Press Inquires

For general marketing and PR call 216-397-3757 or email

Resources Available for Media

  • Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director (by phone in advance, in person by appointment)—artistic choices, repertoire, dancers, future artistic direction, history, arts management
  • Dancers in company (by phone in advance or in person by appointment)—a company member might be native to your area and make a good subject for a profile, or any can talk about learning/rehearsing repertoire
  • Choreographers (by phone, subject to availability)—repertoire created for or set on the company

  • Repertoire on program—premieres, pieces in context of company history
  • Ongoing company relationships with specific choreographers
  • Profile of a dancer or staff member
  • The process of putting together a new work

Tools We Can Provide
  • Electronic company logos
  • Electronic images of repertoire
  • Electronic headshots of dancers and executive staff
  • Biographies of dancers, staff and choreographers
  • Historical data on company
  • Brief music excerpts for radio spot

TV / Video Opportunities
  • During the last 15 minutes of company class on stage (set up 15 minutes prior, shot from house only)
  • 10-15 minutes of performance, shot from aisle in back of house (must arrive 10-15 minutes prior to curtain).

Photo Opportunities
  • One or several pieces during performance, shot from back of house without flash and without motor drive (must arrive 10-15 minutes prior to curtain. NOTE: All camera crews at either class or performance must be accompanied by a staff member representing the presenter/venue to ensure they remain in the proper location and are not disruptive to audience members.

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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3445 Warrensville Center Rd.
Shaker Hts, OH 44122
Phone 216-397-3757

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