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, 2020). All enrolled students are required to participate in Spring Concert. Rehearsals begin in class in January 2021.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

HYBRID: You can choose this as a virtual class or to attend in-person. Once you select, then that is your method of attendance for all classes throughout the semester. You cannot switch back and forth.

VIRTUAL: You will take class via a link.

IN-PERSON: You will take class in the Atlanta Ballet studio.

Division AIII 2020-2021 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
A. Harrison Thu 3:00-4:00p HYBRID
A. Harrison Fri 4:45-5:45p IN-PERSON
B. Brown Sat 11:15a-12:15p IN-PERSON
L. Jackson Sun 2:00-3:00p IN-PERSON

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

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

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
A. Gibson Wed 3:30-4:30p HYBRID
A. Gibson Thu 4:15-5:15p HYBRID
C. Vaughn Sat 10:00-11:00a HYBRID

Enrollment Information

All students must contact the Centre Administrative Director at the Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre in West Midtown or the Principals at the Buckhead and Virginia-Highland Centres. Please email your preferred location for registration procedures.

*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 4-Sept. 6): $50
Late (All families, after Sept. 6): $75

Spring Concert Fee:
$185 due October 25, 2020
Late Deadline:
$200 if paid by November 15, 2020

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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