Renee’ French Pauley

Renee’ began her love of ballet as a dance student at the tender age of three. By the time she was in 8th grade she was studying with the Atlanta School of Ballet, where she was a member of the Atlanta Ballet Youth Ensemble. As a member of the Youth Ensemble she participated and performed in several South Eastern Regional Ballet Association (SERBA)around the southeast. She also performed with the Atlanta Ballet in  their  productions of Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and Carmen.

In her junior year of high school, Renee’ attended a summer ballet program at the Royal Academy of Ballet in London, England.   She was selected to participate in a young choreographer workshop in New York her senior year of high school.

Renee‘ danced professionally as a scholarship apprentice with the Atlanta Ballet; then as a soloist with the Northwest Florida Ballet.

In 2006, Renee’ joined the staff of Dance Arts Centre as the Company Ballet Mistress. Renee’ enjoys teaching and choreographing pre-professional level ballet and pointe classes.

Renee’ has lived in Atlanta area most of her life. When she is not teaching she is spending time with her husband and her son.