​Our Mission

​Dedication To Excellence

Canton Ballet is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering an appreciation of the art of dance within the local community and dedicated to providing the highest artistic quality of instruction by operating a school for all age and skill levels and a pre-professional company with performance opportunities for the serious or career-oriented student at the advanced level.

Outstanding Education

Building Character Through Dance

The School of Canton Ballet, under Artistic Director Jennifer Catazaro Hayward, is the premier Northeast Ohio training ground for classical ballet, providing high quality and age-appropriate dance instruction for students ranging from toddlers to adults.

In addition to building performers who progress into prestigious professional companies, the School of Canton Ballet develops—in a caring environment—responsible, driven, determined, and disciplined students’ whose soft skills remain throughout their lives regardless of their chosen fields.

Experience The Ballet

There are no upcoming performances.

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​Supporting Canton Ballet

We believe ballet is for everyone! Help us continue to strive for our goal of transforming the lives of our students and the community through this beautiful art form.