The School of

Central Ohio Youth Ballet

(Formerly The Ballet Academy)

Providing personalized and concert-level instruction of ballet, modern, and contemporary dance for dancers of all ages since 1994. Located in Newark, Ohio. 

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Special Events

Dancer: Nari Oliver, COYB Alum and current BalletMet Trainee
Photo Credit: Sara DeVere

Central Ohio Youth Ballet Presents…

Dance Alive! 2024

An Inspiring Showcase of Ballet and Modern Dance

Friday, May 10 at 7:00pm
Saturday, May 11 at 2:00pm
Saturday, May 11 at 7:00pm

At the Woodward Opera House in Mount Vernon, Ohio. 

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

         

Classes Programs

We are committed to providing concert-style performances, unlike traditional recital and competition schools. We believe in dedicating class time to training and rehearsal time to rehearsing, allowing our dancers to shine on stage with confidence. Embracing this format, we give our dancers the freedom to choose their level of participation. Join us for an extraordinary dance experience that empowers you to be your best!

Introductory classes

  • Creative Dance (ages 3.5 – 5)
  • Foundation of Dance I (ages 5 – 6)
  • Foundations of Dance II (ages 6 – 7)

beginning classes

  • Beginning Ballet (ages 7+)
  • Modern Dance I (ages 8+)

ballet Classes & programs

  • Level I (Beginning)
  • Level II (Intermediate)
  • Level III (Intermediate – Advanced)
  • Level IV (Advanced)

Homeschool Classes

  • Foundations of Dance (Ages 5 – 8)
  • Ballet I (ages 8 – 12)
  • Adult Dance Fitness (ages 13 – adult)

Adult Dance & Fitness Classes

  • Adult Ballet
  • Adult Modern Dance
  • Adult Fitness
  • Adult Pilates

Build Your Own Class

  • Creative Dance
  • Foundations of Dance
  • Beginning Ballet
  • Beginning Modern
  • Adult Fitness
  • Pilates Reformer

Introductory classes

  • Creative Dance (ages 3.5 – 5)
  • Foundation of Dance I (ages 5 – 6)
  • Foundations of Dance II (ages 6 – 7)

Homeschool Classes

  • Foundations of Dance (Ages 5 – 8)
  • Ballet I (ages 8 – 12)
  • Adult Dance Fitness (ages 13 – adult)

Adult Dance & Fitness Classes

  • Adult Ballet
  • Adult Modern Dance
  • Adult Fitness
  • Adult Pilates

beginning classes

  • Beginning Ballet (ages 7+)
  • Modern Dance I (ages 8+)

ballet Classes & programs

  • Level I (Beginning)
  • Level II (Intermediate)
  • Level III (Intermediate – Advanced)
  • Level IV (Advanced)

Build Your Own Class

  • Creative Dance
  • Foundations of Dance
  • Beginning Ballet
  • Beginning Modern
  • Adult Fitness
  • Pilates Reformer

By clicking “Enroll Now” you will be redirected to ClassJuggler to select and enroll in your desired class.

About The School of

Central Ohio Youth Ballet

Central Ohio Youth Ballet is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a solid history in downtown Newark, Ohio providing a family friendly, financially accommodating program. The School of the Central Ohio Youth Ballet strives to cultivate the interest, motivation and ability that allow a dancer to experience the thrill and responsibility that comes with performing concert dance.

Our faculty incorporates their wealth of professional experience in creating classes that cultivate the understanding and technique essential to safely reach their potential.

COYB graduates develop technical strength and resilience that have made them competitive at the most prestigious conservatories, evidenced by their acceptances to summer intensives such as ABT, Joffrey, San Francisco Ballet, The National Ballet School, Virginia School of the Arts, Interlochen and in full time programs such as The OSU Dance Program, Butler University, BalletMet Trainee Program and Juilliard.

Discover your potential, express your creativity, and experience the joy of dance. Enroll today!

By clicking “Register Now” you will be redirected to ClassJuggler to select and enroll in your desired class.

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