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Summer Opportunities - Registration Begins April 15, 2021
God's Little Princess Camps - 2021

Week 1:  June 7-11, 2021 for Level 1 & 2    Level 1 & 2 are full!  Email to be added to waitlist!

Week 2:  June 21-25, 2021 for Level 1 only   Level 1 is full!

Week 3:  July 19-23, 2021 for Level 1 & 2 - Level 1 & 2 are full!


Two Levels:  Levels may vary depending on age and # of dancers

Level 1 (all weeks): 9:30-12:30 is for 3.5-5 year olds (must be 3 by 1-1-2021; dancers currently in preschool-K). Dancers must be fully potty trained!

Level 2 (June 7-11): 1:30-4:30 is for dancers currently in Grade 2 - Ballet I (3rd grade); this will week will be the most advanced and include modern/jazz as well as ballet.

Level 2 (July 19-23): 1:30-4:30 is for dancers currently in Grade 1 - 2. This week will be more advanced than Level 1.

Jamie Lanier:  Ms. Jamie, the lead teacher, collectively has performed, taught and choreographed for 15 years and loves teaching dance!  She has a strong desire to first see her students own and love their unique creativity and beauty, and then guide them into expression that is technically excellent and spiritually authentic.

Location:  Perimeter Church upstairs ballet studio

Tuition:   $150 for 1 camp  ($275 for 2 camps Level 1) through May 15;  $175 for 1 camp ($300 for 2 camps Level 1) AFTER May 15!

Dress code: Any color leotard, light pink tights, pink ballet flats, a cover up of any kind. If you plan to register for fall classes, see our dress code under general information before purchasing a leotard for camp!

Confirmation:  Confirmation will be sent with additional information before the beginning of camp and will also be online.

*Levels may vary depending on age of dancers attending.


Intermediate Summer Intensive 2021 - June 14-18

This Intensive is for:
Perimeter Ballet's current Ballet II A & B dancers
Dancers ages 10-12 years from other studios
Dancers ages 10-14 with little or no ballet background

Monday – Friday - 10:00 - 4:00

Location:  Perimeter Church ballet studios

$275 - registration opens online on April 15

Confirmation:  Confirmation will be sent with additional information before the intensive.

Dress Code:
Students should wear a black leotard, pink “convertible” tights, elastic waistband, and pink ballet shoes; hair in a neat ballet bun.

About the Classes In addition to ballet classes, dancers will broaden their horizons with modern and jazz classes as well as stretching and conditioning. Also on the schedule is choreography that will be learned and used for KidsQuest (a ministry of Perimeter Church) on Sunday, June 20th at both 9:00 and 10:45 services.

Teachers: Lead teachers will be our director, Becky Brown, for ballet technique along with two of our instructors, Susan McGraw and Leslie Shivers. 

Becky Brown received her training with the Atlanta Ballet and Robert Barnett. She holds a BA in Ballet from Brenau University and performed professionally with the Atlanta, Boston, and Savannah Ballets. Becky has over 30 years teaching experience, including the development of ballet programs in Savannah and Newnan. She directed the LaGrange Ballet for 6 years. Becky feels extremely blessed to have the opportunity to combine her passion for teaching ballet with her passion for serving the Lord and mentoring young dancers.

Leslie Shivers is a native of McDonough, GA. She received her dance training at the Georgia Youth Ballet under the instruction of Magdalena Maury and Jonsie Pollock. In 2005, Leslie was accepted into the trainee program at Ballet Magnificat, a professional Christian touring ballet company based in Jackson, MS. After three years of training, Leslie was promoted into the Omega company and spent 9 years dancing and touring professionally. She traveled all over the world – spreading the Gospel through dance in the States, Europe, Canada, Israel, and Africa – performing in huge concert halls, state opera houses, school auditoriums, and even outside in open city squares. She has also taught ballet, pointe, and set choreography each year at Ballet Magnificat’s Summer Dance Intensive in Jackson, as well as in ballet schools all over the States. Leslie considers it a deep privilege to have served the Lord in this way. She has a heart to see younger dancers develop an excellence in their artistry so that Christ’s beauty and power may be magnificently displayed on the stage.

