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GDC Recital 2019 June 1 & 2

Our last day of classes is Saturday, May 25. Dress Rehearsals are Tuesday, May 28- Friday, May 31 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center. GDC Recital 2019 is Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center.

Costume Meetings April 29- May 4

We will hand out recital costumes in all classes April 29- May 4. We will invite parents in the last 30 minutes of each class to not only hand out costumes, but to also go over hair/makeup instructions, costume care, and review recital procedures. This is an important, mandatory meeting. We can’t wait to see everyone!

2019- 2020 Registration is now OPEN

Registration for the 2019- 2020 school year is now OPEN. To view the 2019- 2020 schedule click HERE. To register click HERE.

Recital Tickets On Sale Now

Recital Tickets are NOW on sale and available ONLINE ONLY at

Spring Break April 1- 6

We are CLOSED for all classes April 1- 6 for Spring Break. We will be OPEN Saturday, March 30 and then CLOSED Monday, April 1. We will re-open Monday, April 8.

Recital Meetings March 25- 30

We will hand out Recital Packets March 25- 30. Parents are invited in the last 20 minutes of their dancer’s scheduled class to go over GDC Recital 2019 schedules and procedures. We look forward to seeing you for these mandatory meetings!

GMDT presents Coppélia March 22- 24

GA Metro Dance Theatre proudly presents a classic ballet comedy Coppélia and the Magical Toy Shop. Join Swanhilda and her friends as they uncover the mysteries hidden in the magical toy shop of mad inventor Dr. Coppelius. Will Franz win the heart of the mysterious girl in the window? Will Dr. Coppelius be successful in bringing his doll Coppélia to life? This show guarantees to delight the entire family with plenty of humor and magic.

Friday, March 22 at 7:30pm

Saturday, March 23 at 2:00 & 7:30pm

Sunday, March 24 at 2:00pm

At the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. Purchase tickets online HERE.

GDC CLOSED Mid-Winter Break February 18- 23

We are CLOSED for all classes February 18- 23 for Mid-Winter Break. We will hold class Saturday, February 16 and then close Monday, February 18 to re-open Monday, February 25.

GDC CLOSED Tuesday, January 29

Due to the predicted winter weather and for the safety of our GDC families, faculty, and staff, we will be CLOSED for all classes Tuesday, January 29. We follow Marietta City Schools’ decisions in regards to school closings.

Performance Fee due March 15

Performance Fees of $85 per dancer have now been charged to your account and are due March 15. Late fees will be charged March 16. Pay online HERE.

Summer 2019 Registration OPEN

Summer 2019 Registration is now OPEN. To register for camps ages 3-13, click here. To register for drop-in classes ages 10 & up, click here.

Parent Observation Week, January 28- February 2

We invite parents into the studio to observe their dancer’s full class January 28- February 2. All classes are open to parent observation.

Studio OPEN MLK, Jr. Day

We are OPEN and will hold all classes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, January 21).

Classes Resume Friday, January 4

Happy New Year from GDC! We will resume classes Friday, January 4.

CLOSED Holiday Break December 21- January 3

We are CLOSED for Holiday Break December 21- January 3. We will hold all classes Thursday, December 20 and then close Friday, December 21. We will re-open Friday, January 4. Please note that Holiday Break begins and ends mid-week.

CLOSED Thanksgiving Break November 19- 24

We are CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break November 19- 24. We will hold all classes Saturday, November 17 and then close Monday, November 19. We will re-open Monday, November 26.

GMDT presents The Nutcracker November 23- 25

Do you believe in magic? Come get swept away in the joy of the holidays with Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre’s enchanting rendition of the beloved story ballet The Nutcracker. With four performances over Thanksgiving weekend, this holiday classic promises to delight audiences of all ages. We invite you to the Stahlbaum’s holiday party where a mischievous magician orchestrates surprises around each corner, and dolls and toy soldiers come to life to battle against giant mice! Then, let us take you on a journey through the snowy Pine Forest to the delectable Kingdom of Sweets, where you will meet enchanting characters who will entertain you with dances from around the world. Make GMDT a part of your holiday tradition this Thanksgiving with The Nutcracker!

Purchase tickets HERE.

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, November 25, 2018 @ 2:00pm

Performances at The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway Marietta, GA 30060.

Dress-Up Week at GDC October 25- 31

We invite all students to dress up for their scheduled dance classes Thursday, October 25- Wednesday, October 31. Please make sure costumes are appropriate, allow for a full range of motion, and are not a distraction.

GMDT presents Dracula October 5- 7

Fangs, coffins, crucifixes, and pointe shoes? Ga Metro Dance Theatre boldly presents Dracula, the Halloween ballet with a bite! Be transported to the land of Transylvania where dance and myth mix together in this legendary tale of Count Dracula and his three brides, the misfortunes of Jonathan Harker and fiance Mina Murray, and the ultimate struggle between good and evil. Vampires, gypsies, castles, masquerades, superstition, and eternal love collide in this chilling ballet based on the classic novel by Brahm Stoker, set to the hauntingly beautiful score of Philip Feeney. Purchase tickets HERE.
Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 2:00pm

Costume Fee due November 15

Costume Fees have now been charged to your account and are due by Thursday, November 15. Costume payments received after November 15 will incur a late fee of $25 per costume. Costume Fees are as follows:

3 & 4 year old classes


5-18 year old classes


Ballet/Jazz combo classes


CLOSED Fall Break September 24- 29

We are CLOSED for Fall Break September 24- 29. We will have class Saturday, September 22 and then will be closed for all classes beginning Monday, Septmber 24. We will re-open Monday, October 1.

Bring A Friend Week September 17- 22

Bring A Friend Week is September 17- 22 for ALL classes. Your dancer may bring a friend to his/her scheduled dance class. If your dancers’ friend registers for a GDC class, you will receive a $25 credit to your account, and the friend’s registration fee will be waived.

CLOSED Labor Day

Georgia Dance Conservatory is CLOSED Labor Day. We will hold classes Saturday, September 1, and then be CLOSED for all classes Monday, September 3.

Parent Meetings August 6-11

We will invite parents in the first 15 minutes of each class August 6-11. An opportunity to meet your dancer’s instructor, ask questions, and learn more about the exciting things that lie ahead for 2018-19. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Classes Begin August 6

Classes for the 2018-19 school year will begin Monday, August 6.