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BalletMet's commitment to learning through its education programs brings dance to life for children. These educational materials can be used to supplement BalletMet Dance Residencies or introduce students, parents, and teachers to the art of dance.

Please Note - BalletMet recommends teachers thoroughly review and screen all educational links and sites before sharing with students.


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.


  • Cost: $10.99 + tax & shipping
  • Order Now: Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to order, 614.586.8629.

Add Leap & Twirl to your library! The whole family will enjoy reading about Leap and Twirl’s visit to BalletMet.

Leap & Twirl Book Page

BalletMet's Guide To Dance

This thorough document presents an overview of the art of dance. From a glossary of dance step French Terms to behind-the-scenes details this guide encompasses every area from theatre etiquette to tying a pointe shoe.

  • Cost: This resource is FREE and accessible to everyone.
  • View the pdf version HERE or pick up a copy at our next performance.

BalletMet's Aladdin: Finding the Magic in Dance!

Curriculum

Finding the Magic in Dance, a six lesson curriculum unit appropriate for grades K-5, is available for purchase. The Aladdin curriculum unit includes a value-added music CD and DVD. This comprehensive unit has been used in various professional development programs and schools around Ohio via a collaboration with the Ohio Department of Education.

View Curriculum Description

  • Cost: $50.00 plus shipping
  • Order Now: Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to order, 614.586.8629.

Evaluation

BalletMet's Space for Learning: Evaluation of Aladdin: Finding the Magic in Dance project report is available for purchase.

  • Cost: $5.00
  • Please contact the Education Department for details. The report is cited within the National Dance Education Organization's DELRdi database for members. www.ndeo.org

Suggested Reading Guide

Supplement your attendance at a BalletMet professional dance performance. Read more on related topics before or after seeing the show!