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 have the opportunity to participate in Spring Concert. Rehearsals begin in January 2025 with a 15-minute extension.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

BI Level 2024-2025 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Nadyne Bispo Mon*/Wed 4:00-5:00p Block A
Marlena Abaza Tue/Thu* 5:15-6:15p Block B

*spring concert class extends 15 minutes in January 2025

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Kameron Davis Mon*/ Wed 5:00-6:00p*/5:15-6:15p Block C
Shirley Bennett Tue*/Thu 5:30-6:30p Block D

*spring concert class extends 15 minutes in January 2025

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Courtney Johnson Mon/Wed* 4:45-5:45p/4:30-5:30p* Block F
Calla Vaughn Tue/Thu* 4:15-5:15p Block G

*spring concert class extends 15 minutes in January 2025

Enrollment Information

Current Centre families REGISTER for 24-25
New families begin here.

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 May 5): $35
Regular (All families, May 6 - Aug 4):
Late (All families, Aug 5 onward):

Spring Concert Fee:
$200 due October 21, 2024
Late Deadline:
$220 if paid by November 18, 2024

Annual Tuition


Additional Class: $915

Payment Options:

1 Installment: $1,743.25 (5% discount applied; valid through Aug 6)
2 Installments
: $917.50 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st; option available through Sept. 4)
10 Installments
: $183.50 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), classic or skin tone tights, and matching ballet shoes, hair in bun (all hair décor secured)

Boys: 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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