Student Division

BIV Level

BIV level students are promoted according to individual progress in acquiring technique and strength.

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BIV 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 2025.

Schedule and faculty subject to change based on enrollment.

BIV Level 2024-2025 Schedule

Buckhead Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Nadyne Bispo Mon*/Wed 6:30-8:00p Block A
Marlena Abaza Tue*/Thu 6:30-8:00p*/6:00-7:30p Block B

Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Instructor Day Time Notes
Shirley Bennett Tue*/Thu 6:30-8:00p Block C

Virginia-Highland Centre at Amsterdam Walk

Instructor Day Time Notes
Han Myers/Ashley Suta Mon/Wed* 5:30-7:00p Block D

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): $50
Late (All families, Aug 5 onward): $75

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

Extra Costume Fee (Optional):

Annual Tuition


Additional Class: $1,157.50

Payment Options:

1 Installment: $2,199.25 (5% discount applied; valid through Aug 7)
2 Installments: $1,157.50 per installment (1st due at registration, 2nd due by January 1st)
10 Installments: $231.50 per installment (1st and last installments due at registration)

Optional Discipline Classes

Click here for the Optional Disciplines schedule.

Dress Code

Girls: Purple or Lilac Atlanta Ballet logo short-sleeve leotard (Eurotard #1043), classic or skin tone tights, with 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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