The GAD Conservatory is an intense training program offering approximately 21 -25 hours a week of professional instruction including Ballet technique, Pointe, Variations, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Nutrition & Career Counseling. Included are rehearsals for 11 major full-length productions throughout the season.
This conservatory program is designed to prepare students for a professional career in the arts including possible positions obtained in the
Georgia Dance Theatre Trainee and Professional Companies.
Serious dance students audition for or are invited to be in the Conservatory Program. Pre-Professional level Ballet students of
Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts are eligible for the Conservatory Program.
For additional information regarding the GAD Conservatory Program please contact Artistic Director Sherri Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are so excited to offer the next level of advanced training for dancers within our community and beyond!
Pictured below are some examples of alumni students who have progressed to a professional career in the arts:
Grayson Davis - Georgia Dance Theatre alumnus & member of American Ballet Theatre of New York (pictured with Misty Copeland of ABT)
Nichole Martin - Georgia Dance Theatre Pre-Professional & Professional Company alumna & current Director of Marketing at GAD (pictured w/ GAD Pre-Professional Students)
Josh Reynolds - Georgia Dance Theatre alumnus & member of Royal Winnipeg Ballet (pictured with fiance' & Principal dancer JoAnn Sundermeier)
Hayley Keir - Georgia Dance Theatre Professional Company alumna & current Ballet Mistress of GAD & the Performing Arts (pictured with GDT professional company member Lauren Hamilton)
For additional information on the successes of GAD/GDT Alumni Students please visit our Alumni page.
ACADEMIC & HOME SCHOOLING SUPPORT:
Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts is the only program in South Atlanta that has dedicated Directors that provide academic & home schooling support and guidance.
Students enrolled in the conservatory program receive daily instruction as a pre-professional dancer while participating in a challenging academic curriculum which includes college preparatory, honors, and advanced placement courses. These courses are offered on line through the State of Georgia, Konos Academy, and Georgia Connections Academy.
Please click the links below to learn more these academic & home schooling opportunities.
To learn more information about the Academic component of our Conservatory Program, please contact us at email@example.com.