Training for Dance and Life

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.

Explore Our Divisions

Canton Ballet offers a children’s division (Ages 6 months – 6 years), a student division (ages 7-12 years), a pre-professional division (by audition only), and a recreational division.

​2023-24 School Year Enrollment

​Embrace the Artistry, Challenge & Joy of Dance!

Join us this school year under the guidance of Artistic Director Jennifer Catazaro Hayward. Enroll now to embark on a journey where each step is a celebration of achievement and a testament to the satisfaction of a job well done.