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.
Add Leap & Twirl to your library! The whole family will enjoy reading about Leap and Twirl’s visit to BalletMet.
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.
BalletMet's Aladdin: Finding the Magic in Dance!
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.
BalletMet's Space for Learning: Evaluation of Aladdin: Finding the Magic in Dance project report is available for purchase.
Suggested Reading Guide
Supplement your attendance at a BalletMet professional dance performance. Read more on related topics before or after seeing the show!