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

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

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

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.

Read more about The Wiggle Jig in this article by Ambre Emory-Maier and Elle Pierman published in Dance Education in Practice journal.

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*

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.

BalletMet 2 Movement Makers Video

BalletMet: Inside Our Second Company Video 

*OAAE Artist-In-Schools Program

Urban Dance & Wellness

Designed for Students Grades 9-12

Designed to aid resiliency and mindfulness 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 educate.

Focus areas:

  • Builds resiliency and confidence
  • Manages stress
  • Promotes dance as a healthy activity

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