Creative Movement

Division AIII

The AIII level introductory ballet classes for kids teach students beginning ballet steps, terminology, and the basics of dance.

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By the end of AIII Creative Movement, students will be introduced to beginning ballet steps, terminology, and the basics of dance. Students are expected to attend class once per week for 1 hour. Students must be 6 years old (as of Sept. 1, 2021). All enrolled students are required to participate in Spring Concert. Rehearsals begin in class in January 2022.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

Division AIII 2021-2022 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
K. Gaul Mon 4:00-5:00p
L. Jackson Wed 4:30-5:30p
N. el-Shabazz Fri 5:15-6:15p
J. Freeman Sat 11:15a-12:15p CLOSED
L. Jackson Sun 2:00-3:00p

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
K. Cooper Mon 4:15-5:15p CLOSED
K. Cooper Thu 3:15-4:15p
K. Cooper Sat 10:30-11:30a

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
C. Vaughn Mon 3:30-4:30p
A. Gibson Wed 3:30-4:30p
L. Jackson Thu 4:15-5:15p CLOSED
A. Gibson Sat 10:30-11:30a

Enrollment Information

For registration information, please contact your preferred location:

Buckhead Centre: Principal Kate Gaul
Virginia-Highland Centre: Principal Nicole Adams
Michael C. Carlos Centre: Centre Administrative Director Kelly Tonina Cooper

*a copy of birth certificate is required for all new CM students

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

Kate Gaul, Principal

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

Nicole Adams, Principal

Registration Fee

Early (Current CDE families that register by June 1): $35
Regular (All families, May 10-Sept. 5): $50
Late (All families, after Sept. 5): $75

Spring Concert Fee:
$185 due October 24, 2021
Late Deadline:
$200 if paid by November 14, 2021

Annual Tuition


Payment Options:

1 Installment: $779 (5% discount applied)
2 Installments: $410 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments: $82 per installment (1st and last installments due at registration)

Dress Code

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

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

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

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