[CANCELED] Week 4: Verb Ballets

April 23, 2020 - April 25, 2020

7:30pm, Thu/Fri/Sat, Gordon Square Theatre.

Every year, Cleveland Public Theatre welcomes Northeast Ohio's most adventurous contemporary dance companies to CPT's Gordon Square Theatre stage for four weeks of single and double bill performances. DanceWorks Week 4 features work created by Verb Ballets.

The Gordon Square Theatre is ADA compliant featuring a ramped entrance and an all gender, wheelchair accessible restroom.

Standard Price (Thursday): $15
Standard Price (Friday, Saturday): $25

Content Warning: DanceWorks is a presented series, which means we don’t always know the content entirely. CPT supports art in development, as well as social justice oriented-work, and sensitive material may be explored. Because of the nature of art in development, we can’t provide additional content warnings for DanceWorks performances.

The DanceWorks 2020 series is canceled. Click here for up-to-date information about CPT programming.

Verb Ballets

Fresh Inventions

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

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Main image credit: Kolman Rosenberg