Open Dance Classes for Teens and Adults

Dance for Everyone community dance classes at Verb Ballets studio open to anyone who share the love of dance. Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Drop ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary please come 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Cost is $15/class or $120 for a 10 class card.
MONDAY
Intermediate Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
The class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Ballet shoes are required.  
Adverb Rehearsal
Beginning December 14, 2015
The Adverb Project is a workshop where community members participate in the process of learning choreography and rehearse for a community performance. Additional fee apply learn more…

TUESDAY
Int/Advanced Ballet
Christina Lindhout
Tuesday 6:00-7:30 pm
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students  refreshed and stimulated--both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.  

WEDNESDAY
Beginning Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Wednesday 5:00-6:15 pm
For those with basic dance skills, this course guides participants through the structured format of ballet training: barre work, center floor, across the floor, and combination. The instructor will assess the skills of the class and devise a program that will build upon the skills that they already possess.  
Advanced Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Wednesday 6:15-7:45 pm
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students  refreshed and stimulated--both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.  

THURSDAY
New to Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Thursday 5:00- 6:00 pm
For adults interesting in learning how to dance without any prior experience. This class will emphasis on balance and coordination, stretching, beginning barre exercises and simple combinations across the floor.
Intermediate Ballet
Richard Dickinson or Pam Pribisco
Thursday 6:00-7:30 pm
The class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. The class constantly challenges students to refine their technique while learning more specific and technically advanced movements at the barre, in the center and across the floor. Ballet shoes are required.  

FRIDAY
Latin Rhythms
Nathanaël Santiago
Fridays 6:30- 8:00 pm in August
New for the month of August! Join us in the studio for Latin Rhythms with Verb Ballets dancer Nathanaël Santiago. Each week will feature a new Latin Rhythm lesson at 6:30pm followed by the opportunity to practice with an open dance party. No experience needed. BYOB and stay to enjoy some summer nights of dancing!

Try one week or join us for the whole month. Bring a friend or come to meet others that want to learn new rhythms. Cost is $48 per person or $80 per couple for the month. Walk-ins are welcome to join each week; the walk-in fee is $15 per class at the door. 
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Nathanaël Santiago
Nathanaël is from Puerto Rico and has studied ballet in addition to Latin dance. He studied ballet at Ballets de San Juan, Orlando Ballet School, and Miami City Ballet School. He danced with Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico Company, Andanza Contemporary Dance Company and was invited to dance at the Edanco Contemporary Dance Festival in Santo Domingo. He studied with Tito Ortos, currently director of San Juan es Salsa and the Puerto Rico Salsa Congress. Nathanaël taught Latin dance at the School of Andanza in Puerto Rico. We are excited to welcome him to the company and to Cleveland! 

SATURDAY
Interm/Adv Ballet
Richard Dickinson
Saturday 10:00-11:30 am
The class will work on grace, precision of movement and elaborate formal gestures, steps and poses. Coordination, strength, flexibility, rhythm and musicality are all emphasized. This class will leave students  refreshed and stimulated--both physically and artistically. Ballet shoes are required.  
Beginning Pointe
Richard Dickinson
Saturday 11:45-12:15 pm
Beginning pointe class can be taken on flat or in pointe shoes. This beginning pointe class is designed for students with previous ballet training. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. These exercises focus on strengthening the feet and ankles.  Class is $7.50 for the 1/2 hour class or $6.00 if you purchase a class card.

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, the company will present a season that ignites passion in the energy, beauty and athleticism of dance.

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