Danielle began dancing at age 3 with Dianna Smithson, then to Denise Johnson of Cedartown Academy of Performing Arts. She competed on her competition team. She had many dancing opportunities such as Six Flag over Georgia, Opryland, 1996 Olympic torch event in Rockmart, Festival of Trees in Atlanta, and many community festival performances. She was also invited to perform a solo routine on the Pam & Buffy T.V. show. Her sophomore year in high school she danced on the 1st RHS band danceline. She also received Student of the Year award at CAPA. She graduated with honors at RHS in 2000 & received a leadership scholarship to Jacksonville State University. When CAPA closed, she began teaching dance at The Ballet Garden dance studio under the direction of Dena Lumpkin. She continued teaching dance & attending JSU. In 2006 where she graduated with an Early Childhood Degree in Education. Since then, she became the owner & director of The Ballet Garden dance studio in 2003. She went back to college and received her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education and then her Specialist Degree in Curriculum & Instruction. Dance has always been in her life & she is very passionate about sharing it with other children. She is married to Brent Coley & has two sons, Jaxon & Jace.
Miss Brittany began dancing at age 3 under Denise Johnson of Cedartown Academy of Performing Arts. She received the Student of the Year award at CAPA. When it closed, she began taking dance at The Ballet Garden in Rockmart. She graduated with honors 3rd in her class from RHS in 2004. She became an instructor at The Ballet Garden at the age of 17. She is now the Director of The Ballet Garden Company Competition team. She attended Georgia Highlands college and received her RN degree. She begin working at Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica & she is also their Lactation Consultant. She is married to Bradley West & has 4 children, Britlea, Porter, Everest, Everleigh.
Miss Jessie Watters began dancing at age 3 under Dana Lumpkin at The Ballet Garden. She received the Student of the Year award in ______. She graduated with honors from CMS in 2012. She received numerous 1st place awards at dance competitions, including placed 1st overall at Applause National Dance Competition. She attended Kennesaw State University were she was minoring in dance. She got married in 2015 and now has two daughters -Alba & Lyza. She has continued her love and passion for dance by teaching dance classes & teaching for our competition team. Routines she has choreographed received Platinum awards at numerous regional competitions as well as placed in overalls at National competitions.