August 15, 2019

Loretta Simon to stage tale of Shéhérazad

Verb Ballets is proud to welcome choreographer Loretta Simon to the studio the week of August 12- 16, 2019. Simon graduate of Youngstown State University has been working in Europe…
July 26, 2019

Meet the conductor

Verb Ballets performs with the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Meyer at Lakeside Chautauqua in the Hoover Auditorium on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 8:15 PM. The Lakeside Symphony…
July 17, 2019

The Adagio Reimagined Project

Verb Ballets has commissioned The Adagio Reimagined Project in partnership with Jane Startzman featuring collaborating artists Neil Zaza and Sabatino Verlezza. The Adagio Reimagined Project will honor the legacy of…
Celebrate the kick off to Summer!

Summer Performances throughout Northeast Ohio


2019-20 Season

Verb Ballets showcases performances throughout Northeast Ohio this season with captivating choreography and moving dances.

2019-20 Season

Dance Classes

Verb Ballets offers open community dance classes for a variety of ability levels from beginner to advanced.


Community Outreach

Verb Ballets nurtures wellness through movement to connect people in exciting and vibrant ways in the community.


Want to dance?

Open dance classes for the community available. From New to Ballet to Advanced Ballet there is a class to find your love of movement. Drop-ins welcome.

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International collaboration with Verb Ballets and ProDanza

The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project

Verb Ballets and ProDanza of Cuba have joined forces in an international collaboration to form The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project. Lead by Dr. Margaret Carlson of Verb Ballets and Laura Alonso of ProDanza the project is honored to bring the best of Cuban dance and American repertory to new audiences.

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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 that presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. For the past 30 years the company has fostered dance appreciation and nurtured wellness through movement in outreach and education programs. Verb Ballets has also been named one of Five Great Tiny Troupes in America by Dance Magazine and was one of the 25 dance companies in America to watch.