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August 10, 2018

Announcing Verb Ballets New Home

Verb Ballets is proud to announce it is moving to a new home at 3558 Lee Road in Shaker Heights. Located near the corner of Lee and Chagrin Boulevard, the…
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August 2, 2018

Meet the conductor

Verb Ballets is excited to perform with the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 8:15pm. The Lakeside Symphony Orchestra is made up of more than 90 musicians…
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July 30, 2018

Review: Verb Ballets pays tribute to Heinz Poll, late dancer in Firestone Park program

Review: Verb Ballets pays tribute to Heinz Poll, late dancer in Firestone Park program By Kerry Clawson, The Akron Beacon Journal, July 30, 2018 Photos Dale Dong AKRON, Ohio -…
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July 11, 2018

Richard Dickinson promoted to Associate Artistic Director

Verb Ballets announces the promotion of Richard Dickinson, MFA to Associate Artistic Director. Dickinson has been with the company for over eight years in different capacities. In addition to his…
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July 2, 2018

Welcome choreographer Charles Anderson

Help us welcome national choreographer Charles Anderson back in studio the week of July 2- July 6, 2018. Charles Anderson is a former member of New York City Ballet and…
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June 29, 2018

Verb Ballets Summer Series Kicks Off

Verb Ballets showcases performances throughout Northeast Ohio this summer with captivating choreography and a passionate dance. The contemporary ballet company's Summer Series include performances at Cain Park on June 29th,…
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June 19, 2018

Welcome to the new dancers and company promotions

Verb Ballets welcomes new dancers and trainees to the company for the 2018-19 season. The group of four new dancers hail from all over the country. We are also pleased…
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June 12, 2018

Afterglow Party

Join us for an afterglow party on June 29, 2018 following the Cain Park performance at the beautiful home of James Graham and David Dusek, conveniently located just minutes from…
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June 7, 2018

New Tuesday Classes

New for the summer- Tuesday evening classes at Verb Ballets! Dance for Everyone community dance classes at Verb Ballets studio open to anyone who share the love of dance. Tuesday…
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June 7, 2018

What goes into training as a dancer

Have you ever wondered what dancers must do to prepare for the stage? It takes lots of hard work. Verb Ballets dancers take an hour and half class every day.…
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May 16, 2018

Intensive Inventions

Last year Verb Ballets led a successful Choreography Intensive providing professional dancers throughout Northeast Ohio specialized training to step into the role of choreographer. For the 2017-18 season Verb Ballets…
CPT ChoreographerNews
May 9, 2018

Stolen Images

What inspires you to find your movement?   For this particular piece, certain memories I have with my family and friends inspired each step. I made a certain word or phrase…
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May 9, 2018

Deforestation

Tell us a bit about you piece is there a story line? My piece is quite simply entitled Deforestation. I have always had a love for nature and have admired environmental…
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May 9, 2018

Aves

How do you use your dancers, and what do they contribute to your choreography? I’m fortunate enough to get to choreograph on dancers that I work with every day. So…
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May 9, 2018

contemplate as a possibility

What does the title of your new work mean? en·vis·age ~ contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event. How would you describe your movement style?  Swirling movement cast upon a…
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May 9, 2018

Three Graces

Tell us a bit about your piece?  Like most choreographers, I like to leave the interpretation up to the individual audience member.  I had many ideas roaming around in my head…
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April 27, 2018

“K281,” Set to Mozart Piano Sonata as Centerpiece of Upcoming Performance

“K281,” Set to Mozart Piano Sonata as Centerpiece of Upcoming Performance By Victor Lucas, CoolCleveland, April 25, 2018 Photo Susan Bestul We spent a couple of hours at Verb Ballets’…
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April 27, 2018

Verb Ballets’ ‘Spring Series’ program to feature Adam Hougland ballet

Verb Ballets' Spring Series’ program to feature Adam Hougland ballet By Steve Sucato, International Arts Writer/Critic, April 25, 2018 Photo Susan Bestul Fresh off a successful tour to Cuba in March,…
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April 5, 2018

Guest blog on American Dance Abroad

#Cleveland Havana Ballet By Guest Blog by Kate Webb Verb Ballets Dancer, American Dance Abroad, April 5, 2018 American Dance Abroad Guest Blog by Kate Webb, Verb Ballets Dancer What…
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April 3, 2018

Observe rehearsal with Jill Marlow Krutzkamp

Observe rehearsal with Jill Marlow Kruztkamp Join Verb Ballets for an exclusive lunch time rehearsal viewing with Jill Marlow Krutzkamp. Jill Marlow Krutzkamp is a Pilates and wellness director, and…
CubaNews
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…
EventsNews
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…
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February 1, 2018

Save the Date for Havana Nights!

Save the date for the Spring Gala celebration in honor of the company's return from Cuba! Havana Nights Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00PM The Ballroom at Park Lane   Nadia…
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February 14, 2018

Observe rehearsal with Laura Alonso

Observe rehearsal with Laura Alonso Join Verb Ballets for an exclusive lunch time rehearsal viewing on March 2, 2018 at Noon with Cuban dance legend Laura Alonso. The daughter of…
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January 9, 2018

2017-18 Season Brochure

Verb Ballets 2017-18 Season Brochure Tickets are on sale now! Get the best seats in the house for Verb Ballets performances across Northeast Ohio.  The company has a main stage…
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January 5, 2018

Cleveland Havana Ballet

In the spring of 2018, two ballet companies will join forces in an international collaboration to form the Cleveland Havana Ballet. Starring the dancers of Cleveland's Verb Ballets led by…
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January 5, 2018

To Cuba Now Tour

Once in a lifetime opportunity to experience Cuba Verb Ballets embarks on an international tour to Cuba in March 2018 to join Laura Alonso's ProDanza. Join Verb Ballets for the…
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December 19, 2017

The Cleveland Havana Ballet?

The Cleveland Havana Ballet? Yes—Meet the Two Companies Joining Forces for a Rare Collaboration By Amy Brandt of Pointe Magazine , December 19, 2017 Photo Bill Naiman Ever since President Obama…
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December 17, 2017

Cleveland’s Verb Ballets headed to Cuba on cultural mission

Cleveland's Verb Ballets headed to Cuba on cultural mission to co-found Cleveland Havana Ballet By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer , December 17, 2017 Photo Susan Bestul CLEVELAND, Ohio -…
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December 2, 2017

Tis the season for Nutcrackers

Verb Ballets dancers make guest appearances in local productions across Northeast Ohio Tis the season for the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. This year Verb Ballets' dancers are making guest appearances…