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Open House!

Curious to see what a Volya rehearsal is like? Attend our Open House on May 31, 2018, where you can sit-in on one of our rehearsals free of cost! Rehearsal begins at 7:30pm and will end at 9:30pm. Volya studios is located at the Ruth Carse Centre for Dance (11205 107 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T5).


Contact info@volya.org for any questions! Hope to see you there!

11th Annual Spring Awakening Gala

On Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at St. Basil's Hall (10819 71 Ave.), Volya is celebrating our 11th Annual Spring Awakening Gala! 

The event features a delicious dinner and entertaining program with performances by Volya and Koperoush School of Ukrainian Dance, followed by a dance to Euphoria Band! A silent auction and other activities will take place throughout the evening.


Adult - $60

Child (6-12) - $35

Child (5 and under) -  Free

2 Tables (16 tickets) - $880

Please contact info@volya.org or 780.278.2348 for questions or ticket purchase! 

We hope to see you there!

Volya Auditions!

You are invited to audition for the Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble! On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018, we will be holding dancer auditions for anyone over the age of 16 or in grade 10! Doors open at 2pm and the audition begins at 2:30pm and will end at 4:00pm. The auditions will be held at the Ruth Carse Centre for Dance (11205 107 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T5).

Volya combines the highest standards of technical excellence with the intricate footwork and athletic artistry that are the hallmarks of Ukrainian dance at its very best. Be a part of the freedom that is Volya!


Contact info@volya.org for any questions! See you on June 3rd!

SVIATO 25 - Celebration on the Square!

Catch Volya performing at the Celebration on the Square on August 28th for the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's Declaration of Independence! The Volya dancers are looking forward to sharing the stage with many other talented, Ukrainian performers, including many dance ensembles, musicians, and vocalists!

We hope to see you all there! #SVIATO25



New Year's Eve Zabava

Who's ready to bring in the New Year?

What?: Volya is hosting a New Year's Eve Zabava! Appetizers, late lunch, complimentary champagne, a photo booth, live music, and party favours are all offered for $50.00/ticket. Euphoria will be taking the stage! The theme is "Sequins and Bowties", so be sure to dress accordingly!

Where?: Meridian Banquet Hall (4820 73 Ave.) 

When?: Thursday, December 31st at 8:00 p.m.

You won't want to be anywhere else this New Year's Eve! Tickets are $50.00, and can be purchased through your favourite Volya! member, or through info@volya.org.

Halloween Pubcrawl

Join Volya on October 30th for a Halloween pubcrawl, hosted by Privilege Pubcrawls. 

All Proceeds From These Ticket Sales Are Donated To Volya! Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.

The Night of the Staggering Drunks has become Edmonton's Premier Halloween Event being the city's BIGGEST Single Route Pubcrawl 5 YEARS IN A ROW and the Largest Student Event of the Year!

This year, we expect to BREAK RECORDS! You could go on other crawls.. Why waste your time with "Mystery Stops" and end up at bars you don't even want to go to.. Instead.. Go to 5 of the Guaranteed Hottest Clubs in the City without Disappointment and the Most People! NO LINE, NO COVER, ALL PARTY!


-Check in at Knoxville's on 108st and Jasper Ave 7PM Leaving 7:30PM SHARP

The Rack-Union Hall-Mystery Stop-Knoxvilles Tavern

Get your tickets now at http://tinyurl.com/VolyaHalloween
$25 each.

Questions: 780.907.7450 or info@volya.org

Volya at Toronto Ukrainian Festival

Volya is very excited to be performing at this year's Toronto Ukrainian Festival!  Join us September 18-20, 2015 at North America's Largest Ukrainian Festival in the Bloor West Village! Festival Location: Bloor St. West, Toronto, between Jane St. and Runnymede Rd. Take the TTC – we’re right at both Jane station and Runnymede station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. This is a rain or shine event! Friday, September 18                 5:00 p.m. - Festival opens                 7:00 p.m. – Entertainment on the Northland Power Festival Stage at Jane St. and the Community Stage at Runnymede Rd.                 10:30 p.m. - Zabava (street dance) Saturday, September 19           & ...

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Fall Auditions

Volya is pleased to announce their fall auditions!

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Doors open at 5:30 PM, Auditions at 6:00 PM

Dance Alberta Studios, 11205 107 Avenue, Edmonton AB

Dancers must be over the age of 16 or in Grade 10 to audition. Please wear rehearsal attire.

Be part of this exciting ensemble! Volya tours internationally every year at minimal cost to dancers.

Hope to see you there! Any questions? E-mail info@volya.org

Dance Skills & Solo Workshop

Volya is pleased to announce a Ukrainian Dance Skills, Technique, and Solo Workshop!

Learn from the best: 

- be trained by some of the best Ukrainian dance soloists in Alberta

- boys will learn to jump higher to perfect jump splits, backbreakers and pikes

- girls will learn to perfect spins for obertass, fouetees and fifth turns

- gain better flexibility to make tricks easier to perform.


Sunday, May 31st

Location: Dance Alberta Studios, 11205-107 Avenue, Edmonton AB

Cost: $20 per dancer 

Ages: 8-17 years 

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 PM (ages 8-12) ; 3:30 to 5:30 PM (ages 13-17) ; 6:00 PM open house (all ages) 

Snacks and juice will be provided.

Limited Space Available! An open house starting at 6 PM is available for participants to watch a Volya practice.

Please RSVP by May 27th, 2015 to info@volya.org

Walk-ins welcome. Hope to see you there!

  • Download the Workshop Registration Form
  • June Auditions

    Volya is excited to announce upcoming auditions! 

    Sunday, June 7th

    Doors at 2:30 PM, Auditions at 3:00 PM

    Dance Alberta Studios 

    11205 107 Avenue

    Edmonton, AB

    Be part of this exciting ensemble! Dancers over the age of 16 are invited to audition.

    Please wear rehearsal attire and appropriate footwear. 

    Any questions please contact info@volya.org or 780.907.7450.

    Hope to see you there!

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