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Arpino Centennial Celebration in Chicago

September 22-23, 2023


Enrolling for Fall Now

The Youth Academy for ages 2-14


Adult Community Ballet Classes

Drop in and try one for free!


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Exciting season of shows and appearances

2023-24 Season


Youth Academy

The Youth Academy offers classes for ages 3-13 in ballet, contemporary, jazz, musical theatre or hip hop. Offering the Cecchetti curriculum and performance opportunities throughout the year, including professional productions with the company. Registration is now open for fall!  Experience our accredited instructors at a FREE trial class!


Teen/Adult Open Class Schedule

Full Class Schedule

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.