December 17, 2018

Holiday Dance Classes

Join us to for three special holiday festive classes will take place from 10:00am -11:30am on December 26-28, 2019.  Verb Ballets welcomes students age 12+  wishing to study dance for…
December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day we remember Cleveland dance legend and an AIDS advocate Ian Horvath. After a successful career as a professional dancer and founding Artistic Director of the Cleveland…
November 30, 2018

Dance Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Ian Horvath

Verb Ballets celebrates the life and work of Ian Horvath on February 9, 2019 in an evening titled Dance Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Ian Horvath. The three-part performance will…
We Moved!

The new Verb Ballets Center for Dance has opened in Shaker Heights.

All classes are now hosted in the new studios.

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2018-19 Season

Verb Ballets showcases performances throughout Northeast Ohio this season with captivating choreography and a passionate dance.

2018-19 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

The Cleveland Havana Ballet showcases uniquely Cuban story ballets and innovative American repertory. 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 seeking bookings for the 2019-20 season.

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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.