Junior and Summer Intensive

BalletMet Dance Academy’s Summer Intensive invites professionally aspiring dancers to a five-week program at our studios in Columbus, Ohio, named one of the top six cities in the country for the arts.  Summer Intensive students 16+ can also choose to add our BalletMet Company Rep Week where they will learn choreography from today’s top choreographers, in a company style format, taught by the ballet masters and artistic director of BalletMet.

Junior Intensive

Ages 8-11

June 15-19 & June 22-26, 2020

Summer Intensive

Ages 12-21

June 29-July 31, 2020

Company Rep Week

Ages 16-21

August 1-7, 2020

BalletMet Summer Intensives Benefits

    • Top Notch Faculty
    • Live accompaniment in classes
    • Individualized Attention from caring/supportive faculty
    • Limited class size
    • Partnering & Variations Coaching
    • End of Summer Intensive Performance
    • On Site Ohio State University Performing Arts Medicine staff
    • Room & Board offered
    • Catered on site lunches available

Summer Intensive: By the Numbers

Summer Intensive Class with Edwaard Liang

Our Studios

Our Columbus, Ohio campus houses the 35,000 sq. ft. Dance Centre with seven studios, costume shop, and offices, along with a 20,000 sq. ft. fully equipped black box theatre and scene shop.  BalletMet’s campus is located in downtown Columbus in the cultural Discovery District,  near Columbus State Community College, Columbus College of Arts and Design, the Columbus Convention Center and Arena District.

BalletMet studios are perfect for all levels.
A look inside BalletMet's dance studios.
BalletMet offers live accompany for most classes.

How to Join Us this Summer

1. Audition

View audition dates and times and pre-register online!

View Audition Dates and Pre-Register Online
2. Register/Accept

Acceptance letters will be sent out two weeks after auditions. You can accept and register online when registration opens.

3. Enter SI student site

For accepted students who have registered for Junior Intensive, Summer Intensive or Company Rep Week. Check back in the spring for the updated student site!


Junior Intensive

Tuition for 2 weeks $825
Tuition for  1 week $480

Summer Intensive

Tuition $2600
Housing $2800

Company Rep Week 

$750 for tuition for CRW only
$650 for housing for CRW only

$650 for tuition if attending 5-wk SI
$550 for housing if attending 5-wk SI

SI Housing

  • Students are housed at the Schottenstein Residence Hall at Columbus College of Art and Design.
  • All meals are included
  • BalletMet is approximately a ten minute walk from CCAD. Students walk in groups with chaperones and CCAD security escorts from the residence hall to the studios and back. In the event of inclement weather, students are shuttled between locations.
  • Take a virtual tour 

We Love Our City. You will too!