Ohio Dance Theatre

The Nutcracker presented by Ohio Dance Theatre in collaboration with Verb Ballets

A holiday tradition returns when Ohio Dance Theatre in collaboration with Verb Ballets present The Nutcracker at the Stocker Arts Center running December 16-18, 2016. A wonderful ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to ring in the holiday season. From the elaborate party scene to the lavish grace of the Dew Drop Fairy, the full stage production is sure to enchant audiences of all ages. 

Denise Gula's, The Nutcracker presented by Ohio Dance Theatre in collaboration with Verb Ballets

A holiday tradition returns, when Ohio Dance Theatre presents Denise Gula's full-length, The Nutcracker, in collaboration with Verb Ballets. The beloved ballet, including new costumes, set pieces and choreography tells the wondrous story of the magical journey through a young girl’s imagination. Don't miss the performances of The Nutcracker at the Stocker Arts Center Hoke Theatre at Lorain County Community College, running December 18-20, 2015. Read More...

Verb Ballets and Ohio Dance Theatre Form a Cross-County Strategic Alliance 

Verb Ballets and Ohio Dance Theatre Form a Cross-County Strategic Alliance  
Together will grow classical ballet and contemporary dance in Northeast Ohio 

Verb Ballets and Ohio Dance Theatre are pleased to form a new cross-county strategic alliance for the 2015-16 season. Verb Ballets and Ohio Dance Theatre, based in Lorain County, will work in partnership to sustain and grow classical ballet and contemporary dance in Northeast Ohio by presenting a high quality product through an increase in resources and talent. The two professional organizations will work in  partnership for the production of Denise Gula's, The Nutcracker at the Stocker Arts Center running December 18-20, 2015. The two organizations will maintain independent 501c3 and work in partnership to maximizing work opportunities for dancers regionally in Ohio.

About Verb Ballets:    
Verb Ballets, Northeast Ohio’s premiere ballet company, is proud to present the artistry of emerging choreographers paired with classic balletic works that have moved audiences for decades. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, critics have hailed Verb Ballets as, “Dashes preconceptions ...with keen dramatic power.” - The Plain Dealer, "(Verb) is dance magnifique.” - The Examiner, “confident and polished, the Verb’s dancers shone” - Dance International Magazine.  Verb Ballets connects with the community in meaningful ways to develop appreciation for dance through performances and outreach programs that promote learning and nurture wellness. Verb Ballets has also been named one of Five Great Tiny Troupes in America by Dance Magazine and was one of the 25 dance companies in America to watch. 
Website: www.verbballets.org   
Facebook: www.facebook.com/verbballets   
Twitter: @verbballets   
Instagram: @verbballets   
Contact: Jen Garlando- Community Engagement - Verb Ballets   jgarlando@@verbballets.org   
About Ohio Dance Theatre:  
Ohio Dance Theatre celebrates its 24th year as a professional ballet based company that presents works with a strong theatrical element. Ohio Dance Theatre’s artistic goal is to encourage the growth and support of dance through the presentation of exceptional performances, instruction and educational programs that enhance the community’s quality of life. Ohio Dance Theatre receives operational support from The Ohio Arts Council, Nord Family Foundation, The Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County, The Stocker Foundation and the Nordson Corporation Foundation.  
Website: www.ohiodancetheatre.org  
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ohiodancetheatre