21st Annual Summer Dance Workshops
Auditions for the Dancing Wheels Company
The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently seeking male and female dancers for employment in the 2013 - 2014 season. Auditions will be held on May 18, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Dancing Wheels studios. If you are unable to attend this date, there will be a second audition held at the end of the Summer Dance Workshop June 17 - 21. Click here for more information.
3615 Euclid Ave., 3rd Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Dancing Wheels introduces colorful Daring to be Dumbo (review)
Everyone of a certain age, thanks to Walt Disney, knows what happens to Dumbo, the elephant with big ears and persevering spirit. But Dancing Wheels Company and School has put an engaging spin on the tale in Daring to be Dumbo, the new story ballet the Cleveland company for dancers with and without disabilities introduced Friday at Saint Ignatius High School’s Breen Center for the Performing Arts. Click here to read the entire review.
Dancing Wheels Wins CAC Grant
The votes are in and Dancing Wheels Company & School has won the Creative Culture Grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture for our project Daring to be Dumbo. We received over 7,900 votes from Cuyahoga County residents. Without your support, this television documentary and school education program on bullying and social injustice would not get produced. Thank you for voting for us!
Click here to read the Plain Dealers’ story - Dancing Wheels, LAND Studio win Creative Culture Grants Competition
Click here to read more about the Daring to Dumbo project.
Dancing Wheels Shares Integrated Dance Insights
The Dancing Wheels Company was featured in the December issue of Dance Studio Life magazine for our newly launched physically integrated dance training manual. The magazine is one the top education dance publications with over 66,000 readers throughout the United States and Canada. Read the article
A Night to Remember
Congratulations to the students from the Young Audiences' ArtWorks program and Dancing Wheels School. Their performance at The Cleveland Museum of Art on December 14, 2012 was a huge success! The Call and Post even wrote a feature story on these very talented students. Thank you all for a wonderful evening. Read the story
A Dancing Wheels Exclusive
The intimate concert presented exclusively by company members entitled Fast Forward/ Rewind was a wonderful mix of duets, solos, and full ensemble works that evolved from the dancers’ desires to branch out and spread their wings as choreographers. Read more
Manual Launch Event - A Huge Success
Friday, October 26, 2012 marked the official launch of the Dancing Wheels' Physically Dance Integrated Training manual and DVD. Read more
The manual and DVD can be purchased by click the Buy Now button or by calling (216) 432-0306.
Making National Media!
The Huffington Post recently featured an article sharing the story of Mary Verdi-Fletcher and her inspirational journey to advance the quality of integrated dance as the founder of The Dancing Wheels Company & School.
Featured in Dance Magazine
The Dancing Wheels Company & School is proud to be recognized in an article on integrated dance by Dance, a magazine based in the United Kingdom!
Dancing Wheels' Van Stolen
Thank you to our friends at WKYC Channel 3 for covering the news of our wheelchair accessible van being stolen. For more information, please see their stories below. If you would like to help us to buy a new van, please donate here!
Dancing Wheels' Strategic and Succession Plan
Dancing Wheels has recently evaluated and reviewed its plans for the future. Please click here to review!
Past Media & Press:
Cool Cleveland, "World Class: Dancing Wheels Explores Helen Keller"