Not Just Ballet Theatre

Founded in 2006 by Dance Theatre of Harlem alumni Lee Edwards and the late D'Juan McCrary, Not Just Ballet Theatre (NJB Theatre) is a repertory company for the student interested in training for a career in dance. Today, Mr. Lee serves as both NJB Theatre's owner and artistic director.

Not Just Ballet Theatre

  • focuses, trains, and prepares its students for professional careers in dance
  • provides its students performance opportunities

  • provides educational arts exposure series, lecture demonstrations, choreography, coaching and dance workshops

  • provides each student with a safe educational environment and proper individualized encouragement

Columbus Youth Ballet Academy is the school of Not Just Ballet Theatre


Enrollment in Not Just Ballet Theatre is by audition, or by invitation of the artistic director.

Not Just Ballet Theatre's classes, workshops, and coaching sessions are held at Columbus Youth Ballet Academy. The weekly class schedule is Monday, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm and Sunday, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.