VERB Ballets Master Class Series

Stephaen Hood_Master Class Stephaen Hood is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a B.F.A. in Ballet Performance.He has been studying dance and has trained at numerous ballet institutions such at Mid Atlantic Youth Ballet, Rock School For Dance Education, and the University of The Arts in PA as a Ballet Major. He has also trained in a vast amount of studies such as Horton, Balanchine, Forsythe and jazz dance. He was a principal dancer for the Mid-Atlantic Youth Ballet Company and company member for Ballet-Fleming. He has also been a guest artist in various companies such as Poetic Expression Dance Company and Carbon Dance Theater. He has also performed lead roles in ballets such as Coppelia, La Bayadere,and The Nutcracker. He is happy to have embarked on this journey with Verb Ballets and is excited to expand his mind as an artist. his is Stephaen’s second season with Verb Ballets.

Lieneke Matte Master Class Lieneke Matte grew up in the Bronx and received her early training at Ballet Tech and the School of American Ballet. She then attended Fiorello H.La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts in New York. Lieneke went on to get a B.F.A in dance from SUNY Purchase College. She has performed in works choreographed by George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch, Nicolo Fonte, Paul Taylor, Nicholas Villeneuve, and Xiao-Xiong Zhang. Ms. Matte graduated summa cum laude and received the President’s Award from the Conservatory of Dance. She is currently a dancer with Verb Ballets and performs throughout Ohio.


Monday, Nov. 9

  • 9-10:40 a.m. — Ballet Master Class by Lieneke Matte
  • 11:10 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.— Modern Master Class by Stephaen Hood

Tuesday, Nov. 10

  • 11:10 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. — Modern Master Class by Stephaen Hood

Wednesday, Nov. 11

  • 9-10:40 a.m. — Ballet Master Class by Lieneke Matte
  • 11:10 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. — Modern Master Class by Stephaen Hood

Friday, Nov. 13

  • 9-10:40 a.m. — Ballet Master Class by Lieneke Matte


Matinees at 9:00 am
November 9
Monday, November 9, 2015 at 9:00 am
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 9:00 am
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 9:00 am
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 9:00 am
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 9:00 am

Cost: Registration Required: FREE/CSU Dance Majors; $15/all others

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