SOAR On Saturdays – African Dance

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SOAR On Saturdays – African Dance

February 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

*Update: The in-person class will now be held from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM at BalletMet.
Free. Ages 8-12.
Soar on Saturdays is a dance access program that provides young students the opportunity to explore movement over the course of a free six-week dance class. Classes meet once a week. At the end of each six-week session, students share what they have learned with parents, friends, and family at an in-studio demonstration (pending Covid restrictions). Class size is limited. Registration is first-come, first-served.
Who can participate in Soar on Saturdays?
Children ages 8-12 who are not already enrolled at BalletMet. No previous dance training is necessary.
Where and when is Soar on Saturdays?
Saturdays at BalletMet (322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215) from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
How do I register my child for Soar on Saturdays?
Please complete the Registration Form and return to BalletMet via mail at 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215, email at or fax at 614-224-3697. Registrations will not be taken over the phone.
• Please make sure that your child is able to attend all six weeks.
• A completed Release & Authorization Form is required to attend. Forms will be provided prior to class.
• Space is limited. Registration will be based on a lottery system.
• Your child may lose their spot if they miss the first class of a session without notice.
What if my child wants to participate in more than one session?
Each student may only register for one session. A waiting list will be available for any student interested in participating in additional sessions. If your student has interest in multiple sessions, please rank the sessions in order of interest when completing the Registration Form. Students on the waiting list will be contacted if spaces become available.
What if I have missed the registration deadline?
If the session is not completely filled, you may still be able to register your child. Please call the Education Department at 614-586-8622 or email to inquire if space is available.
What should my child bring to class?
Your child should arrive on time and dressed in comfortable clothes that allow for movement. There is no special attire or shoe requirement. BalletMet will do everything possible to provide the appropriately sized tap shoes for participating students in the Tap Session. Please include the correct shoe size on the Registration Form. At the end of each session, students will receive a t-shirt and pair of complimentary tickets to a BalletMet performance.
Why should my child participate in the program?
BalletMet is committed to bringing the positive influence of dance to the Columbus community. By offering students free exposure to a variety of dance styles, BalletMet’s Soar on Saturdays program strives to make the art and discipline of dance available and accessible to interested students. The Soar on Saturdays program also helps to identify highly talented students with the potential to be trained in classical ballet and other dance styles.


February 12, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The King Arts Complex
(614) 645-5464
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The King Arts Complex
835 Mount Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203 United States
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