The dance company introduces toddlers to the rhythms of the nursery

A variety of dance styles are offered, from ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop and acrobatics for ages 3 to adults (18).

“I like that they sort of train in all of these different styles.” “… instead of being stuck in one thing, they find one that they really excel at and it’s so great to see them find their moment to shine,” said Lubatkin.

Dancers from the studio can audition to become a member of the Atlanta Dance Company from age 8. They train weekly at the Dancer’s Studio in several dance styles and rehearse on weekends to prepare for their performances, the founder said. The company will organize two performances each season.

The Mother Goose Tea and Ballet will include a short performance (scenes from the dance company’s upcoming show December 17-18 at Milton High School) by Babes in Toyland.

“It’s like a meeting between the characters. I quickly realized that in fact children don’t know all of the classic Mother Goose rhythms and therefore initiating the younger ones is probably very beneficial before coming to see the show, ”said the director.

Tea is an outdoor and interactive event. While participants wait for the show to start, they will enjoy snacks and tea or lemonade.

After the show, there will be some thematic craft activities (frame decoration, ballet hair elastics and pearl bracelets / necklaces). Photos can be taken with characters like Jack and Jill, Three Men in a Tub, and Little Miss Muffet. End with Mother Goose story hour. The event is expected to last 60 to 90 minutes and is suitable for all ages.

Tea outfit: fantasy, farm animals, princess dresses or disguised clothes.

The tea times are as follows: 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM and 4:00 PM. Tickets (and additional information) for tea and the upcoming show in December can be purchased via

Address: Mansell House and Gardens, 1835 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta (in Wills Park)

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Dora W. Clawson