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Press Inquires

For general marketing and PR call 216.397.3757 or email
To arrange interviews please call Dr. Margaret Carlson, Director 216.397.3757 or email

Resources Available for Media

  • Margaret Carlson, Director (by phone in advance, in person by appointment)—artistic choices, repertoire, dancers, future artistic direction, history, arts management
  • Dancers in company (by phone in advance or in person by appointment)—a company member might be native to your area and make a good subject for a profile, or any can talk about learning/rehearsing repertoire
  • Choreographers (by phone, subject to availability)—repertoire created for or set on the company

  • Repertoire on program—premieres, pieces in context of company history
  • Ongoing company relationships with specific choreographers
  • Profile of a dancer or staff member
  • The process of putting together a new work

Tools We Can Provide
  • Electronic company logos
  • Electronic images of repertoire
  • Electronic headshots of dancers and executive staff
  • Biographies of dancers, staff and choreographers
  • Historical data on company
  • Brief music excerpts for radio spot

TV / Video Opportunities
  • During the last 15 minutes of company class on stage (set up 15 minutes prior, shot from house only)
  • 10-15 minutes of performance, shot from aisle in back of house (must arrive 10-15 minutes prior to curtain).

Photo Opportunities
  • One or several pieces during performance, shot from back of house without flash and without motor drive (must arrive 10-15 minutes prior to curtain. NOTE: All camera crews at either class or performance must be accompanied by a staff member representing the presenter/venue to ensure they remain in the proper location and are not disruptive to audience members.
3445 Warrensville Center Rd.
Shaker Hts, OH 44122
P. 216.397.3757
National Booking
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943 North Negley Ave.
Suite 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Email booking agent
About Verb Ballets
Verb Ballets ignites audience passion and participation in contemporary dance. Under the leadership of Director, Dr. Margaret Carlson and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, Verb Ballets strives to support and foster emerging talent, to present excellence in contemporary choreographers, and to revive and honor modern dance classics.