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 2023 with a 15-minute extension.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

BI Level 2022-2023 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Amelia Murren Mon*/Wed 4:00-5:00p*/4:30-5:30p Block A
L. Princess Jackson / Harmony Clair Tue*/Fri 5:15-6:15p*/4:45-5:45p Block B
Harmony Clair Thu*/Sat 5:15-6:15p*/10:00-11:00a Block C

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Harmony Clair Mon* / Wed 4:15-5:15p*/4:15-5:15p Block D
Shirley Bennett Tue/Thu* 5:00-6:00p/5:00-6:00p* Block E

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Jennifer Inman Mon/Wed* 5:30-6:30/5:15-6:15p* Block F
Calla Vaughn Tue*/Thu 4:15-5:15p* / 4:15-5:15p Block G

Enrollment Information

Current Centre families REGISTER for 22-23
New families, begin your registration 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, 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 1): $35
Regular (All families, May 2 - Aug 7):
Late (All families, Aug 8 onward):

Spring Concert Fee:
$185 due October 24, 2022
Late Deadline:
$200 if paid by November 14, 2022

Annual Tuition


Additional Class: $862.50

Payment Options:

1 Installment: $1,638.75 (5% discount applied; valid through Aug 7)
2 Installments
: $862.50 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments
: $172.50 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, classic or skin tone 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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