This free performance is sponsored by Cleveland Heights residents and Verb Ballets' board members, James Graham and David M. Dusek, as a gift to the community.
Mowgli’s Jungle Adventures is choreographed by Associate Artistic Director Richard Dickinson. Shah Capital Management is proud to be the Producer and Exclusive Sponsor for Mowgli’s Jungle Adventures. The ballet includes the professional dancers of Verb Ballets plus a special appearance from Shri Kalaa Mandir-Center for Indian Performing Arts. The new full-length story ballet integrates a unique blend of dance styles and evocative instrumental music to transcend barriers to illustrate the value of acceptance and importance of community. The updated revival is based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of an Indian boy abandoned by his parents and raised by a pack of wolves, this exciting new work utilizes ballet to tell the story of Mowgli and his wild adventures. The story ballet features new costumes by Janet Bolick and mesmerizing lighting design by Ben Gantose.