Ages 13+

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's Pre-Professional Division is designed for dancers who are seeking high level training geared towards preparing for a professional career in ballet. In addition to their ballet classes, students in the Pre-Professional Division receive instruction in pointe, pas de deux, & variations, in addition to supplemental classes in Modern & Jazz.


Comprised of the Apprentice & Performance Division (PD) levels, the students in the Pre-Professional Division perform corps de ballet and soloist roles throughout the year. 


Auditions are required for PD & Apprentice students. Placement is determined by the Artistic staff. 

Schedule and Dress Code

PD Schedule

Monday            4:00-6:00 pm       Ballet

Monday            6:30-8:00 pm       Modern

Tuesday**         6:00-8:00 pm       Ballet

Wednesday    4:00-6:00 pm       Ballet

Wednesday    6:00-7:00 pm       Jazz

Thursday*        5:00-7:00 pm       Ballet

Saturday         10:00-11:30 am      Ballet

Saturday         11:30-12:00 pm      Pointe

(*Optional Thursday 7:00-8:00pm  Hip Hop)

(**Option Tuesday (5:00-6:00pm Tap)

All students must adhere to the GBT dress code. All girls are required to wear a leotard (*refer to the levels below for the appropriate color and style); Ballet Pink Body Wrappers tights (C45 or A45); and Pink ballet slippers with elastic strap. Hair for girls should be in a bun or similar style if possible; short hair secured with a band; all bangs neatly pinned or sprayed back.

PD Ladies

  • Leotard: Motionwear Style #2516 or 2504 Color: Maroon

Apprentice Ladies

  • Leotard: Motionwear Style #2516 or 2504 Color: Navy Blue


  • White short sleeved t-shirt (no design or logos)

  • Black tights or shorts at mid-length

  • White ballet shoes with elastic strap

  • White socks (short)

  • Black or tan dance belt (Ages 10+)

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