Carly Walters is a dancer from Kennesaw, Georgia. She has trained at Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance under the direction of Susan Banks Beebe for seven years. During her seven years at AABD, she was a pre-professional trainee in the ballet academy learning the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. She has attended summer intensives at Texas Ballet Theater, American Ballet Theatre in NYC, and the Orlando Ballet School. She started dance when she was young and has been fortunate to study many genres. The additional genres include contemporary, modern, musical theater, jazz, and tap. Throughout her training, she has had many incredible opportunities to perform lead roles. These roles include Kitri in Don Quixote, Alice in Alice in Wonderland, Swanhilda in Coppelia, and the Snow Queen in The Nutcracker. Currently, she is a student at Kennesaw State University double majoring in dance with a ballet concentration and business management. During her time at KSU she has performed in various works including repertoire by McCree O’Kelley and Heath Gill. In addition to her training, Carly has a certification in level one of the Revolutionary Principles of Movement curriculum and a certified Leap N Learn Teacher. This past summer she had the opportunity to study dance abroad in Europe where she was able to train with various professionals in the ballet and contemporary dance fields. As well as dancing in the studio, she enjoys teaching, assisting classes and helping younger dancers grow in the artform.