COMPANY DIVISION

(6th-12th Graders, Ages 13-18)

Classes Start Week of Aug. 9th 2021

GDC’s Company classes provide performance focused training for the company dancers of GA Metro Dance Theatre,a student-based dance company housed in the studios of Georgia Dance Conservatory. Weekly training for each level includes multiple classes such as ballet, jazz, contemporary, and conditioning, as well as preparation for dancing en pointe. GMDT Company Dancers perform in GDC’s annual Recital, as well as additional GMDT performances throughout the season.

Placement is available via audition only.

 

Georgia Metro Dance Theatre

Georgia Dance Conservatory is the official school of Georgia Metro Dance Theatre (GMDT), a student based dance company producing professional quality ballet and dance performances in Marietta, GA. Founded by Atlanta dance pioneer Ruth Mitchell in 1956, GMDT is proudly one of the oldest non-profit arts organizations in Georgia. Our 100+ dancers ages 7-18 are trained through Georgia Dance Conservatory’s Company Division program with dance instructors who specialize in preparing students for the stage.

If you are interested in your child joining Georgia Metro Dance Theatre, contact GMDT’s Associate Artistic Director Gray Stoner or visit the GMDT website!

Pre-Theatre I-II

(2nd-4th Grade)

Pre-Theatre I (PTI)

    • GDC classes 1 day/week (2 hours), including ballet and jazz
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker

Pre-Theatre II (PTII)

    • GDC classes 1 day/week (2 hours), including ballet and jazz
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker

Apprentice Theatre I-II

(4th-6th Grade)

Apprentice Theatre I (ATI)

    • GDC classes 2 days/week (3.5 hours), including ballet and jazz
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show

Apprentice Theatre II (ATII)

    • GDC classes 2 days/week (4.5 hours), including ballet, jazz, and pre-pointe
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show

Apprentice Theatre III-IV

(6th-9th Grade)

Apprentice Theatre III (ATIII)

    • GDC classes 3 days/week (5.75 hours), including ballet, jazz, beginning pointe, and conditioning for dancers
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show

Apprentice Theatre IV (ATIV)

    • GDC classes 4 days/week (6.75 hours), including ballet, contemporary, beginning pointe, and conditioning for dancers
    • GMDT rehearsals on Sundays
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show

Theatre I-II

(8th-12th Grade, Pre-Professional Level)

Theatre I (THI)

    • GDC classes 4 days/week (7.25 hours), including ballet, contemporary, intermediate pointe, and conditioning for dancers
    • GMDT rehearsals on Saturdays and Sundays (up to 8 hours per weekend)
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show

Theatre II (THII)

    • GDC classes 5 days/week (8.5 hours), including ballet, contemporary, advanced pointe, and conditioning for dancers
    • GMDT rehearsals on Saturdays and Sundays (up to 8 hours per weekend)
    • Performs in GDC’s annual Recital
    • Performs in GMDT’s The Nutcracker and Spring Show, with additional performance opportunities throughout the year

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