Student Division

Our student division features a wide variety of classes from ballet to jazz to modern and tap.

Every student (Level 1-Trainee) has the opportunity to perform on stage in the annual Spring Performance at a world-class venue. This event is a performance not to be missed by our community.

Students enrolled in Level 2 and up have the opportunity to audition for BalletMet’s annual production of The Nutcracker performed at the Ohio Theatre.

The schedules below are for the 2019-2020 classes, which will begin August 26.  For summer classes please click here.

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Ballet, Levels 1-8

Students are introduced to ballet technique through a comprehensive curriculum.

Level 1

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 1 BalletMonday6:00-7:15 PMDowntown
Level 1 BalletTuesday6:15-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 1 BalletWednesday5:00-6:15 PMMAC
Level 1 BalletThursday4:30-5:45 PMDowntown
Level 1 Ballet*Saturday10:30-11:45 AMDowntown
Level 1 BalletSaturday2:30-3:45 PMDowntown

*This class is currently full. Please contact Pat Short at pshort@balletmet.org to be placed on a wait list.

Level 2

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 2 BalletMonday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 2 BalletTuesday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 2 BalletTuesday6:15-7:45 PMMAC
Level 2 BalletWednesday6:30-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 2 BalletFriday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 2 BalletSaturday9:00-10:30 AMDowntown

Level 3

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 3 BalletMonday6:00-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 3 BalletWednesday6:00-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 3 BalletThursday4:30-6:30 PMDowntown
Level 3 BalletSaturday11:30-1:00 PMDowntown

Level 4

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 4 BalletMonday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 4 BalletTuesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 4 BalletWednesday6:30-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 4 BalletThursday6:30-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 4 BalletSaturday9:00-10:30 AMDowntown

Level 5

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 5 BalletMonday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 5 BalletTuesday7:30-9:00 PMDowntown
Level 5 BalletWednesday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 5 BalletThursday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 5 BalletSaturday12:00-1:30 PMDowntown

Level 6

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 6 BalletMonday6:30-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 6 BalletTuesday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 6 BalletWednesday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 6 BalletThursday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 6 BalletFriday3:45-5:15 PMDowntown
Level 6 BalletSaturday11:00-12:30 PMDowntown

Level 7

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 7 BalletMonday3:45-5:15 PMDowntown
Level 7 BalletTuesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 7 BalletWednesday4:15-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 7 BalletThursday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 7 BalletFriday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 BalletSaturday1:15-2:45 PMDowntown

Level 8

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 8 BalletMonday3:45-5:15 PMDowntown
Level 8 BalletTuesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 8 BalletWednesday4:15-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 8 BalletThursday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 8 BalletFriday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 BalletSaturday1:15-2:45 PMDowntown

Pointe

Level 4

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 4 PointeThursday8:00-9:00 PMDowntown
Level 4 PointeSaturday10:30-11:30 AMDowntown

Level 5

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 5 PointeMonday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Level 5 PointeThursday6:00-7:00 PMDowntown
Level 5 PointeSaturday1:30-2:30 PMDowntown

Level 6

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 6 PointeMonday8:00-9:00 PMDowntown
Level 6 PointeWednesday6:00-7:00 PMDowntown
Level 6 VariationsFriday5:15-6:00PMDowntown
Level 6 PointeSaturday12:30-1:30 PMDowntown

Level 7/8

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 7/8 Pointe (Girls Only)Monday5:15-6:15 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 Pas De Duex (Level 7/8 Boys and Level 7 Girls)Wednesday6:00-7:00 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 Pas De Deux (Level 7/8 Boys and Level 8 Girls)Friday6:00-7:00 PMDowntown
Level 7 Pointe (Girls Only)Friday6:00-7:00 PMDowntown
Level 8 Pointe (Girls Only)Friday7:00-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 Variations (Girls Only)Saturday 2:45-3:45 PMDowntown

Boys Ballet

Students enhance their skills by learning techniques from a comprehensive curriculum.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Boys Ballet 1Monday6:15-7:30 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 1Friday6:00-7:15 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 2Thursday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Boys 2 ConditioningThursday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 3Tuesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 3Friday4:30-6:00 PMDowntown
Boys 3/4 ConditioningTuesday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Boys 3/4 ConditioningSaturday1:30-2:30 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 4Monday7:30-9:00 PMDowntown
Boys Ballet 4Saturday10:30-12:00 PMDowntown
Boys 4 VariationsSaturday12:00-1:30 PMDowntown

Tap

Students develop rhythm, sound, movement and expression.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Tap 1Monday5:15-6:15 PMDowntown
Tap 1Saturday9:00-10:00 AMDowntown
Tap 2Tuesday6:15-7:15 PMDowntown
Tap 2Saturday11:30 AM-12:30 PMDowntown
Tap 3Saturday1:15-2:15 PMDowntown
Tap 4Wednesday5:00-6:00 PMDowntown
Tap 5Thursday7:00-8:00 PMDowntown
Tap 6Wednesday8:00-9:00 PMDowntown
Tap 7/8Thursday8:00-9:00 PMDowntown

Jazz

Students focus on skills including syncopation, strength, coordination and rhythm with an emphasis on style.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 3 JazzMonday8:00-9:00 PMDowntown
Level 4 JazzMonday6:30-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 5 JazzWednesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 6 JazzTuesday6:00-7:30 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 JazzTuesday7:30-9:00 PMDowntown

Character

Students study the theatrical representation of traditional folk dance, which is an integral part of classical ballet repertoire.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 4 CharacterTuesday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Level 5 CharacterWednesday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Level 6 CharacterSaturday1:30-2:30 PMDowntown

Modern

Students explore movement concepts including floor work, dynamics, weight-shifting, use of breath and articulation of the spine.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 6 ModernThursday7:30-8:30 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 Modern with Modern CompWednesday7:00-9:00 PMDowntown

Performance Ensemble

Students learn choreography from different disciplines, refine ensemble work and gain theatre experience. The Performance Ensemble performs twice a year in our Performance Space and other venues.

ClassDayTimeLocation
Level 4/5/6 Performance EnsembleFriday6:00-8:00 PMDowntown
Level 7/8 Performance EnsembleThursday6:00-8:00 PMDowntown

Details

Level
Beginners-Advanced

Locations

Downtown
322 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
P: 614.224.1672

MAC (McConnell Arts Center)
777 Evening St
Columbus, OH 43085
P: 614.431.0329