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BalletMet is an American ballet company based in Columbus, Ohio. It is also known as BalletMet Columbus.[1]

The current company came into existence in July 1978, with a $200,000 grant from the Battelle Memorial Institute Foundation. At that time it consisted of three staff and 12 dancers, and soon hired Wayne Soulant as its first artistic director. By 1997, the company had expanded to 25 dancers.[2]

Artistic directors[edit]


Dancers for the 2011-2012 season include:[3]


Repertory notes[edit]

  1. ^ full title, "Incidents In The Life Of An Ohio Youth As He Marched To The Sea And Beyond And Was Witness To Minor And Extraordinary Events Along The Way
  2. ^ Dance Magazine, Balletmet Turns 30, by Barbara Zuck, March 2008.


  1. ^ "Home Page". BalletMet. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ Zuck, Barbara (Janunary 1998). "BalletMet: a renaissance in Ohio". Dance Magazine. Retrieved February 26, 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Dancer Bios". BalletMet. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 

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