[CANCELED] Week 4: Verb Ballets
Onstage at CPT for the 20th year, Verb Ballets embodies raw, creative energy and virtuosic style highlighting a dynamic range of repertory. Verb Ballets presents new works exploring themes of social justice by Associate Artistic Director Richard Dickinson, MFA, company dancers Hunter Hoffman, Lieneke Matte, and guest choreographer Bobby Wesner.
About Verb Ballets
One of Northeast Ohio’s oldest and most respected dance companies, Verb Ballets has gained a reputation for artistic excellence and exemplary community engagement since 1987. Under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Carlson, former principal dancer for Cleveland Ballet, and Richard Dickinson, MFA, former Ohio Ballet dancer, the company is committed to the creation and mounting of dance works of the highest caliber. The company strives to act as a catalyst to promote learning, nurture wellness, and encourage dialogue about the dance art form. As a contemporary ballet company, the dancers combine classical ballet training with strong artistry. Internationally acclaimed, the company has toured Cuba and Taiwan. Additional information can be found at verbballets.org.
“Confident and polished, Verb’s dancers shone.” –Dance International Magazine
“[Their] dancers move with great athleticism and complexity.” –The Plain Dealer
“Make a serious effort to capture one of these sought after tickets… [Verb] is dance magnifique.” –Examiner.com
Main image credit: Kolman Rosenberg