Royal Principal Ballet Academy was originally built in 1959 and is located in the center of New Westminster , the royal city of Vancouver, Canada. It was created by Ms. Dolires Kirkwood, and was once named as a local art academy during the past 50 years.And the next, the school was continue to be the art director of Ms. Keitha Campeau.

In 2019, Mr. Xing Liang, the principal dancer of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and National Ballet of China, became the CEO of the Royal Canadian Ballet Academy. And Mr. Xing officially changed the school name form Northwest Academy of Performing Arts to Royal Principal Ballet Academy . It officially opened the sixtieth year of college history.

As of today, the Royal Principal Ballet Academy , led by the third generation head, Mr. Xing continues to be in Royal City, New Westminster Vancouver, not only to bring artistic growth experience to local families, but also to China and Canada ’s international Contribute to art exchange.


Exceptional Training

RPBA offers exceptional training in many dance genres. Our programs offer structure and discipline in an encouraging and positive environment. As a result, RPBA has an amazing group of well rounded, positive students that respect the staff as well as each other. Our teachers inspire the students with their knowledge and experience in all dance styles, and we encourage students to train in many dance disciplines. Wonderful technique classes, Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams, competitions and recitals all contribute to the overall experience as a Napa dancer. Students are given opportunities to attend master classes with guest teachers as well as to travel. We are committed to producing confident, graceful dancers who can inspire each other.

Experienced, Accredited Faculty

Napa has a fantastic staff of experienced, accredited teachers. These teachers provide a high level of training and inspire the students to work hard while offering a nurturing and supportive environment. All of our ballet teachers hold the Royal Academy of Dance teachers certification. Please visit our staff bio page to see the degrees and accomplishments of all Napa staff members.

Beautiful Facility

Napa opened it’s new doors in 2009 to a newly built state of the art facility. We have three dance studios with sprung floors and professional dance flooring as well as a built in sound system.

Professional Flooring

We used the top dance floor Harlequin which is the same floor as the National Ballet of Canada and America Ballet Theatre .

The school gives students the best protection by choosing the most professional floor, and also helps students complete professional learning


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