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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.
Kayla started dancing at 4 years old with Dancer's Studio/Backstage under the direction of Jonnie Kelly. At age 14 she joined Atlanta Dance Theatre (ADT), studying with Victoria Leigh and Shelley Grames among others. She has also attended the Nashville Ballet's Summer Intensive. Kayla has danced many roles with ADT including Snow Queen and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, and for two Seasons, as Beauty in Beauty and the Beast. Kayla had the honor of studying at The School of the Georgia Ballet last year. This is her first season as a trainee in the Company.
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