Building Bridges Together

Verb Ballets and BlueWater Chamber Orchestra virtual performance on November 21, 2020


In studio dance classes for adults

New health and safety guidelines

November 23, 2020

Exclusive Verb Ballets 3-19 Coffee

The season of giving is upon us and our new partner, 3-19 Coffee, have a special promotion to make gifting their Coffee + Cause even more impactful. For every bag…
November 18, 2020

Looking back on 2020

This past year was one of new collaborations, new works, and a second tour to Cuba that allowed us to inspire thousands through performance and outreach programming. 2020 pushed us,…
November 10, 2020

Verbiculture November 2020

Verb Ballets' second digital magazine! Get the inside scoop on what is going on behind the scenes with choreographer interviews, videos, articles and more. Hit to read in fullscreen with…

Studio Reopening

We welcome our adult Dance For Everyone students back to the studio for in-person classes! These small in-person classes will operate on an adjusted schedule, and will implement enhanced health and safety procedures. Prior to entering the studio each student will be required to complete a contact tracing form that will include your email, phone number, address and emergency contact information.
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 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.