July 29 & 30, 2016 at 8:45pm

Verb Ballets returns to The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival at Akron's Hardesty Park on July 29 & 30, 2016. These free community performances will showcase Verb Ballets' dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. The program will feature new works by nationally recognized choreographers Charles Anderson, the Founder/Artistic Director of Company C Contemporary Ballet, and Roger C. Jeffrey from The Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company. Guests are invited to bring blankets and/or a chair. On stage children's activities lead by Dance Institute starts at 7:45pm.

Hardesty Park is located at 1615 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313 

Hardesty Park

This performance is free and open to the public.
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Verb Ballets Master Class with Kate Webb
Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents a master class with Verb Ballets dancer Kate Webb on Saturday, July 30th at 11:00am at the University of Akron Guzzetta Hall. Each class is limited to 30 participants and is open to all advanced and high intermediate level dance students. Cost is $10 payable at the door. Please contact Jane Startzman at janestartzman@gmail.com to register!
Free Dance Workshop for Ages 7-11
A new component of the festival will be free dance workshops for children ages 7-11. The residency is run by ROAD (Reach Out and Dance) of Ballet Excel Ohio and will feature a special guest appearance by a professional dance artist from Verb Ballets. The workshop will be July 25, 26, 28 form 10:30am-11:30am at the Northwest Community Center.

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, the company will present a season that ignites passion in the energy, beauty and athleticism of dance.

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