Discover Dance Scholarship Program

BalletMet Dance Academy scholarship program offers students in the Central Ohio area opportunities for quality dance education and training. Scholarships require an audition and are renewed annually based upon review of criteria.

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Academy students participating in classes

Audition Dates

Preliminary Community Auditions

Monday, April 4, 2022 Zoom Audition
Pre-registration required
Auditions 4:30 – 5:30pm

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 In-person Audition
Registration 6:00 – 6:30pm
Auditions 6:30 – 7:30pm

Saturday, April 9, 2022 In-person Audition
Registration 5:00 – 5:30pm
Auditions 5:30 – 6:30pm

Final Auditions will be held at the BalletMet Dance Academy on Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 1:00 – 4:00pm for students who pass the preliminary screenings.

Academy students posing in leotards

Your child only needs to attend one of
the Preliminary Community Audition
dates. Plan on being prompt to registration
times. Registration forms will be
provided at this time. Children arriving
after registration has closed will NOT
be allowed to participate.

Questions? Contact the Education Department at BalletMet. Call 614.586.8622 or email [email protected].

Read our FAQs

Academy students participating in classes

Criteria to be Considered

(Listed in Order of Importance)
  • Students must be age 8-12 as of September 1, 2022 (grades 2-5) and not already enrolled at BalletMet. Scholarships are awarded by audition only and are not available to current BalletMet Dance Academy students.
  • High potential for dance training, primarily in ballet
  • Student desire
  • Family commitment
Academy students participating in classes

Student/Parent Requirements

  • Attendance
  • Above average dance learning progress
  • Potential for further intensive dance training
  • Family commitment and transportation
  • Attendance at all required meetings
  • Good grades in school are strongly recommended
  • Evening summer study is recommended
Summer Intensive Student in Class

Benefits

  • Fully funded tuition for two classes each week (total of three hours) that are chosen by BalletMet and follow a prescribed course of study.
  • Complimentary tickets to select BalletMet performances.

Contact us for more info at [email protected].

Images by Jennifer Zmuda