Tour to Cuba

International collaboration with Laura Alonso's ProDanza


The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project Return Performance

March 13, 2020


The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project in Akron

March 15, 2020

February 22, 2020

Meet Laura Alonso

Laura Alonso, daughter of world-famous ballerina Alicia Alonso, is known as teacher, coach and an expert at staging the classics. Ms. Alonso had a 25-year performing career with Ballet Nacional…
February 3, 2020

Meet choreographer Stephanie Martinez

Verb Ballets was thrilled to welcome sought after choreographer Stephanie Martinez to studio last week. Her versatility expands the boundaries of contemporary ballet movement language with original creations for Charlotte…
February 3, 2020

Meet choreographer Kay Eichman

Kay Eichman joined the original Cleveland Ballet directed by Ian Horvath and Dennis Nahat, in 1976. A distinguished 15-year career ensued, including principal roles in numerous traditional and contemporary works.…
Bringing excitement to the stage!

Winter Performance Series


Today's Class Schedule

From New to Ballet to Advanced Ballet there is a class to find your love of movement. Drop-ins welcome.

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 is a contemporary ballet company based in Northeast Ohio that presents dynamic programming. Under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Carlson, former principal dancer for Cleveland Ballet, and Richard Dickinson, MFA, former Ohio Ballet dancer, the company is committed to the creation and mounting of dance works of the highest caliber. For over 30 years the company has fostered dance appreciation and nurtured wellness through movement in outreach and education programs. Internationally acclaimed, the company has toured Cuba and Taiwan.