Calendar & Tickets

Saint Paul Ballet

Saint Paul Ballet

Four Women in Choreography
Tickets
$25 - $75

Featuring the choreography of Diane Coburn Bruning, Sally Rousse, Jamie Johnson, and Zoé Emilie Henrot

Feb 12
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 13
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 14
Sun @ 2:00pm
Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater

Home Season
Tickets
$15 - $20

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater's Home Season promises to poetically celebrate and lampoon the universal need for human intimacy. People in Pairs, or Not will highlight many of SPDT's acclaimed duets as well as new repertory by toasting Valentine's Day weekend and all those who have or are searching for a little love, laughter, and connection.

Feb 12
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 13
Sat @ 8:00pm
MovementWise

MovementWise

MovementWise
Tickets
$10 - $75

An invigorating, 10-week community-oriented dance class for adults 55+ who love a healthy, active lifestyle.

Feb 17
Wed @ 6:30pm
Feb 24
Wed @ 6:30pm
Mar 02
Wed @ 6:30pm
Mar 09
Wed @ 6:30pm
Mar 16
Wed @ 6:30pm
Mar 23
Wed @ 6:30pm
James Sewell Ballet

James Sewell Ballet

Ballet Works Project
Tickets
$12 - $20

JSB's annual choreographic laboratory puts the audience at the heart of the creative process.

Feb 19
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 20
Sat @ 8:00pm
Feb 21
Sun @ 2:00pm
Feb 26
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 27
Sat @ 8:00pm
Feb 28
Sun @ 2:00pm
Aparna Ramaswamy

Aparna Ramaswamy

They Rose at Dawn
Tickets
$25 - $40

A solo work depicting women as carriers of ritual.

Feb 19
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 20
Sat @ 8:00pm
SHAPESHIFT

SHAPESHIFT

Grey Skies Blue
Tickets
$28

In their trademark style of interwoven vignettes, SHAPESHIFT presents “Grey Skies Blue,’ the story of a summer of friendship.

Feb 26
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 27
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 28
Sun @ 2:00pm
Cinderella

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota

Cinderella 1944: A Love Story
Tickets
$25 - $35

Set in England during WWII, this is an original story written specifically for TCB, and features an original music compilation, original stage design, sets, lighting, costumes and choreography that includes swing and modern dance styles in addition to classical ballet.

Mar 04
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 05
Sat @ 2:00pm
Mar 05
Sat @ 7:30pm
Mar 06
Sun @ 3:00pm
Future Interstates

2015/16 Future Interstates (part 4)

Future Interstates
Tickets
$5 Suggested Donation

This series focuses on dancemakers investigating the edges of performance and improvisation.

Mar 08
Tue @ 8:00pm
Latrice Royale

Latrice Royale

Here's to Life
Tickets
$34 - $64

A sneak preview of Latrice Royale's world tour for the debut CD, Here's to Life.

Mar 11
Fri @ 8:00pm

VocalEssence

Four Saints in Three Acts
Tickets
$20 - $30 (Fees included)

Founded in 1969, Minneapolis-based VocalEssence has decades of history as one of the world’s premier choral music organizations. But despite its global influence, VocalEssence has kept its focus local—consistently pioneering ways to strengthen Minnesota’s community through thrilling musical experiences.

Mar 19
Sat @ 8:00pm
Mar 20
Sun @ 4:00pm
Shapiro & Smith

Shapiro & Smith Dance

HANDS
Tickets
$29

Join Shapiro & Smith for the premiere of HANDS as they examine the power and the beauty of our hands.

Mar 25
Fri @ 8:00pm
Mar 26
Sat @ 8:00pm
Adam Barruch

Minnesota Dance Theatre

Spring Season
Tickets
$24 - $36 (fees included)

Be immersed in an array of riveting choreographic adventures during Minnesota Dance Theatre’s Spring Season.

Apr 01
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 02
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 03
Sun @ 2:00pm
AXIS Dance Company

AXIS Dance Company

"To Go Again" Tour
Tickets
$25 - $30

A powerful and evocative evening with one of the world's most acclaimed and innovative ensembles.

Apr 08
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 09
Sat @ 8:00pm
Covering Dance

Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influences (part 7)

Covering Dance
Tickets
Free

Through the years, Minnesota has had many influential and substantial contributors to the field of dance writing, both locally and nationally. We will examine the ability of language to capture the power of dance.

Apr 10
Sun @ 2:00pm
Zorongo Flamenco

Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre

Tickets
$30

Joined by an ensemble of guest singers and musicians, Zorongo Flamenco will premiere Susana di Palma's new work LORCA'S WOMEN.

Apr 15
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 16
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 17
Sun @ 2:00pm
JSB

James Sewell Ballet

Band It, Chopin Studies, Excerpts from Seasons
Tickets
$20 - $36

JSB brings rhythm, playfulness, and artistry to the Cowles Center for its Spring Season.

Apr 22
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 23
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 29
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 30
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 01
Sun @ 2:00pm
James Sewell Ballet

James Sewell Ballet

Spring Into It!
Tickets
$10

Bring your entire family to the ballet!!

Apr 23
Sat @ 11:00am
Zenon Dance Company

Zenon Dance Company

Tickets
$34

Zenon Dance Company captivates audiences with a rare and dynamic blend of modern and jazz.

May 06
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 07
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 13
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 14
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 15
Sun @ 2:00pm
Future Interstates

2015/16 Future Interstates (part 5)

Future Interstates
Tickets
$5 Suggested Donation

This series focuses on dancemakers investigating the edges of performance and improvisation.

May 10
Tue @ 8:00pm
TU Dance

TU Dance

Tickets
$30 - $35

Join us, as TU Dance returns to the Cowles Center for the culminating Twin Cities concert of its 12th season.

May 20
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 21
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 22
Sun @ 2:00pm
MDT Strawberry Festival

MDT Strawberry Festival

Student Showcase
Tickets
$20 - $30 (fees included)

Celebrate the talent and accomplishments of Minnesota Dance Theatre’s aspiring young dancers as they take the stage for the 2016 Strawberry Festival.

May 27
Fri @ 6:00pm
May 28
Sat @ 1:00pm
Cantus

Cantus

Covers: A Pop Concert
Tickets
$10 - $35

Cantus returns to The Cowles Center with adventurous programming and inspiring performances.

Jun 03
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 04
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 09
Thu @ 7:30pm
Jun 10
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 11
Sat @ 7:30pm

Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influences (part 8)

Recovering Dance
Tickets
Free

Based on the success of Eclectic Edge Ensemble’s event Lost Voices in Jazz: The Choreographers of the Minnesota Jazz Dance Company, we examine what it takes to bring choreography back from the past and place it onto today’s dancing bodies.

Jun 12
Sun @ 2:00pm
Merge

BLM and Contempo Physical Dance

MERGE
Tickets
$25 - $30

Two of Minnesota’s dance powerhouses, Black Label Movement and Contempo Physical Dance, join forces to produce the Cowles Center’s first ever collaborative dance concert.

Jun 17
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 18
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 24
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 25
Sat @ 7:30pm