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2020-21 Season

March 2, 2021

Vintage’n’Things Auction

Verb Ballets presents Vintage’ n ‘Things, an online auction hosted by 32auctions to raise funds to support the company. Starting Friday, March 26 at 8 a.m. and ending at 8…
Going SoloNews
February 16, 2021

Sometimes, Always

Richard Dickinson, MFA is well known for his long career with Ohio Ballet. His connection with Verb Ballets began over 10 years ago. As the Associate Artistic Director, he molds…
Going SoloNews
February 11, 2021

Legacy of José Limón

José Limón (1908-1972) electrified the world with his dynamic masculine dancing and dramatic choreography. One of the 20th century's most important and influential dance makers, he spent his entire career…
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confident and polished, the Verb’s dancers shone

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classical ballet with a dash of American modern dance

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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.