35 Years in the Making

Rose Barile, former principal ballerina with the Atlanta Ballet, is an honored graduate of the New York School of Performing Arts and Julliard. She studied on full scholarship at the Harkness Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre.

Miss Barile has appeared as a principal dancer with every dance company in Atlanta since the Atlanta Ballet. She has also taught for Spelman College and Brenau University, and continues to be in great demand to judge competitions, teach, and lecture throughout the country.

Miss Barile has been recognized for her many contributions to the performing arts. She has received honors from former Mayor Jimmy Phillips, a 1990 Proclamation from former U.S. Senator Wyche Fowler, a 1998 Proclamation from Mayor Chuck Martin and the City of Alpharetta proclaiming May 17, 1998 as “Rose Barile Day” in Alpharetta. In March of 1999 she was the proud recipient of the first Alpharetta Cultural Arts Star Award.

For  thirty-five years as director, Miss Barile and the Alpharetta Dance Theatre Competition and Performing Company have won numerous National Championship Titles. They have performed on the Carnival Cruise Ships and have been invited to perform overseas. Some of her students have gone on to receive college scholarships, dance professionally, and become teachers and choreographers.

“What’s the point of waking up if you don’t have a dream.”

– Rose Barile

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