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The Guild Dance Program offers instruction in modern as well as classical styles of dance for all ages and skill levels; we have classes for toddlers, children, teens and adults! (Moms and Dads: It's never too late to start dancing!)

Please email or call 706-259-7264 with Dance or Center related questions. Call the front desk at 706-529-3442 for class and registration information. For information about our dance classes and company and to register for a class, check out our Parent Portal.


Ballet Dalton Company Dance Intensive
June 4-8: Jessie Fincher (Junior Company) and Lonnie Davis (Senior Company)
June 11-15: Paige Retchko (Junior Company) and Angela Harris (Senior Company)
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Company Camp is required for all Ballet Dalton Company members. Ballet Dalton camp will consist of a two hour technique class each morning, an hour for lunch, 2 hours of rehearsal (for upcoming season) each afternoon as well as dance history throughout each week. (Guild Dance Ensemble members may participate in the morning technique classes from 10:00-12:00.) Ask Mrs. Jessie for details. Dancers should bring their lunch.


Ballet Dalton Master Series:
Tuesdays: June 19 and 26 and July 10, 17, 24 and 31
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Master Series is required for all Ballet Dalton Company members.This Junior and Senior Company series will consist of a technique class each of the weeks noted above with a master teacher in various dance genres including ballet, modern and more. This series is mandatory for Ballet Dalton. You may pay a one time fee of $100 or you may pay $17.50 per week. Master teachers TBA.

$100 (May pay all at once or may pay $17.50 per class.)

Ballet Dalton/Ensemble Master Tier
Thursdays: June 21 and 28 and July 5, 12, 19 and 26
10:00am-11:30 am
Instructor: Jessie Fincher

Master Series is required for all Ballet Dalton Company members.Continue your training through the summer with our ongoing master tier. Each week will offer something different including variations, jumps and turning classes, stretching and strengthening, etc. This series is required for company members and suggested for Guild Dance Ensemble members. You may pay a one-time fee of $80 or you may pay $13.50 per week.

$80 (May pay all at once or may pay $13.50 per class.)

YAGP Prep Series
Tuesdays: June 19 and 26, and July 10, 17, 24 and 31
Instructor: Jessie Fincher and Paige Retchko

This series is for our Ballet Dalton Senior Company dancers who choose to pursue participation in the 2019 regional competition for the Youth America Grand Prix. Students will learn several variations designed to allow the Director and Assistant Director to assign dancers to their variations for the competition well in advance, giving more time to prepare.

$95/session (Price includes one 30 minute private lesson)

Adult Ballet
Thursdays: June 7-July 26, 12:15-1:00 pm
Instructor: Jessie Fincher

This class combines the strengthening and elongation of a traditional ballet barre with an emphasis on combinations and fitness to work your body top to bottom. It is a beginning to intermediate level ballet class and is a fun way to add to your workout routine. Please wear leotard and tights or comfortable clothes you can move in like yoga pants and tank top.


Adult Hip Hop Cardio and Conditioning
Session 1: Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, and 27, 6:45 - 7:30 pm
Session 2: Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 6:45 - 7:30 pm
Instructor: Jenison Owens

Be ready to groove, sweat and feel good during the hip-hop inspired cardio workout where you will reduce stress and build confidence and stamina! The second half of the class will focus on emphasizing the development of muscular strength. The conditioning exercises will be tailored towards the people taking the class and will be unique to each individual. Wear your sneakers for hip hop, and take your shoes off for conditioning.


Tutus and Tiptoes
3 and 4 years
Wednesdays: June 20 and 27, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1
10:00-10:45 am
Instructor: Jessie Fincher

For young ballerinas! In an atmosphere of fun, this class will introduce young children to the world of dance. Children will develop an awareness of music and rhythms and will learn to use their bodies and imaginations along with the ballet basics. This class is strongly recommended for students planning on continuing their dance education in the fall.


Mommy and Me Ballet
Session 1: 4 Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27
4:45 - 5:15 pm
Instructor: Paige Retchko and Jenison Owens

Session 2: 4 Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1
4:45 - 5:15 pm
Instructor: Jessie Fincher and Jenison Owens

18 months-2 years (with parent)

Parents participate along with their child to help them in the correct movements and encourage the parent/child bond. The class includes stretching and body awareness exercises and traveling steps that are practiced while holding the hand of the parent and/or instructor. The last segment of the class is devoted to creative time between the parent and child. This class meets once a week for 30 minutes. Comfortable clothes should be worn with socked or bare feet.


