditional First Peoples Art

Junior Day Program students must enroll in at least 2 additional Warmland Dance studio classes including at least 1 ballet class. Senior Professional Performing Arts Day Program students must enroll in at least 3 additional Warmland Dance studio classes including at least 1 ballet class. Students enrolled in outside studios welcome by audition, and must make special arrangements to satisfy weekly training requirements at their home studio.