The Cleveland Foundation

Verb Ballets First International Tour to Taiwan 

Verb Ballets embarked on their first international tour to Taiwan April 10-April 24, 2017 through the support of the Cleveland Foundation's Creative Fusion program. During the two week tour, the company will reunite with choreographer Lee Ming-Cheng and Taiwanese dance company, BodyEDT. The two dance companies will then perform a shared program at the National Theatre & Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan for four performances running April 21-23, 2017. While on tour, the dancers will be conducting outreach in local schools. 
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Dance Legend Laura Alonso coaches dancers in Cuban Ballet Method 

It is with honor that Verb Ballets hosts dance legend Laura Alonso for a two month residency through The Cleveland Foundation Creative Fusion: Cuba Edition. Laura Alonso, is the daughter of world famous Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso and herself a renowned ballet teacher with a 25-year career performing with Ballet Nacional de Cuba.  
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Verb Ballets heads to Cuba

Verb Ballets is honored to be a participant in The Cleveland Foundation's Creative Fusion: Cuba Edition. Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director, Richard Dickinson MFA, Associate Director, and Dianne McIntrye, master choreographer, will in Cuba from January 7-14, 2017. Together they will travel with The Cleveland Foundation to participate in historic arts and community engagement projects through the Creative Fusion international artist residency program. This kicks off Verb Ballets' international two month residency program with famous dance legend, Laura Alonso.  Read More...

Creative Fuion: Cuba Edition

The Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion international artist residency program will bring a group of Cuban artists to Cleveland this spring for a cultural exchange with local artists and the Greater Cleveland community. The multidisciplinary cohort includes internationally celebrated artists showcasing the best in architecture, design, printmaking, photography/mixed media, the written word, ballet and modern dance. Verb Ballets will bring artist Laura Alonso, daughter of world famous Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso to Cleveland for a residency in February and March 2017. Read More...