Verb Ballets Tribute to Heinz Poll 

Verb Ballets will honor the 90th anniversary of the birth of celebrated choreographer Heinz Poll, founder of Ohio Ballet, with an evening-length concert of his work at the Akron Civic Theatre on February 19, 2016 at 8:00pm. Verb Ballets will showcase a panorama of Poll’s work commemorating the diversity of his choreographic style and honoring his enduring legacy in Northeast Ohio and the dance world.  
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Ballet Up-Close Studio Showcase

Join Verb Ballets to kick off an exciting Winter season with a studio viewing on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:00pm. The evening will feature an up-close view of pieces that just toured to NYC plus excerpts from works of Heinz Poll, founder of Ohio Ballet, for the upcoming Akron Civic tribute show. The Adverb Project, a group comprised of adults taking our community dance classes, will make an appearance with a new ballet. Stay afterwards for a dessert and coffee reception with the dancers. Read More...

Verb Ballets closes The Lamentation Variations Project in New York City

Verb Ballets debuts at The Martha Graham Studio Theatre at Westbeth in New York City on January 17, 2016 at 6:00pm. The company will be introduced by Janet Eilber, Artistic Director of the Martha Graham Dance Company. Featured on the full evening program will be three commissioned works for the Lamentation Variations. Verb Ballets commissioned three distinct variations on this American masterpiece choreographed by national choreographers Antonio Brown (Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane), Chung-Fu Chang (Cloud Gate Dance Theatre) and Ginger Thatcher (Lar Lubovitch Dance Company) that first premiered in Cleveland at The Breen Center.   Read More...

Verb Ballets at APAP NYC

Join Verb Ballets for River City Artists Management Showcases a Part of Dance Agents Collective: Spotlight Dance at New York City Center in during the APAP Conference NYC on January 16, 2016 at 6:00pm in Studio 4. Verb Ballets will highlight repertory from the season. Also performing in the showcase is Blue13 Dance Company and (SPdp) Staycee Pearl Dance Project. No tickets are required and seating is open. Read More...

Audition Notice for Child Dancers in Verb Ballets' production of Peter Pan

Audition on Sunday, January 10, 2016 2:30pm at the Dance Institute

Verb Ballets is looking to cast up to 30 children to play a wide range of dancing and acting roles in the new ballet Peter Pan. The audition will be held on Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Dance Institute at Guzzetta Hall in The University of Akron.  Verb Ballets will premiere Peter Pan choreographed by Pamela Pribisco (former principal with Cleveland Ballet) presented by Children's Concert Society at The Akron Civic Theatre April 6-7, 2016.  Read More...