Student Division

BIII Level

BIII level dance classes for kids ensure the student’s mastery of the fundamental movement methods.

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BIII level students are promoted according to individual progress in acquiring technique and strength. It is mandatory that students take two 1.5-hour classes per week; split blocks are not permitted. Three 1.5-hour classes per week are recommended. Under the instructor’s guidance, these classes ensure the student’s mastery of the fundamental movement methods. 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 2024.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

BIII Level 2023-2024 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Shirley Bennett Mon*/Wed 5:00-6:30p Block A
Amelia Murren Tue/Thu 5:30-7:00p/5:00-6:30p* Block B

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Georgie Grace Butler/Kyra Opdyke Mon*/Wed 5:30-7:00p*/6:15-7:45p Block C

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Mia Givens Mon/Wed* 5:45-7:15p

Enrollment Information

Current Centre families REGISTER for 23-24
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 April 30): $35
Regular (All families, May 1 - Aug 6): $50
Late (All families, Aug 78 onward): $75

Spring Concert Fee:
$190 due October 24, 2023
Late Deadline:
$205 if paid by November 14, 2023

Extra Costume Fee (optional disciplines):

Annual Tuition


Additional Class: $1,125

Payment Options:

1 Installment: $2,137.50 (5% discount applied; valid through Aug 6)
2 Installments: $1,125 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments: $225 per installment (1st and last installments due at registration)

Optional Discipline Classes

Click here for the Optional Disciplines schedule.

Dress Code

Girls: Purple Atlanta Ballet logo short-sleeve leotard (Eurotard #1043), classic or skin tone tights, and matching ballet shoes, hair in bun (all hair décor secured)

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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