Verb Ballets brings exceptional dance into your venue or classroom. The internationally acclaimed and regionally loved professional ballet company engages audiences to experience the beauty of movement and stimulate creativity. Verb Ballets is one of the region’s longest sustaining dance companies and a leading force in Northeast Ohio’s dance community for over 30 years.
Performance packages can be customized ranging from dynamic repertory programs to children’s story ballets. Our educational residency programs are linked to the state standards to bring kinetic learning to life! Programs can easily be performed in different venues including theaters, schools, libraries, universities and community centers.
Learn more below about touring programs available.
Custom Repertory Programs
Touring programs can be custom built to fit time and format. Each customized program will feature dynamic repertory programs of captivating artistry, unique styles and technical excellence. The American contemporary ballet company is home to a diverse selection of repertory including national and international choreographers. Verb Ballets will help you select pieces for your program to meet your personal audience.
Verb Ballets offers a variety of children’s ballets including Peter and the Wolf and Carnival of the Animals. Also, the brand new Mowgli’s Jungle Adventures based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of an Indian boy abandoned by his parents and raised by a pack of wolves. Programs can easily be performed in different venues including theaters, schools, libraries, universities and community centers.
Residences & Outreach
Verb Ballets educational residency programs are linked to the state standards to bring kinetic learning to life! Programs and lecture demonstrations can be set in a variety of settings, including schools, libraries, community centers, arts institutions, and healthcare facilities. By participating in a lecture demonstration, movement workshop, or residency, individuals interact first-hand with dance, learn about the creation of dance works, experience new ways of moving, and stimulate their own creativity.
International collaboration between Cuba and US
Verb Ballets and ProDanza of Cuba have joined forces in an international collaboration to form The Cleveland Havana Ballet Project. Together the two companies have presented full length Cuban ballet as well as mixed programs in Havana. Lead by Dr. Margaret Carlson of Verb Ballets and Laura Alonso of ProDanza the project is seeking bookings for the 2019-20 season. The Cleveland Havana Ballet highlights the technical virtuosity associated with Cuban ballet with the bold style of American contemporary ballet. The collaboration is in its third year and is spearheaded by Verb Ballets.
Interested in booking? Let's Talk!
Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director