Verb Ballets: Made in America: Dances That Transform You through Time and Movement

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Verb Ballets: Made in America: Dances That Transform You through Time and Movement

Event Phone: 330-722-2541

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  • Verb Ballets
    February 17, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents Made in America: Dances That Transform You through Time and Movement. The program will consist of works designed to conjure up visions of gypsy dancers, to the famous orchestral music of the 1940’s audience favorite Eight by Benny Goodman, choreographed by Ohio Ballet Founder Heinz Poll. Included is a new work by African-American choreographer Tommie Waheed Evans of Philadelphia described by critics as, “sleek encounters that brim with contrasting patterns and connections”. A new company work by Adam Houghland, of Dallas, Texas whose works have been praised for, “ample distinctive differences in movement invention, tone, and approach to satisfy a multiplicity of tastes” makes an exciting addition to the program. International dance critics from Taiwan and the UK have reviewed Verb Ballets’ performances as, “classical ballet with a dash of American modern dance”.

Tickets are available by calling 330-722-2541 or online at www.ormaco.org for $15 (plus credit card processing fee).

 

About Verb Ballets:

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique styles and technical excellence that captivates a broad audience. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, Producing Artistic Director and Richard Dickinson, MFA, Associate Director, the company will present a season that ignites passion in the energy, beauty and athleticism of dance. Critics have hailed Verb Ballets as, “Dashes preconceptions …with keen dramatic power.” -The Plain Dealer, “(Verb) is dance magnifique.” – The Examiner, “confident and polished, Verb’s dancers shone” – Dance International Magazine. Verb Ballets cultivates dance appreciation and nurtures wellness through movement in community dance classes, school residencies, senior outreach, library programs, master classes and college course partnerships. 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.

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 330-722-2541

Venue Website:

Address:
627 North Main Street, Wellington, Ohio, 44090, United States

Description:

Located just 50 minutes west of downtown Cleveland, the Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts is Northeast Ohio's newest 600 seat state-of-the-art professional performance venue.

Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts 627 N. Main Street Wellington, Ohio 44090