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.


A Non-Refundable Registration Fee of $55 is due per family upon registration.

Pre-Professional 1

Pre-Professional 1

Costs: $265/month

Pre-Professional 1 is 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 Pre-Professional 2 level.  


Class Schedule:

Ballet:

Mondays at 6:30-8:30pm with Lauri Worrill-Biggs

Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm with Courtney Walker

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

Jazz: 

Mondays at 5:30-6:30pm with Cassandra Broussard

Contemporary:

Wednesdays at 5:30-6:30pm 

Hip Hop:

Fridays at 7:00-8:00pm with Mikey Hollingsworth


Additional Class Offerings (additional charge applies):

YAGP Prep *by invitation only* on Wednesdays at 7:30-8:30pm with Courtney Walker


Uniform:

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

Pre-Professional 2

Pre-Professional 2

Costs: $316/month

Pre-Professional 2 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 Pre-Professional 2 for all necessary pointe work development. Body conditioning, pre-pointe work, contemporary, jazz, hip hop and repertoire are a part of the program  offerings.  


Class Schedule:

Ballet:

Mondays at 6:30-8:30pm with Courtney Walker

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

Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30pm with Courtney Walker

Saturdays at 10:00 am-12:30pm with Alexa DeStefano and Daet Rodriguez

Jazz: 

Mondays at 5:30-6:30pm with Cassandra Broussard

Contemporary:

Wednesdays at 5:30-6:30pm 


Additional Class Offerings (additional charge applies):

YAGP Prep *by invitation only* on Wednesdays at 7:30-8:30pm with Courtney Walker

Hip Hop on Fridays at 7:00-8:00pm with Mikey Hollingsworth 


Uniform:

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

Pre-Professional 3

Pre-Professional 3

Costs: $421.00/month

Pre-Professional 3 ballet dancers are continuing the refinement process and  vocabulary expansion needed to continue in their necessary training.  Ideally dancers need 2-3 years of Pre-Professional 3 level to  gain the expanded knowledge and repetition that will prepare them for  the Pre-Professional 4 level ahead.  


Class Schedule:  

Ballet:

Mondays at 5:30-7:00pm with Margit Peguero

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

Thursdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Daet Rodriguez

Fridays at 7:00-8:30pm with Courtney Walker

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:30pm with Alexa DeStefano and Daet Rodriguez

Jazz: 

Mondays at 7:30-8:30pm with Cassandra Broussard

Contemporary:

Wednesdays at 7:00-8:30pm 

Hip Hop:

Fridays at 6:00-7:00pm with Mikey Hollingsworth


Uniform:

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

Pre-Professional 4

Pre-Professional 4

Costs: $474.00/month

Pre-Professional 4 level dancers are  continuing refinement and personal growth through more artistic and  strength developing opportunities. A dancer may spend two  years in this level before being promoted to a Conservatory dancer.  


Class Schedule:

Ballet:

Mondays at 5:30-7:00pm with Margit Peguero

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

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

Thursdays at 5:30-8:30pm with Margit Peguero

Saturdays at 10:00am-12:15pm with Alexa DeStefano and Margit Peguero

Jazz:

Mondays at 7:30-8:30pm with Cassandra Broussard

Contemporary:

Wednesdays at 7:00-8:30pm 

Hip Hop on Fridays at 6:00-7:00pm with Mikey Hollingsworth




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.  

Conservatory Daytime Program

Conservatory Daytime Program

*Please call for rates

Intermediate 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 (C3/4 also attend 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 1-4 and Saturday 10-12:30pm for Levels 3-4

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


Uniform:  Approved Lulli leotards: C1 in Patina Green with embroidery, C2 in Dark Green with embroidery; C3 in Teal with embroidery; C4 in Jade with embroidery. Mesh seamed tights:  either Body Wrappers #A46 or Capezio C19 Pointe Pink and pink canvas ballet shoes.  

Student Trainee

Student Trainee

See School Director for Info.

Upon completion of the Conservatory Program for 1 year a C3/4 dancer may be asked to be a part/full time Student Trainee. Student Trainees are in the studio up to 34.5 hours a week rehearsing with the Company and in their required School classes with the Conservatory level 3/4. Dancers must have flexible schooling to accommodate this rigorous schedule. For more information on any program, please contact the School Director at alexadestefano@georgiaballet.org or 770-528-0881.