Summer at GBT

Classes for all ages!!

Join Gwinnett Ballet for our Summer programs designed to keep our students dancing all summer.

See below for the current summer schedule.

Registration is on-going.

Summer Programs

Classes for Advanced Dancers

Ages 13 – Professional


Robert Dekkers Ballet Workshop

June 15th  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

GBT Levels: Pre-Apprentice and Up

Non-GBT Students: Intermediate/Advanced; ages 13+

Robert Dekkers is a successful graduate of GBT, named "25 To Watch" by Dance Magazine and dubbed a "mad genius" by Huffington Post. Robert is the Founder and Artistic Director of Post:ballet, a contemporary ballet company in San Francisco. Robert will be teaching a Ballet technique class and a Repertoire/Choreography class. This will be Robert’s 15th year returning to GBT to teach and inspire our young artists.

Summer Intensive

June 17th -June 21st   10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.             

GBT Levels: Pre-Apprentice and Up

Non-GBT Students: Advanced dancers and professionals; ages 13+

This program provides an opportunity for advanced dance students to immerse themselves in an intensive training session. Students take daily ballet classes supplemented by variations, modern and jazz classes.  

Auditions for Non-GBT students – Saturday, March 16 - 9:30-11:00

Call Gwinnett Ballet at 770-237-0046 to register for the audition.

Rhythm Intensive 2019

July 22nd – 26th    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

GBT Levels: Level III and Up

Non-GBT Students: Intermediate/Advanced dancers and professionals; ages 10+

Students will have the opportunity to take modern, jazz, tap and hip hop taught my Xavier Lewis and Marybeth Stinson.  Dancers will be split into intermediate and advanced classes and will showcase their work at the end of each week. 

Classes for Beginner & Intermediate Dancers

Ages 7 – 13 years

Pointe Summer Course

Mondays and Wednesday - June 3rd to July 31st

5:00pm – 7:30pm

GBT Levels: Pre-Apprentice +

Non-GBT Students: Intermediate/Advanced Dancers/Pointe; ages 11-13

This ballet training program includes ballet twice a week from GBT’s distinguished faculty and will include a strength training class from a Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta professional. This program helps dancers improve their pointe work and strengthen their overall skills.  Advanced dancers are also invited to the Strength and Conditioning classes on Wednesday from 6:00-7:30, taught by by Jacquelyn Nelson, LAT, ATC of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Sports Medicine who specializes in Gymnastics and Dance.   

Pre Pointe Summer Course

Mondays and Wednesday - June 3rd to July 31st

5:00pm – 7:30pm

GBT Levels: Levels III

Non-GBT Students: Intermediate/Pre-Pointe; ages 9+

This ballet training program will include the Strength training class taught on Wednesday by Jacquelyn Nelson, in addition to a Ballet class from GBT’s distinguished faculty.

Summer Dance Bootcamps

GBT Levels: Primary, I & II

Non-GBT Students: Beginner/Intermediate; ages 7-10 yrs

Jump into Summer

June 3rd  – 7th  9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Stay active in ballet this summer with our fun summer “Ballet Bootcamps”. These week long workshops prepare our young dancers for the year ahead.


Christmas in July

July 22nd – 26th   9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm 

Christmas in July prepares our dancers for Nutcracker! Auditions are right around the corner…come learn choreography from the show, and practice performing! 


Classes for Young Dancers

Ages 2-7 years


Little Summer Workshops

Tuesday, June 4th, Saturday, June 8th & June 15th,  

Wednesday, July 10th, Saturday, July 13th & July 20th

Ages 2 - 4 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Ages 5 - 7 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Take a dance class, create crafts, see a performance and more! This program is being offered to our youngest dancers.

Princess Camp

Monday, July 15th  Friday, July 19th -

Ages 5 - 7 9:30am–12:30am

Princess Dance Camp is a week-long adventure for little girls to dance and meet new friends.  There will be story time, arts and crafts, proper dance etiquette, musical games and lots of fun!  They will even get to try on princess costumes every day and dance to their favorite princess ballets.  

Before and After Care available.


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