Hip-Hop Camp

Session 1: Wednesday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27,
5:15 - 6 pm, 7 - 11 Years Old
6 - 6:45 pm, 12 Years and Up

Session 2: Wednesday, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1,
5:15 - 6 pm, 7 - 11 Years Old
6 - 6:45 pm, 12 Years and Up

Instructor: Jenison Owens

Step out of your box and into the studio as you dive into Hip Hop and more in this class. Classes start off with a warm-up and then a hip-hop combination is broken down each day. Dancers should wear loose, comfortable clothes that make you want to move. Tennis shoes may be worn.


Ballet and Jazz ongoing technique classes
Instructor: Jessie Fincher

Dance is a year-round art form and the Ballet and Jazz Summer Sessions go hand in hand. Students will have the opportunity to participate in both Ballet and Jazz classes and maintain their dance training throughout the summer, helping them continue to grow in their strength, technical ability and artistry and be more ready for fall classes. Dancers will learn age-appropriate ballet and jazz movements and combinations and will dance to an array of musical selections. This will be a fast-paced and fun session for the dance enthusiast. This class is appropriate for both beginners and those with some dance experience.

Ballet Technique Weekly Class
5-8 years
Mondays, June 4 – July 30 (No Class July 2)
5:15-6:00 pm


Jazz Technique Weekly Class
5-8 years
Mondays, June 4 – July 30 (No Class July 2)
6:00 - 6:45 pm


Ballet Technique Weekly Class
9-12 years
Tuesdays, June 5 – July 31 (No Class July 3)
5:15-6:00 pm


Jazz Technique Weekly Class
9-12 years
Tuesdays, June 5 – July 31 (No Class July 3)
6:00-6:45 pm


Dance Team with Heritage Middle and High School
Tuesdays: June 5, 19 and July 10 and 24
10 am - 12 pm
Instructor: Jessie Fincher

This is a ballet-based class for dance team students that will work on increasing flexibility, strength, technical knowledge and artistry. The instructor will work with the dance team coach to cover team needs and make sure that all individual and team needs are met. Makeup lessons are available if needed. See instructor for times.


Leap! Camp
3-5 years
Session 1: June 18-21, 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Session 2: July 16-19, 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Instructor: Jessie Fincher and Paige Retchko


Each dancer will jump into the world of ballet in this camp as they delve into the story and music of the hit movie, Leap! Students will learn age-appropriate ballet techniques and should wear leotards, tights, and ballet shoes to class. "Disney Style" costumes worn over leotard and tights are welcome!





Guild Policies and Procedures

Registration Fees
Each Visual Arts, Gymnastics, Dance and Music family is charged a registration fee of $30 per family per year. This fee helps to cover administrative costs, overhead, and to offset the cost of the online registration system throughout the year. This fee also holds your student's spot in their class. Registration fees are billed once yearly per family and covers all members of the household in any Guild classes with which they participate.

Withdrawal Policy
Registering for a class and/or lesson is a commitment to attend as scheduled. If for any reason you or your student cannot continue, the following will apply:

· The parent, guardian or responsible party must notify the Guild through written notice, verbal notice or by using our online system. Accounts are charged for classes until a withdrawal request is received. 30 -day notice must be given for Dance and Music classes that are billed monthly. Gymnastics and Visual Art class are billed in session so the Guild must be notified before the next session begins.

· Students withdrawing from class or lessons with less than 30 -day notice must pay for the following month. If a student is withdrawing from class or lessons with less than 30 days’ notice may be responsible for the following month.

· Students withdrawing from a session after the session has started are responsible for that sessions fees.

To Register For a Class:

· Visit our website at and follow the link to “Registration Portal” registration system under the classes tab.

· For information about Art and Music classes, call 706-278-0168.

· For information on Dance or Gymnastics classes, call 706-529-3442, ext. 1

· $30 yearly registration fee will be charged at registration for all classes in Dance, Gymnastics, Music and Visual Arts classes.

· Please see Departmental Guidelines and Policies for more information on session and monthly tuition.