Adult Open Division

AOD Classes

Enjoy in-person ballet or tap classes at any of our three Centre locations. Follow this link to register.

More Information Purchase AOD Class

Ages 18 & up only

Registrations for all classes are online only. Absolutely no onsite class purchases will be available.

A minimum of three paying students must be present in order for a class to be held. In the case of an instructor's absence, we will substitute from within our staff.

  • Online class registration closes one hour before the scheduled start time.
  • Arrive no more than 10 minutes before the start time.
  • Dressing rooms will be closed. Plan accordingly.
  • A 48-hour cancellation notice is required. No refunds for missed classes. A class credit will only be issued if a minimum 48-hour prior notice is received.

First day of fall classes: Monday, August 7

Fall Schedule

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Kelly Tonina Cooper Mon 6:30-8:00p Intro Ballet
Georgie Grace Butler Mon 7:00-8:30p Inter/Adv Ballet

These classes are in-person at the Michael C. Carlos Centre. Please adhere to all safety protocols.

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
La'Toya Princess Jackson Tue 12:30-2:00p Beg/Int Ballet
Darby Burgess Wed 7:30-8:30p Tap (all levels)
Jennifer Inman Thu 12:30-2:00p Intermediate Ballet
Courtney Johnson Thu 12:30-2:00p Advanced Ballet
Arneshuia Nelson Sat 12:30-2:00p Intro/Beg Ballet
Arneshuia Nelson Sat 2:00-3:30p Inter/Adv Ballet
Courtney Johnson Sun 12:00-1:30p Intro Ballet
La'Toya Princess Jackson Sun 12:30-2:00p Beg/Int Ballet

These classes are in-person at the Buckhead Centre. Please adhere to all safety protocols.

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Courtney Johnson Mon *begins Oct. 2 6:30-7:30p Jazz
Mia Givens Wed 7:15-8:45p Beginner Ballet
Chantia Robinson Thu 7:15-8:45p Intro Ballet
Calla Vaughn Sat 12:00-1:30p Beg/Int. Ballet
Madelin Jamison Tue 6:30-7:30p Contemporary

These classes are in-person at the Virginia-Highland Centre. Please adhere to all safety protocols.

Pay as You Go

Ready to try a new class on your schedule? These drop-in rates give you the flexibility that you need. Please register online for all classes.


Regular Rate: $18
Discount Rate: $15 (Professional, Student, Senior)
One-hour class: $15 (no discount)

The Adult Open Division operates on a pay-as-you-go basis; pre-registration is required. The CDE recommends that students arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class start time in order to complete check-in in a timely fashion.

Student/Senior rates require a valid college ID or driver's license with proof of age 65+. Professional rates require a current professional dance card, theatre union card, or pay stub. Please bring proof to present to the front desk upon arrival.

Classes close 15 minutes after the scheduled start time. Students arriving more than 15 minutes late will not be permitted to take a class.

Atlanta Ballet Adult Open Division requires a minimum 48-hour cancellation notice for in-person classes. No refunds, credits, or exchanges will be issued for cancellations or absences without a written request submitted to at least 48 hours prior to class start time.


Unlimited semester and annual passes are by far the best bargain. You will be able to take whatever classes you like, at whatever location you like, and as many times as you like! Passes are also the quickest and most convenient of all purchase options. All you have to do is flash your pass, and you're off to class!

FALL PASS: $600 | August 7, 2023 - January 7, 2024

$600 | January 8 - June 2, 2024

$1,200 | Covers all classes for one year from the date of purchase!

The cost of passes and cards will not be pro-rated. Expiration dates will be extended for injury with a doctor's release. Passes and cards are non-transferable and non-refundable. Expiration dates will not be extended for travel.

Dress Code

Comfortable clothing is encouraged. Yoga wear, dance attire, or gym clothes are recommended. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required.

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Photography & Film Policy

Out of respect for fellow students and instructors, filming and photography by students are strictly prohibited during class at all CDE locations. We encourage you to interact with us on social media by sharing selfies or group pictures before or after class. Please be mindful of the privacy of others, and do not take and share pictures of others without their expressed consent.

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