The Cleveland Foundation

Verb Ballets presents Three Ladies of Dance Masterclass Workshop with Roni Mahler, Laura Alonso, and Aseelah Shareef 

Verb Ballets is excited to offer the Three Ladies of Dance Masterclass Workshop on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Verb Ballets Studio in Shaker Heights. Classes will be taught by esteemed dance professionals Roni Mahler, Laura Alonso, and Aseelah Shareef. This program includes classes in ballet, classical variations and Horton based modern dance. These classes are recommended for all students ages 12+ and are open to all dancers who would like to attend from local studios, colleges or the community. Verb Ballets expands opportunities for bright and talented dance students in Northeast Ohio with masterclasses to help young dancers grow. 
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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...