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Welcome to Columbus Youth Ballet Academy! Since its founding in 1986, the goal of Columbus Youth Ballet Academy has been to provide the highest quality classical ballet training for children from pre-school age through pre-professional levels.

Today, under the direction of Lee Edwards, Studio Owner, Artistic Director, and teacher with more than 30 years of dance experience, Columbus Youth Ballet Academy offers dance education and training for all ages, abilities, and interests. Education and training that is relevant to present-day dance career needs, and that helps each student prepare to succeed in the evolving aesthetics of classical and contemporary ballet.

Accepting registrations for the 2015-16 season

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Our curriculum encompasses a unique blend of Russian, French, Danish, and American ballet technique as practiced in professional companies and schools in the United States and Europe with an emphasis on a quintessential demand for excellence from its staff as well as its students.



Columbus Youth Ballet Academy offers dance education to all ages, abilities, and interests. It is designed to provide a step-by-step syllabus for dance education in accordance with each child’s physical, technical, musical, and emotional development.

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Columbus Youth Ballet Academy is offering its full range of course offerings all season long, the 2015-2016 season begins the week of August 17th. Our classes include Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Street Jazz, Tap, Flamenco, Breakdance and many more new classes!

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The Nutcracker

Would you like to be part of CYB's Nutcracker performance? Please see our Q & A, and contact the studio for information. We are looking forward to a most wonderful, and very special 20th Anniversary Nutcracker performance!

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