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Westcoast

Academy

of

Performing Arts

 
 
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Passion for Dance

We specialize in accomplishing personal dance goals. Whether you aim for your little one to have more confidence, to train excellent technique or audition for post graduate/apprenticeship placements we’ve got a program for you. Everyone can dance with the right start!

What makes WAPA amazing?

  1. Small Class sizes - allowing for more individual attention

  2. Set costume prices - paid in advance so there is no surprise at the show

  3. Two performances per season! - A December and June show each season

  4. Year End Gift - because you deserve it for working so hard

  5. ONE MONTH FREE! - when you get a friend to sign up for the season

  6. Career Prep and Apprenticeship - to take you that next step forward

  7. Positive, Open Family Environment - the most important for last!

 

Dance Styles Offered

Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop and Conditioning

Pre-professional Programs

Half Day En Avant
Evening En Avant
Higher Grades

“WAPA provided me with the best possible training to accomplish my goal of attending SEAD in Salzburg.”

— Pearl Edmunds

OUR GRADUATES!

Larryssa Yolland - Kibbutz Dance Company Program Israel

Rachel Tarasoff - Capilano Collage Musical Theatre Diploma Program

Suzy Vining - Cecchetti Canada Teachers Associate

Melissa Burstall - Cecchetti Canada Teachers Associate

Alison McNeill - ISTD Modern Theatre Teachers Associates

Pearl Edmunds - SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance & RAD Solo Seal Participant

MacKenzie Poland - Harbour Dance Post-Grad Program

Danika Postle - Ryerson University Dance Degree Program & RAD Solo Seal Participant

Melissa Burstall - ISTD Modern Theatre Teachers Associates

Chloe Meissner - Convergence Contemporary Ballet Company

Cecilia Shang - Princeton University Dance Team Choreographer

Sara MacKenzie - Convergence Contemporary Ballet Company & RAD Solo Seal Participant

Julia Barrett - ISTD Modern Theatre Teachers Associates

Talita Nell - ISTD Modern Theatre Teachers Associates

Emily McNeil-Smith - RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies

Melissa Kwan - Tap Kids

Alyssa Talley - Canada’s National Ballet School Teachers Program