Creative Movement

Division A - age 3

The A level Creative Movement dance classes for kids combine stories and music in a child-friendly setting, which helps students develop body awareness, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and confidence.

More Information

Classes meet once a week for 45 minutes. Students must be 3 years old (as of Sept. 1, 2023) and potty-trained. Pull-ups and diapers are not allowed. All enrolled students are required to participate in Spring Concert. Rehearsals begin in class in January 2024.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

Division A 2023-2024 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Amelia Murren Mon 3:00-3:45p
Amelia Murren Sat 10:00-10:45a CLOSED

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Kelly Tonina Cooper Sat 9:45-10:30a CLOSED

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Mia Givens Tue 3:30-4:15p
Mia Givens Thu 3:30-4:15p
Kyra Opdyke Sat 9:00-9:45a CLOSED
Calla Vaughn Sat (begins 9/9) 9:00-9:45a NEW CLASS!

Enrollment Information

Current Centre families REGISTER for 23-24
New families begin here.
*a copy of birth certificate is required for all new CM students

For In-Person appointments, email:

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Kelly Tonina Cooper, Centre Administrative Director

Buckhead Centre
4279 Roswell Road, Suite 703
Atlanta, GA 30342

Ansilla Bearden, Manager

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk
504 Amsterdam Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Ashley Suta, Manager

Registration Fee

Early (Current CDE families that register by April 30): $35
Regular (New families, May 1 - Aug 6): $50
Late (All families, Aug 7 onward): $75

Spring Concert Fee:
$190 due October 24, 2023
Late Deadline: $205 if paid by November 14, 2023

Annual Tuition


Payment Options:
1 Installment: $745.75 (5% discount applied; valid through Aug 6)
2 Installments: $392.50 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments: $78.50 per installment (1st and last installments due at registration)

Dress Code

Girls: Light pink Atlanta Ballet logo short-sleeve leotard (Eurotard style #1043), classic or skin tone tights, and matching ballet shoes, hair in bun (all hair décor secured)

White Atlanta Ballet t-shirt, black shorts or tights, white socks, white ballet shoes

Uniform leotards are exclusively available at the Atlanta Ballet Boutique. Boutiques are located at the West Midtown and Buckhead Centres. Shoes, tights, and other dance supplies are also available in the Boutique. Questions regarding the Boutique can be directed to

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