Pre-Professional Division, Ages 9+ by audition only

Once a student reaches 9 years old they may audition to be in Pre-Professional Ballet Division. This is an accelerated program for committed dancers looking to pursue ballet seriously. Students in this division have classes 3-7 times a week based on skill level. Many of our students are accepted into elite summer programs around the world with scholarships, and are recognized as top participants at regional competitions like Youth America Grand Prix.

Preparatory 1 & 2

Costs: $240/month

Preparatory levels are to ensure the correct strength and alignment of the dancer is ready for the rigors of pointe work to ensue in the following level. Student may spend up to two years in this level if not qualified in age, development, maturity, body and feet for the demands of pointe work in Intermediate 1 level. 

 

Class Schedule: 

Tuesdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs

Thursdays at 5:30-7:00pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs and 7-7:30 contemporary with Miss Leslie

Fridays at 5:30-7:00pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs

 

Uniform:

Approved Motionwear leotards in Ultra Violet with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Intermediate 1

Costs: $270/month

Intermediate 1 level demands of dancers to be ready in age, maturity, alignment, strength and responsibility of the classical ballet form in order to be successful for pointe work. Student ideally should spend only one year in Intermediate 1 for all necessary pointe work development. Body conditioning, pre-pointe work and repertoire are a part of the program offerings.

 

Class Schedule: 

Mondays at 5:30-7:00pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs

Wednesdays at 6:15-8:30pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs

Thursdays at 5:30-7:30pm with Daet Rodriguez and Leslie Parker

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:15pm with Ashleyanne Hensley

 

Uniform:

Approved Motionwear leotards in Plum with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Intermediate 2 & 3

Cost: $300.00/month

Intermediate 2 and 3 dancers are developing artists and need to have strong pointework, alignment, maturity, muscle strength and an overall sense of ballet refinement to be successful in the two years of Intermediate 2 and 3. Body conditioning, pointe, contemporary and repertoire classes are a part of the program offerings. 

 

Class Schedule: 

Tuesdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley

Wednesdays at 6:00-8:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley

Thursdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Leslie Parker

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Daet Rodriguez

 

Uniform:

Approved Motionwear leotards in Concord Blue with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Intermediate Advanced

Costs: $360.00/month

Intermediate Advanced ballet dancers are continuing the refinement process and vocabulary expansion needed to continue in their necessary training. Ideally dancers only need one year of Intermediate Advanced level to gain the expanded knowledge and repetition that will prepare them for the Advanced/Pre-Professional levels ahead.

 

Class Schedule: 

Tuesdays at 5:30-7:30 with Margit Peguero

Wednesdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Kelsey Stanhope

Thursdays at 5:15-8:30pm with Leslie Parker and Kelsey Stanhope

Fridays at 5:30-8:30pm with Kelsey Stanhope

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Daet Rodriguez

 

OPTIONAL: Advanced Jazz 7:30-8:30 Tuesdays at an additional cost. 

 

Uniform:

Approved Motionwear leotards in Navy with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Advanced & Pre-Professional

Cost: $380.00/month

Advanced and Pre-Professional level dancers are continuing refinement and personal growth through more artistic and strength developing opportunities. An Advanced dancer may spend two years in this level before being promoted to a pre-professional dancer.

 

Class Schedule: 

Mondays at 5:30-8:30 with Margit Peguero and Daet Rodriguez

Tuesdays at 5:30-8:30 with Margit Peguero and Marah King

Wednesdays at 5:15-8:30pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Margit Peguero

Thursdays at 5:15-8:30 with Leslie Parker and Daet Rodriguez

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:15pm with Ashleyanne Hensley and Margit Peguero

Optional- Fridays 5:30-8:30 with Kelsey Stanhope

 

Uniform:

Approved Motionwear leotards in Black with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Pre-professional Conservatory Daytime Program

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Intermediate Advanced to Advanced/Pre-Pro dancers (through audition only) study during daytime hours of 2:15-5:15pm with technique, pointe, repertoire, contemporary/modern, anatomy and body conditioning Mondays through Fridays (Advanced/Pre-Pro also attends on Saturdays). Additional classes in the evening program are allotted as a part of the program allowing the serious student to be in the studio up to 6 days per week and up to 24 hours of technical training. Performance opportunities with the Professional Company are available along with adding the YAGP Training Program to their training through an audition process. 

 

Class Schedule:

Monday through Friday 2:15-5:15pm for levels 1-3 and Saturday 10-12:30pm for Levels 2 and 3

6 additional hours in the evening/Saturday classes are optional as a part of the Conservatory Program rate

 

Uniform:Approved Motionwear leotards with embroidery. Color varies depending on placed level. Mesh seamed tights: either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes. 

Student Trainees

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Upon completion of the Conservatory Program for 1 year an advanced dancer may be asked to be a Student Trainee. Student Trainees are in the studio up to 34.5 hours a week rehearsing with the Company and in their required evening School classes with the Advanced/Pre-professional level in the evenings. Dancers must have flexible schooling to accomodate this rigorous schedule. 

 

For more information on any program, please contact the School Director at ahensley@georgiaballet.org or 770-528-0881

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The Georgia Ballet

1255 Field Parkway Marietta, GA 30066

Mailing Address: PO Box 670563 Marietta, GA 30066

770-528-0881

office@georgiaballet.org

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