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. Designed to challenge, cultivate and inspire, our intensives feature renowned and supportive faculty, live accompaniment, intimate class sizes and a comprehensive curriculum that will prepare you for a lasting career in dance. BalletMet accepts students ages 8 to 20 through an audition process, with the opportunity to also be accepted into our trainee program. Our academy, one of the largest in the nation associated with a professional company, provides high-quality training in state-of-the-art studios.

Junior Intensive

Ages 8-11
June 17- 28, 2019

Five Week Summer Intensive

Ages 12-21
July 1 – August 2, 2019

BalletMet Summer Intensives Benefits

  • Top Notch Faculty
  • Live accompaniment in classes
  • Individualized Attention from caring/supportive faculty
  • Limited class size of approximately 25 students per level
  • Partnering & Variations Coaching
  • End of Summer Intensive Performance
  • On Site Ohio State University Performing Arts Medicine staff
  • Headshot and Photo Shoot session with BalletMet’s professional photographer
  • Room & Board offered
  • Catered on site lunches available

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.

How to Join Us this Summer

1. Audition

Audition dates and cities coming soon!

2. Register/Accept

Acceptance letters will be sent out two weeks after auditions.

3. Enter SI student site

The Summer Intensive student site will be available soon!

More Info

Audition for BalletMet’s Summer Intensive

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 3 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 

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