Student Division

BI Level

BI level dance classes for kids build upon B level training using the ballet barre.

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BI level classes are designed around a structured classical ballet class and build upon the technique learned in the B level class. Classes in this division are carefully graded by age, physical strength, and development. Students are promoted according to individual progress in acquiring technique and strength. It is mandatory that students take two one-hour classes per week; split blocks are not permitted. Placement class required for new students.

To participate in Spring Concert, student must enroll in one of the Spring Concert classes indicated below (*). All enrolled students are required to participate in Spring Concert. Rehearsals begin in January 2020 with a 15-minute extension.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

BI Level 2019-2020 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
S. Bennett Mon 4:15-5:15p Block A *Spring Concert Rehearsal (5:15-5:30p)
S. Bennett Wed 4:30-5:30p Block A
K. Gaul Tue 3:45-4:45p* Block B *Spring Concert Rehearsal (4:45-5:00p)
K. Gaul Thu 4:00-5:00p Block B
C. Vaughn Fri 5:15-6:15p Block C *Spring Concert Rehearsal 6:15-6:30p)
C. Vaughn Sat 1:00-2:00p Block C

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
H. Clair Mon 4:15-5:15p Block D
R. Diaddigo Fri 4:15-5:15p Block D *Spring Concert Rehearsal (5:15-5:30p)
S. Bennett Tue 4:30-5:30p Block E *Spring Concert Rehearsal (5:30-5:45p)
S. Bennett Thu 4:45-5:45p Block E

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
T. Benion Wed 4:30-5:30p Block F *Spring Concert Rehearsal (5:30-5:45p)
T. Benion Fri 4:30-5:30p Block F
H. Drawe Thu 4:30-5:30p Block G *Spring Concert Rehearsal 5:30-5:45p)
H. Drawe Sat 10:15-11:15a Block G

Enrollment Information

Current CDE students may enroll for the 2019-2020 school year by clicking here.

All new students must register in person with 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 call or email each location for available appointment times.

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 May 5): $35
Regular (All families, May 6-Sept. 8):
Late (All families, after Sept. 8):

Spring Concert Fee:
$185 due October 27, 2019
Late Deadline:
$200 if paid by November 17, 2019

Annual Tuition


Additonal Class:

Payment Options:

1 Installment: $1,558 (5% discount applied)
2 Installments: $820 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments: $164 per installment (1st and last installments due at registration)

Optional Discipline Classes

Click here for the Optional Disciplines schedule.

Dress Code

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

Boys: White Atlanta Ballet t-shirt, black shorts or tights, white socks, 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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