Since 1978, BalletMet has brought incredible dance to theatres, studios and classrooms in Central Ohio and beyond. Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, BalletMet boasts a black box theatre performance space, seven dance studios, administrative offices and costume and scene shops.
Every year, BalletMet inspires nearly 125,000 audience members through local performances at home, touring shows, academy classes and extensive outreach. BalletMet maintains its commitment to the creation of new work and the re-staging of contemporary masterworks with the goal of ceaselessly stimulating and inspiring audiences, time and time again. BalletMet also operates a dance academy impacting more than 1,500 students each year. Classes offered include ballet, tap, modern and lyrical dance and are designed for all levels of experience — from the avid dance lover to the aspiring professional. In addition to performances and education, BalletMet impacts the community through free open rehearsals, scholarships and more.
As a non-profit, 501c3 organization, BalletMet is governed by a Board of Trustees which devotes extensive time and resources to ensure a continued level of excellence.