About 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. Verb Ballets cultivates dance appreciation and nurtures wellness through movement in community dance classes, school residences, senior outreach, library programs, master classes and college course partnerships.
Verb Ballets mission is to ignite audience passion and participation in contemporary ballet through performance, outreach programs and community engagement. Our vision is to be a nationally recognized leader in performing dance works of the highest caliber; a catalyst to promote learning, nurture wellness and encourage dialogue about the dance art form; and a thought leader in cultivating dance appreciation and support throughout the region.

About Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets is a contemporary ballet company based out of Shaker Heights that highlights the artistry of emerging choreographers paired with classic balletic works that have moved audiences for decades

Board of Directors

Verb Ballets Board of Directors and Advisory Board.

Partnerships

Verb Ballets is honored to work with organizations in the community including Hiram College, John Carroll University, University of Akron, Children's Concert Society, Fairmount Center for the Arts and Saint Ignatius High School.

Leadership

Verb Ballets is led by Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director.

Education + Outreach

Verb Ballets develops interest and appreciation for dance through performance, programs that promote learning and nurture wellness.

Dancers

Verb Ballets is comprised of classically trained dancers.

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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