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

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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Columbus Youth Ballet Project

Founded in 1989 as a non-profit, pre-professional ballet performing company, Columbus Youth Ballet Project (CYBP) continues to provide an opportunity for talented and serious young dancers to showcase their capabilities and high standard of performance.

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