Ava Maria Safai
B.F.A. in Theatre - Acting (University of British Columbia)
Royal Conservatory of Music: ARCT in Voice Performance
Royal Conservatory of Music: ARCT Piano, Violin 8 - In Progress
Ava Maria Safai holds a B.F.A. in Theatre - Acting from the University of British Columbia and is a proud interdisciplinary artist. She is currently working towards her ARCT with the Royal Conservatory of Music in three disciplines (piano, voice, and violin), and has over eight years of teaching experience. Her students have gone on to win numerous awards, including First Place in the Ensemble category at the Kiwanis Music Festival (2018), and consistently earn high scores in their Royal Conservatory of Music examinations.
Following the placement of her first single “Finding Hope” on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, Ava Maria released her debut album We’ve Got Issues, her EP The Butterfly Acoustic and her merchandise line at her concert on the Red Gate Revue Stage (2018). She has garnered over one million views on YouTube, been featured in Maclean’s magazine, and was selected as The North Shore News’ “Favourite Local Celebrity" (2018). She also collaborates with her father to compose scores and soundtracks for feature films and television series. In 2019, she completed and published her second record He Loves Me (Not), as well her first holiday single In the Snow. She is currently promoting her third album and prepping for her Winter 2020 directorial debut.
Ava is fluent in English, French and Farsi, which enables her to connect with students from various backgrounds. She is passionate about providing a well-rounded arts education and aims to help all of her students reach their full potential as performers.
Learn more about Ava Maria by visiting her website: avamariasafai.com