Calling all aspiring artists!

Is your dancer passionate, committed, and interested in a more rigorous education? Are they ready for performance opportunities, like The Nutcracker? If so, your rising 2nd through 12th grader is invited to audition for GMDT’s company, a pre-professional program designed for the serious-minded dancer. GMDT company dancers train weekly at the studios of Georgia Dance Conservatory. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. If you have any questions please contact Gray Stoner, GMDT's Associate Director, at


Professional Performance Opportunities

View upcoming performances for the 2021|2022 Season at Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre. Artistic Director, Ashley Whitworth.


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Our 65th Season

Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre (GMDT) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, student-based dance company housed in the studios of Georgia Dance Conservatory on the Marietta Square. Founded in 1956, the company was formerly known as Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre. GMDT continues to educate, cultivate, and inspire young dancers to become the next generation of artists and leaders through rigorous dance training and performance opportunities in a challenging and professional environment. GMDT strives to be a positive contributor to the community via diverse performances and engaging experiences that celebrate life through the power of the arts.

Swan Lake

On March 26 & 27, our beautiful GMDT dancers took the stage,…

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The Nutcracker

Get ready for visions of sugar plums, waltzing flowers and dancing snowflakes.…

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Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre Dancing With The Stars

GMDT’s 7th Annual Dancing with the Stars of Marietta is the dance company’s largest…

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GMDT’s Dancing in the Rain

GMDTs upperclassmen are organizing, directing, producing, choreographing, marketing, wardrobing, as well as…

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Interested in supporting the arts through GMDT?

Help us continue to offer exceptional performance opportunities to our talented pre-professional dancers, choreographers and our local community by supporting GMDT. We are humbled by your generous donations, sponsorships, and contributions toward our exquisite costumes. Your support helps keep the arts alive in Marietta and beyond!

2021 - 2022 Presenting Sponsors

The Company, Board of Directors, students, and staff at Georgia Metropolitan Ballet Theatre extend a heartfelt thanks to the following whose support continues to allow GMDT to fulfill our mission to entertain, educate, cultivate, and inspire through dance