Dance Access and Education Programs

There are a variety of opportunities to experience and learn the art of dance through our community access and education programs. Free classes, complimentary tickets and student scholarships are all a part of our continuing commitment to promote the benefits of dance in our community.

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KidTix

BalletMet’s KidTix program provides complimentary tickets for BalletMet’s season performances to underserved youth, marginalized populations and individuals with disabilities who would otherwise not be able to attend.

During its season, BalletMet offers a specific, limited number of free performance tickets to recipients who apply through area non-profit social service agencies, youth service organizations and faith-based groups.

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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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Soar on Saturdays
Soar on Saturdays

Soar on Saturdays is a dance access program created in partnership with The King Arts Complex. It is aimed to give young students the opportunity to explore movement over the course of a free six-week dance class. Four different six-week sessions will be offered throughout the academic year, each featuring a unique style of dance. Classes meet once a week.

Questions, please email [email protected].

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Soar on Saturdays Class Schedule

Registration Form
Session Location Day of Week Start Date and End Date

Tap

BalletMet Studios

Saturday 3:30-4:30pm

Begins September 10 and ends October 15, 2022

African Dance

The King Arts Complex
867 Mount Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203

Saturday 2:00 – 3:00pm

Begins October 22 and ends December 3, 2022
There will be no classes on November 26.

African Dance

BalletMet Studios

Saturday 3:30-4:30PM

Begins October 22 and ends December 3, 2022
There will be no class on November 26.

Ballet

BalletMet Studios

Saturday 3:30-4:30pm

Begins January 7 and ends February 11, 2023

Hip Hop

The King Arts Complex
867 Mount Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203

Saturday 2:00-3:00pm

Begins February 18 and ends March 25, 2023

Hip Hop

BalletMet Studios

Saturday 3:30-4:30pm

Begins February 18 and ends March 25, 2023

For more info, email us at [email protected] or call 614-586-8629.

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