Susan McGraw trained under Lucy Beck and went on to the Gainesville Ballet under the direction of Diane Callahan. She has a BA in Dance Pedagogy and Performance and has danced professionally with TheGainesville Ballet Professional Ensemble, Ruth Mitchell Dance Theater, Cathy Sharp Dance Ensemble in Switzerland, and many other regional companies as a guest artist. Her teaching experience is extensive including at the college level at UGA as an adjunct faculty member and regional dance studios that include The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. Susan and her husband Walker have two children.




Advanced Summer Intensive 2021 - June 1 - 5

Required for all Perimeter Ballet Apprentice I & II/Company dancers and suggested for students currently in levels III-V. Open to Advanced & Intermediate Level dancers on pointe or who receive instructor’s recommendation.

The week will feature classes in technique, pointe, variations, musical theater, jazz, nutrition workshop and Progressing Ballet Technique. The lunch hour will include a  Lord with their gifts and talents. Teachers include those from Perimeter Ballet faculty as well as various guest teachers below.

Tues – Fri 9:00 – 5:00; Dancers should arrive at 8:50am
Saturday 9:00 – 3:30; Dancers should arrive at 8:50am

Non-company dancers:
Tues – Sat 9:00 – 3:00; Dancers should arrive at 8:50am

Location: The Advanced Intensive is being held at Atlanta Professional Dance Academy - 10750 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA  30097

Tuition:  $350 for 9:00-5:00 dancers; $275 for non-company dancers  - registration begins online April 15. 

Confirmation:  Confirmation will be sent with additional information before the intensive.

Kristine Necessary Loveless started recreational dance training at age 3. She began serious training at Atlanta Ballet a center for Dance
Education under the direction of Sharon Story and John McFall. She spent summers training at SAB, Boston Ballet, and Chautauqua Ballet. Kristine danced as an Atlanta Ballet Company member for 10 seasons: 2001-2011. Throughout her career some favorite roles included: ‘Sugar Plum’ and ‘Dew  Lead woman in Balanchine’s Allegro Brilliante, ‘Liberty Bell’ in Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes, and ‘Summer pas de deux’ in James Kudelka’s Four Seasons. Kristine retired in 2011 and has been teaching part-time at Greater Atlanta Christian School, APDA, and Perimeter. Kristine, her husband, Matt, and their two children Drew (9) and Kate (5) reside in Johns Creek.

Jackie Nash, a native of Connecticut, started her pre-professional ballet training at the Connecticut Dance School under the direction of Alan Woodard. She then spent two years in the dance and academic residency program at The Rock School, graduating in 2009. During her summer studies, she attended the Chautauqua Institute, Nutmeg Conservatory, Miami City Ballet and the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. She has enjoyed dancing principal roles in Yuri Possokhov’s Classical Symphony and Firebird, was featured in both Cacti and Tuplet by Alexander Ekman and danced the lead female in George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante. She has performed featured roles in works by Christopher Wheeldon, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Douglas Lee, Lar Lubovitch and Alexei Ratmansky. She has had the pleasure of working with choreographers such as James Kudelka for The Man in Black, Jorma Elo for 1st Flash and Ohad Naharin for Secus. Jackie was named one of Pointe Magazine’s “12 Standout Performances of 2017” for her work as a guest artist with Amy Siewart’s Imagery.

Gia Mongell is from Johns Creek, Georgia where she grew up studying under Jonnie Kelley with the Atlanta Dance Theater. Throughout her childhood, she participated in many intensives, such as the Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Movement Invention Project, Broadway Theatre Project, ARCHcore40, Keigwin & Company, and with Twyla Tharp. Gia received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and was awarded the Joseph W. Polisi Prize for exemplifying an “artist as citizen” upon her graduation from The Julliard School. She was an original Broadway cast member of the Tony nominated An American in Paris, choreographed and directed by Christopher Wheeldon. She has performed in the 69th Tony Awards, The Metropolitan Opera’s Cendrillion, Encores! At New York City Center, BCEFA, and can be seen in the Misty Copeland “Sum of your Parts” commercial for Under Armor. Gia is currently on faculty of Lincoln Center’s Middle School Arts Bootcamp, NHouse Productions, and The Commercial Dance Intensive.


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    9500 Medlock Bridge Road
    Johns Creek, GA 30097
    Phone: 678.405.2337
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