The Campaign to Elevate BalletMet

STEP BEYOND: The Campaign to Elevate BalletMet will elevate our artistry, renovate our facilities to maximize space and function and sustain our capacity for growth and change.

A gift to STEP BEYOND will secure BalletMet’s vision “to create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.”

BalletMet Dancers Perform Edwaard Liang's Airavata

$4M World-Class Artistry

Audiences have already enjoyed Dorothy and the Prince of Oz, Giselle, collaborations with OSU and innovative new work such as Airavata—none of it possible without STEP BEYOND funding. Look forward to new works by Artistic Director Edwaard Liang and other renowned choreographers, beautifully reimagined classics and exciting collaborations—all performed by BalletMet’s exceptional resident Company of dancers.</

BalletMet Company Dancers Perform in Dorothy and the Prince of Oz

$2.2M Renovations

Dance Centre and Performance Space renovations will make room for more studios, additional Dance Academy classes and a larger community gathering space in our dynamic downtown Columbus home.

BalletMet Company Dancers Perform in Edwaard Liang's Giselle

$1.8M Infrastructure

Upgraded technology and a redesigned website will improve digital communication.
Cash reserves will sustain BalletMet’s growth.

BalletMet ranks among the twenty largest ballet companies in the country, celebrated for its world-class artistry, rigorous Dance Academy training and effective arts-based education programs. STEP BEYOND will enable BalletMet to take the risks that real innovation requires, enriching the life of our community.


we will shape BalletMet’s future.

Please make a gift to STEP BEYOND.

Donation Information

All STEP BEYOND donors will be recognized on BalletMet’s website and in production playbills. Join us at a special groundbreaking: see Company dancers rehearse in the studio, learn about our renovation plans and enjoy a festive reception.

Reception dates and details TBD: you’ll be the first to know!

To find out more about the campaign, contact Mary Pat Martin: (614) 586-8651 or [email protected].

Photos by Jennifer Zmuda