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Association Leadership

The Parents’ Association is led by a Steering Committee comprised of no fewer than twelve members who are asked to serve for a three-year term.

What does the Steering Committee do?

The committee meets monthly to plan a variety of activities that are either service oriented, educational, or generate funds.

What type of activities?

The Steering Committee works with the Academy and BalletMet organizing community and family oriented activities, the Academy Open House, and the Fall Academy registration. A major function of the Steering Committee is to assist in the many facets of BalletMet performances involving Academy students. Other services to the Academy range from helping in the costume department to preparing informational mailings.

How are funds raised?

The Parents’ Association raises funds through merchandise sold at BalletMet performances throughout the season, and at the Academy. The Steering Committee and administration decide on what merchandise is to be sold.

What are the funds used for?

The funds generated by merchandise sales go into the Parent Association’s Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are awarded to students of the Academy who exhibit a strong commitment to dance and are recognized by the faculty as being exceptionally talented.

How can I get more information?

Members of the Steering Committee can be contacted by their e-mail addresses. Questions may also be directed to the following e-mail address, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

How can I offer my services?

Complete the volunteer information sheet available during the Academy’s Fall orientation week, complete the volunteer opportunities section of this brochure, or contact one of the Steering Committee members.

Steering Committee Members:

Welcome to the BalletMet Columbus Dance Academy Parents’ Association The Association’s Purpose Endorsed by the Board of Trustees of BalletMet, the Parents’ Association acts as a communication liaison between the Academy’s administration and faculty and the parents. The Association also functions as a service organization for the Academy. The Members Membership is voluntary and open to all adult students and parents, relatives or friends of an Academy student.