Invest in BalletMet
Investments in BalletMet support a nationally-acclaimed dance organization that reaches 100,000 people annually through entertaining performances, professional training and arts education programs. Contributions make it possible for us to provide central Ohio community members with high quality dance experiences for all ages. They also enable us to engage both renowned and emerging choreographers to create and produce new works.Donate Now
BalletMet’s full-time professional dancers hail from around the globe, but now call Columbus home. Audiences worldwide are blown away by the versatility of our classically trained company dancers who have the distinct ability to move seamlessly across the diverse spectrum of dance – from classical to cutting-edge contemporary.
The BalletMet Dance Academy is the premier dance training facility in the region. Our Academy is distinguished by highly experienced and nurturing faculty members; a focus on healthy, holistic training; live musical accompaniment in most classes; and year-round programming for 2,000 students of all ages, interests and abilities. BalletMet nurtures and supports promising young dancers by awarding scholarships and financial aid for students studying in the Dance Academy.
Education & Community Engagement
Impacting more than 30,000 children and families annually, BalletMet’s nationally recognized programs promote the positive effects of movement education on cognitive, physical and social-emotional development. Additional benefits include improved self-confidence and creative thinking, as well as enhanced interpersonal and literacy skills.