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The Akron Nutcracker

September 13, 2022
The Dance Institute at The University of Akron presents The Akron Nutcracker in collaboration with…

Hispanic Heritage Month Workshop

August 24, 2022
Cleveland Dance Movement and Verb "Ohio Contemporary Ballet" are kicking off Hispanic Heritage month with…

Dancing Pas de Dix

July 28, 2022
Verb had planned on performing Pas da Dix as part of our Lakeside Chautauqua program…
Dance ClassesNews

Laura Alonso Masterclass

August 9, 2022
Masterclass with Laura Alonso August 20, 2022 The Verb Center for Dance will be offering…
Dance ClassesNews

Community Open House

July 7, 2022
Community Open House July 23, 2022 Verb, “Ohio Contemporary Ballet” is the leading area professional…

Verbiculture June 2022

June 23, 2022
Verbiculture magazine is back to kick off the summer season. In this issue, read about…

International Festival

May 11, 2022
Verb Ballets participated in the International Festival at Open Doors Academy (ODA) for the second…

Discover and Dance

May 11, 2022
Verb Ballets partnered with University Hospital’s Center for Women and Children to offer a multi-disciplinary…

Moving with the Elders Workshop

May 20, 2022
This workshop – for the elder generation of Cleveland dancers, teachers, choreographers and movement-based improvisers,…

Exploring Asia through dance styles

May 11, 2022
Verb visited Onaway Elementary School in Shaker Heights to present Exploring Asia--a visual and interactive…

Meet Bryan Andres Salinas

April 22, 2022
Bryan Andres Salinas joined Verb in January as part of Verb’s 2022 International Cultural Exchange…

Night of International Dance

April 25, 2022
Cleveland Dance Movement and Verb present an open community workshop on April 29, 2022 featuring…

Meet Tommie-Waheed Evans

March 23, 2022
2021 Guggenheim Fellow Tommie-Waheed Evans is a queer black dance maker, born and raised in…

Spring Gala 2022

March 3, 2022
Join us for Verb’s Spring Gala and experience the world premiere of award-winning choreographer Tommie-Waheed…

Verbiculture February 2022

February 14, 2022
First issue of Verbiculture magazine this year! Read about new commission of Romeo & Juliet,…

Meet Joshua L. Peugh

February 23, 2022
World Premiere at EJ Thomas Hall February 26, 2022 7:30pm Verb Ballets presents its world…

Spring Gala Sponsorship 2022

March 3, 2022
Sponsoring the Spring Gala on April 8, 2022 is a great way to help sustain…

Our heartfelt thanks

November 16, 2021
This past year was one-of-a-kind. We delivered dance to our audience by transforming our studio…

Sponsor Guests RSVP

March 15, 2022
This benefit will go directly towards supporting Verb's operations, performances and outreach programs. Verb Ballets…

Verbiculture October 2021

October 19, 2021
Verbiculture magazine is back... be the first to know what is in store for the…

The Akron Nutcracker

October 11, 2021
The Dance Institute at The University of Akron will present the world premiere of The…

Pivot and Perseverance

October 9, 2021
It is hard to fathom how the pandemic has shaken our industry. I am proud…
Directors ChoiceHeinz PollNews


June 22, 2021
In 1968, Heinz Poll, along with his partner and lighting designer, Thomas Skelton, founded The…

Live@Noon with Joshua L. Peugh

January 12, 2022
Live@Noon: Inside the creative process February 11, 2022 12:00pm ET Verb Ballets will present a…
Laura AlonsoNews

Laura Alonso Returns

August 5, 2021
Cuban dance legend Laura Alonso returns to Cleveland for the week of August 23, 2021…
Dance ClassesNews

Dance for Youth Free Trial Week

September 9, 2021
Verb Ballets welcomes students back in studio this fall to find a love of movement…

Back to school Back to dance!

August 7, 2021
Cleveland Dance Movement has partnered with Verb Ballets to bring the community an upbeat teaching…