Sabatino A. Verlezza

Sabatino A. Verlezza graduated summa cum laude from the School of Theatre and Dance with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance in 2012. A native of Shaker Heights, OH, Verlezza is a dancer with RIOULT Dance NY, which tours nationally and internationally. 

Verlezza began his dance education at the Cleveland San Jose Ballet/Cleveland School of Dance and trained with Nancy Lushington and his parents Barbara and Sabatino Verlezza. He is a certified teacher of the May O'Donnell technique and has performed multiple of O' Donnell's works. While a student at Kent State, Verlezza sat on the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization.