For more than three decades, the Dancing Wheels Company & School has thrived under the artistic leadership of President/Founding Artistic Director Mary Verdi-Fletcher. The Company has traveled the globe, reaching more than five million individuals through its inspiring and masterful performances, award winning outreach, educational programs and guest appearances. With a vast repertory of nearly fifty works from nationally esteemed choreographers, the Company brings inventive, provocative and poignant performances to the stage, changing the face of artistic possibilities. The Dancing Wheels School, coordinated and administrated by Emma Parker, serves over 2,000 children and adults with and without disabilities. The School offers a myriad of outreach and in-reach classes and workshops making arts programming available to students of all abilities.
The Dancing Wheels season is generously supported by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, MetLife Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, Bruening Foundation, Emerson Process Management, The George Gund Foundation, The Kulas Foundation, The Kuhn Family Foundation, John P. Murphy Foundation, Invacare, and the National Endowment for the Arts.