Mainstage Shows

Celebrating Black History Month

February 3, 2018 8:00pm

The Breen Center

Verb Ballets celebrates Black History Month with a program featuring African American choreographers.

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Made in America presented by ORMACO

February 17, 2018 7:00pm

Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts

Verb Ballets presents dances that transform you through time and movement with a variety of classical and contemporary works.

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Spring Series

April 27, 2018 8:00pm

EJ Thomas Hall

Spring program will feature an exciting mix of dances on the program for the company’s premiere at EJ Thomas Hall.

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DanceWorks 2018

May 17-19, 2018 7:30pm

Cleveland Public Theatre

Verb Ballets returns to DanceWorks 2018 with Fresh Inventions built on the creative talent of company dancers.

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International Tour to Cuba

March 2018

Verb Ballets will join forces in an international collaboration with ProDanza of Cuba to form the Cleveland Havana Ballet. Starring the dancers of Cleveland’s Verb Ballets led by Dr. Margaret Carlson, and Havana’s ProDanza under the direction Laura Alonso, this cultural exchange is a groundbreaking partnership supported through the Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion initiative. This significant collaboration will encompass performances in Cuba by the combined companies in March 2018. Bringing Verb Ballets to Cuba for the first time is an enormous cultural exchange and will integrate American dancers to the very best of Cuba’s ballet scene.

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Yarini

March 8-11, 2018

Alicia Alonso Grande Theatre

Yarini choreographed by Iván Alonso is based on a historical hero who reached mythical proportions within popular Cuban culture and imagination. 

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Baila Juntos

March 16-18, 2018

The National Theatre

Verb Ballets’ will share repertory program with ProDanza highlighting the unique styles of American and Cuban ballet

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Studio Series

Ballet UpClose

September 22, 2017 7:00pm

Verb Ballets Studio

Be the first to see the work set by internationally claimed choreographer Adam Hougland.

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Ballet UpClose

January 26, 2018 7:00pm

Verb Ballets Studio

Preview the restaging of works by former Bill T Jones dancer and Cleveland native, Antonio Brown.

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Ballet UpClose

March 2, 2018 12:00pm

Verb Ballets Studio

The company gears up to go on tour preview the works they will be performing.

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Ballet UpClose

April 13, 2017 12:00pm

Verb Ballets Studio

Preview Adam Hougland’s K281 restaged by Jill Marlow Krutzkamp.

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Ballet UpClose

June 22, 2018 12:00pm

Verb Ballets Studio

Join us for an end of season celebration with highlights from the year.

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Season Appearances

Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

July 28-29, 2017 8:45pm

Firestone Park
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Tremont Arts in August

August 12, 2017 8:30pm

Lincoln Park
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Cain Park

August 19, 2017 8:00pm

Cain Park Evan Amphitheater
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Dance Showcase

September 8, 2017 7:00pm

Playhouse Square

Pandemonium

September 9, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre

NEOSonicFest

April 9, 2018

Cleveland, Ohio