Atlanta Ballet 2

Atlanta Ballet 2

Atlanta Ballet 2

Atlanta Ballet 2

Atlanta Ballet 2 Presents Cinderella
March 16-17
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Pathway to Becoming an Atlanta Ballet Company Dancer

Atlanta Ballet 2 is Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education’s highest level of training that provides new performance opportunities for the next generation of professional dancers. The program was formed beginning the 2017|2018 Season and represents Atlanta Ballet’s continued commitment to training dancers for professional careers. Atlanta Ballet 2 is the pathway to becoming an Atlanta Ballet Company member.

Atlanta Ballet 2 dancers are from all over the world and represent the artistic vision of Artistic Director Gennadi Nedvigin. These young individuals are dancers who have arrived at a defining point in their transitions to becoming professional dancers. They will receive individual classes and coaching from esteemed faculty mentors. The intense level of training, opportunities to rehearse with the Company and experiences of their own performances help mold the young artists’ awareness of the high expectations demanded of professional company members.

The position involves taking Atlanta Ballet 2 classes, in addition to select Company classes and rehearsing with the Company on a daily basis. There are several opportunities to perform with the Atlanta Ballet company in larger productions such as The Nutcracker, full-length ballets, and the family program, which feature Atlanta Ballet 2 dancers in leading roles. Atlanta Ballet 2 also has its own performances of selected repertoire around the metro Atlanta area.

Candidates for Atlanta Ballet 2 are selected from the Academy Level V, Summer Professional Intensive, and by audition. Atlanta Ballet 2 dancers receive a weekly stipend and shoes during the Company’s season. They also receive free tuition to all classes and activities at the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education.

During the 2023|2024 Season, 14 Centre graduates are currently in the Company from the former Fellowship Division and current Atlanta Ballet 2.

Atlanta Ballet 2 dancers in rehearsals for Cinderella, with choreographer Bruce Wells. Photo by Kim Kenney.

Credit Requirements

13 hours per semester

*Transfer credits are not accepted.

Atlanta Ballet 2 open auditions for the 2024|2025 Season starts in January.

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