Education Materials

BalletMet’s commitment to education brings dance to life for children. The educational materials below can supplement BalletMet Dance Residencies or introduce students, parents and teachers to the art of dance.  Note: BalletMet highly recommends that teachers thoroughly review and screen all educational links and sites before sharing with students.

BalletMet’s Guide To Dance

This FREE document presents an overview of the art of dance – from a glossary of French dance terms to theatre etiquette to how to tie a pointe shoe. Click the link below to view the PDF or pick up a copy at our next performance.


BalletMet’s Leap & Twirl Book

Follow the adventures of Leap and Twirl, a silly frog and a lovable squirrel, in a new book by CATCO’s Steven C. Anderson, illustrated by Sarah DeAngulo Hout, that teaches boys and girls about friendship, creativity, self-expression and the joy of exercise through dance.

Add Leap & Twirl to your library! The whole family will enjoy reading about Leap and Twirl’s visit to BalletMet.
Contact us at 614.586.8629 or [email protected] to order your Leap and Twirl book today.
Cost: $10.99 + tax & shipping

Leap and Twirl