The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project

International collaboration with Laura Alonso's ProDanza


4X4: Four Works by Female Choreographers

February 8, 2020


Spring Semester Enrolling Now

Dance for Youth


Mowgli's Jungle Adventures

January 26, 2020

December 28, 2019

Cleveland Havana Ballet Project Tour

It is with great pride that Verb Ballets announces its second tour to Havana, Cuba! The company will travel in February 2020 to continue the international collaboration with ProDanza.  As…
December 6, 2019

Spring Gala 2020

The Spring Gala on Friday, April 3, 2020 will be a celebration looking towards our next steps in creating a vibrant center for dance. We invite you to join us…
November 14, 2019

Looking back on 2019

This past year has given us a new home, granted us opportunities for new partnerships, continued our connection to Cuba and allowed us to inspire thousands through performance and outreach…
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.