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Arts & Authors

Book Festival of the MJCCA

Mark your calendars for the annual Book Festival of the MJCCA—featuring 40+ renowned authors in November each year. Whether you’re a book lover or simply interested in hearing from names synonymous with pop culture and bestsellers, there’s an event for everyone. Don’t miss our year-round literary events.

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If you’re looking for an incomparable performing arts experience in the heart of Dunwoody, you’ve come to the right place. As one of Atlanta’s premier destinations for culturally driven performances, you’ll find yourself surprised and delighted while attending our many shows.

Relax in the Morris & Rae Frank Theatre, with more than 250 comfortable seats, and professional sound and lighting equipment, there’s not a bad seat in the house.

ballet dancing

Cooking Classes

Step into The Henry and Etta Raye Hirsch Culinary Arts Studio to learn culinary techniques directly from some of Atlanta’s finest chefs. Our stunning kitchen provides the perfect ambiance for parties, corporate events, or just a fun night out. No matter what your age or culinary level, our chefs will help you build your kitchen repertoire.

Art Classes

Canvas the possibilities for creative expression at the MJCCA. Whether you want to participate in a family program, challenge yourself in a class, or plan a unique private party, our professional instructors will help you every step of the way.

Dance Classes

At the MJCCA, your child will learn how to enhance your talents through creative expression of movement, taught by fun and experienced teachers. We offer classes for every age and skill set, including a fun introduction to dance for toddlers, youth classes, and advanced instruction for experienced teen dancers.

Young ballerina dancing

Jerry’s Habima Theatre

For more than a quarter of a century, actors with special needs have been applauded for their unforgettable performances with Jerry’s Habima Theatre, an inclusive theater company, directed and produced by professionals, that features actors with special needs. Once a year, actors, theater professionals, families, friends, and MJCCA staff members join forces and talents to create memories with an epic Broadway-style performance.

Book Festival of the MJCCA

Jerry’s Habima Theatre