Leadership and Faculty

Leadership and Faculty

Leadership and Faculty

Direction

Led by Artistic Director Gennadi Nedvigin and Dean Sharon Story, the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education (CDE) features a team of over 40 professional instructors at our Midtown, Buckhead, and Virginia-Highland studios. The CDE's instructors are dedicated to providing a nurturing experience in the art of dance that will aid in the physical, intellectual, and spiritual development of students at all levels. Our instructors are among the best in Atlanta and include current and former members of Atlanta Ballet and other professional dance companies around the world.

Administration

  • Gennadi Nedvigin, Artistic Director

  • Sharon Story, Dean/Ballet Mistress

  • Kelly Tonina Cooper, Centre Administrative Director

  • Diane Caroll, Community Partnerships Director

  • Kate Gaul, Buckhead Centre Principal

  • Nicole Adams, Virginia-Highland Centre Principal

  • Ansilla Bearden, Satellite Manager/Summer Programs Coordinator

  • Brittney Flowers, Centre Education Associate

Centre Education Associates: Jeanette Estrella, Allegra Fasshauer, Shannon Geary, Christiana McLeod Horn, Courtney Johnson, Breanna Justus, Hui-Wen Peng, Bryony Whitelaw

Faculty

Shirley Bennett, Shannon Beshears, Darby Burgess, Diane Caroll, Serena Chu, Harmony Clair, Kelly Tonina Cooper, Kameron Davis, Sophia Dixon, Nardja el-Shabazz, Allegra Fasshauer, Ashley Gibson, Mia Givens, Jennifer Inman, LaToya Princess Jackson, Sergio Masero, Loren McFalls, Amelia Murren, Arneshuia Nelson, Anna Penny, Chantia Robinson, Roscoe Sales, Anderson Souza, Jasmine Stevenson, Jennifer Van Meter, Calla Vaughn, Natalya Vyashenko, Martine Weber

Accompanists

Elizabeth Grimes, Aleksandra Korshunova, Yulia Rice, Gretel Rodriguez, Kyla Zollitsch​