Dance in Schools

BalletMet’s standards-based in-school programs focus on providing physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development for all levels and ages through creative, fun and dynamic education. Learn more about how our programs are positively impacting young lives below. Programs for all classrooms, Pre-K – 12th grade

Take a Look!

BalletMet Partners in Dance Education 2019-2020

Reynoldsburg City Schools
Columbus City Schools
New Albany-Plain Local Schools
Bexley City Schools

Knox County Schools
Columbus Urban League Head Start
Child Development Council of Franklin County
Hilltop Preschool

South Side Early Learning
The Childhood League Center
YMCA Head Start

NOTE: Residencies require a gym, stage or multi-purpose room and a clean, mopped floor. Teacher supervision and participation required.

Click the arrows to learn more!

Book a Program

For pricing information on all programs and to book a residency or program call 614.586.8629 or email education@balletmet.org.

The Wiggle Jig Graphic

The Wiggle Jig

Designed for Students Ages 3-5

Youngsters wiggle, glide, leap and twirl through a residency with trained teaching artists in a nurturing environment.

Program benefits:
Develops motor skills
Enhances literacy
Supports physical, socio-emotional and cognitive development

Programs available at varied pricing levels. Contact us to learn more.

ALSO AVAILABLE: THE WIGGLE JIG CHILDREN’S BOOK
Follow the adventures of Leap and Twirl, a silly frog and lovable squirrel, while learning about friendship, collaboration, self-expression, creativity and the joy of dance. Call 614.586.8629 to order your copy or visit barnesandnoble.com.

Moving into Literacy Graphic

Moving Into Literacy

Designed for Students Grades 1-5

Moving Into Literacy combines dance and language arts as students read literary works and create their own unique stories using art, movement and words.

Program benefits:
Improves literacy
Develops critical thinking
Promotes physical, socio-emotional and cognitive development

Programs available at varied pricing levels. Contact us to learn more.

Movement Makers Graphic

Movement Makers

Designed for Students Grades K-12

BalletMet 2 dancers will show the art and athleticism of dance with a lecture demonstration in your gym, auditorium or multi-purpose room.

Highlights:
Interactive performance
Q&A with dancers
Narration

The 45-minute lecture demonstration costs $500.

The fee for this performance is offered at a lower cost due to the generous underwriting of supporters of the BalletMet Education and Community Engagement Programs. 

BalletMet 2 Movement Makers Video
BalletMet: Inside Our Second Company Video 
*OAAE Artist-In-Schools Program

Urban Dance and Wellness is a Dance in Schools program available for grades 9-12

Urban Dance and Wellness

Designed for Students Grades 9-12

Designed to build resiliency and healthy habits through hip hop and mind/body practices, Urban Dance and Wellness, a new 12-week program for high school students, creates a fun and energetic way to engage students in learning life skills.

Focus areas:
Builds resiliency and confidence
Manages stress
Promotes health and wellness through dance

Programs available at varied pricing levels. Contact us to learn more. 

BalletMet In Schools: One Student’s Story