• Pre-Professional Division

    Build a career in professional dance

Advanced students may audition for the Pre-Professional Division, an intense program designed for students who wish to pursue a career in professional dance. With up to five hours of required daily classes, Pre-Professional students practice classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, adagio, modern, and jazz. They may rehearse with Atlanta Ballet’s professional company, learn repertory, and possibly perform on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Pre-Professional Division classes are offered at the Academy, Elite, Premiere, Conservatory, and Atalnta Ballet 2 levels.

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).

*Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education does not accept transfer credits/hours.

Academy

Academy I & II are designed for our youngest dancers beginning committed preparatory training for the Pre-professional Division. By invitation only.

Elite

With up to five hours of required daily classes, Elite level students practice classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, adagio, modern, and jazz.

Premiere

With up to five hours of required daily classes, Premiere level students practice classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, adagio, modern, and jazz.

Conservatory

The Conservatory Program gives young dancers the opportunity to develop in a nurturing atmosphere that will groom them to become professional dancers.

Atlanta Ballet 2

Atlanta Ballet 2 is the Centre's highest level of training that provides new performance opportunities and the pathway to becoming an Atlanta Ballet Company member.