Columbus Youth Ballet Academy presents The Nutcracker, December 19 and 20 at the Lincoln Theatre.Ticket Information

Welcome to Columbus Youth Ballet Academy!

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

Today, under the direction of Lee Edwards, Studio Owner, Artistic Director, and instructor with more than 30 years of dance experience, Columbus Youth Ballet Academy offers dance education and training for all ages, abilities, and interests.

Columbus Youth Ballet Academy offers training that is relevant to present-day dance career needs and helping each student prepare to succeed in the evolving aesthetics of classical and contemporary ballet. 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.

Accepting registrations for the 2015-2016 Dance Season.

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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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Class Schedule

Columbus Youth Ballet Academy offers its full range of courses all season long. Registration is open throughout the entire season. Our classes include Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Street Jazz, Tap, Flamenco, Improvisation, Breakdance and many more!

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The Nutcracker

Would you like to be part of Columbus Youth Ballet's Nutcracker performance? Please contact the studio for information. This year is our '20th Anniversary Nutcracker'! We are looking forward to most wonderful and very special performances!

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