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September 9, 2021

Dance for Youth Free Trial Week

Verb Ballets welcomes students back in studio this fall to find a love of movement with quality instruction by professional dancers. Try any youth class the week of September 13-16,…
August 7, 2021

Back to school Back to dance!

Cleveland Dance Movement has partnered with Verb Ballets to bring the community an upbeat teaching artist from Cape Town, South Africa! Sikhumbuzo Hlahleni joined Verb Ballets in 2021 as a…
Laura AlonsoNews
August 5, 2021

Laura Alonso Returns

Cuban dance legend Laura Alonso returns to Cleveland for the week of August 23, 2021 to reunite with Verb Ballets’ dancers. The daughter of world-famous ballerina Alicia Alonso, Laura is…

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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 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.