Verb Ballets tours to Cuba

Performances in Havana, Cuba in March 2018


Cleveland Havana Ballet

International collaboration with ProDanza of Cuba


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


2017-18 Season

Performances throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond!


2017-18 Season

The 30th anniversary season features exciting works by choreographers Heinz Poll, Anthony Krutzkamp, Tommie-Waheed Evans 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.

Cuba Blog

Tour to Cuba

Follow Verb Ballets through Cuba with exclusive blog updates about the tour and international collaboration with ProDanza for the debut of The Cleveland Havana Ballet.

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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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March 6, 2018

Verb Ballets lands in Cuba

Verb Ballets lands in Cuba, begins launch of Cleveland Havana Ballet By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer , March 6, 2018 Photo Bill Naiman CLEVELAND, Ohio - A project bringing…
March 3, 2018

We’re Here! Estamos Aquí!—3/3 pt. 2

Great news: We made it to Cuba without any problems! The flight went smoothly, no one got fatally ill and by some miracle all of our luggage got back to…
February 21, 2018

Havana Nights

Havana Nights Gala Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00-11:00PM The Ballroom at Park Lane 10510 Park Lane Cleveland, OH 44106   Nadia & Thomas Wearsch Gala Chairs Leslie Davidson               Leslie Kaufman…
April 20, 2018

Havana Nights Gala

Celebrate the company's return from Cuba with an elegant dinner gala chaired by Nadia and Thomas Wearsch with co-chairs Leslie Davidson and Leslie Kaufman. Featuring an exclusive performance of Yarini never seen outside of Cuba! Then dance the night away with music by the Sammy DeLeon Orchestra.

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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 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

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.