2017-18 Season

Performances throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond!


Dance For Everyone

Open dance classes for the community available. Find your love of movement. Drop-ins welcome.


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Support our 30-30-30 campaign to celebrate the 30th season anniversary!


2017-18 Season

The 30th anniversary season features exciting works by choreographers Tommie-Waheed Evans, Adam Hougland and Antonio Brown.

2017-18 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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September 18, 2017

Meet choreographer Adam Hougland

Meet choreographer Adam Hougland Verb Ballets welcomes internationally acclaimed choreographer Adam Hougland in studio the week of September 18-22, 2017. Hougland's works have been performed nation wide. He is recognized...
August 1, 2017

Review: Verb Ballets showcases classic and cutting-edge works

Review: Verb Ballets showcases classic and cutting-edge works at Firestone Park August 1, 2017 By Kerry Clawson, Beacon Journal arts writer Verb Ballets celebrated its 30th anniversary with some things old...
June 26, 2017

Meet choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans

Meet choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans It is with great excitement that Verb Ballets hosts guest choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans in-studio from June 26-30, 2017. Tommie-Waheed Evans danced with PHILADANCO! and Complexions Contemporary...
Meet the Company

Dancers that make the company

Verb Ballets company is comprised of dancers with strong classical technique and broad ranging styles from all over the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Meet the Dancers

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
Meet the Choreographer

Adam Hougland

Choreographer Adam Hougland is the winner of the Princess Grace Award for Choreography and was one of Dance Magazine‘s “25 to Watch”.

Meet the Choreographer

About Verb Ballets

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.