The Akron Nutcracker

December 16 & 17, 2021 E.J. Thomas Hall


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November 16, 2021

Our heartfelt thanks

This past year was one-of-a-kind. We delivered dance to our audience by transforming our studio into a production space for virtual showings and offered educational opportunities to students by adapting…
October 19, 2021

Verbiculture October 2021

Verbiculture magazine is back... be the first to know what is in store for the season! Read about new choreographers, news about the dancers, educational projects, and more. Hit to…
October 11, 2021

The Akron Nutcracker

The Dance Institute at The University of Akron will present the world premiere of The Akron Nutcracker in collaboration with Verb Ballets and the Akron Symphony on December 16 &…
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confident and polished, the Verb’s dancers shone

Dance International Magazine

classical ballet with a dash of American modern dance

International dance critics review

The audience - love the work - got to their feet for the dancers’ curtain calls

Roger Durbin, Knight Arts

Verb Ballets engages our community throughbold performances rooted in contemporary ballet and strives to be a vital community asset by providing access to dance opportunities and education to the Great Lakes region and beyond.