About The Georgia Ballet
Founded in 1960 by Marietta native Iris Hensley, The Georgia Ballet is a non-profit organization committed to inspiring the public through professional ballet performance, unparalleled dance training and meaningful community outreach. We are continuously growing to meet the needs of the community while fulfilling our reputation as an outstanding arts organization.
Native of Kennesaw, Georgia, Georgianna began her training at the age of 3. In 2015 she began training at the Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance with Susan Bebee where she had the privilege of dancing the roles of the Sugarplum Fairy and the Little Mermaid along with several others. She was awarded scholarships and attended summer intensives at the School of American Ballet, Next Generation Ballet, International Ballet Intensive, Atlanta Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and The Georgia Ballet. She was a top 12 contender at Youth American Grand Prix, Winston Salem, 2018 and performed at the New York finals. She has had the privilege to work with world renowned artists such as Paloma Herrera, Laura Alonso, Darina Bedeva, Lisa Lock, Kay Mazzo, Phillip Neal, Suki Schorer, and Silas Farley. Georgianna is studying at Kennesaw State University. Georgianna became a company member in 2019 and is continuing her third season with the Georgia Ballet.