Calendar & Tickets

Contempo Physical Dance

Motirô
Tickets
$20 - $25 (Fees included)

Contempo Physical Dance returns to The Cowles Center with Motirô, a fast favorite and defining work of the company.

Jan 30
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jan 31
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 01
Sun @ 2:00pm

SHAPESHIFT

XI:XI The Awakening
Tickets
$25 (Fees included)

From bboys who do pirouettes to ballerinas who have swag, this talented group of 17 dancers, tell stories of love, conflict, loss and success, while also tackling  heart- wrenching issues such as chemical dependency.

Feb 06
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 07
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 08
Sun @ 2:00pm

James Sewell Ballet

Ballet Works Project
Tickets
$24 - $36 (Fees included)

Join us for an intimate night of fresh ballet works in the TEK BOX.

Feb 06
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 07
Sat @ 8:00pm
Feb 08
Sun @ 2:00pm
Feb 12
Thu @ 7:30pm
Feb 13
Fri @ 8:00pm
Feb 15
Sun @ 2:00pm

Future Interstates

Tickets
$5 suggested donation

Investigating the edges of performance and improvisation.

Feb 10
Tue @ 8:00pm
Mar 10
Tue @ 8:00pm
Apr 14
Tue @ 8:00pm
May 12
Tue @ 8:00pm
Jun 09
Tue @ 8:00pm
Jul 14
Tue @ 8:00pm

Beyond Ballroom Dance Company

Primera Tanda, The Nightingale, Red Riding Hood Suite
Tickets
$30 - $35 (Fees included)

Beyond Ballroom creates innovative productions that continue to stretch the boundaries and challenge the genre.

Feb 13
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 14
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 15
Sun @ 2:00pm
Feb 20
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 21
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 22
Sun @ 2:00pm

Flying Foot Forum

FLYING FEET---THE PERCUSSION PROJECT
Tickets
$30 (Fees included)

Flying Foot Forum is a vibrant and bold percussive dance/theater company that fuses percussion and percussive dances with many other forms of music, dance and theater.

Feb 27
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 28
Sat @ 7:30pm

Minnesota Dance and the Ecstasies of Influences (Part 3)

Educational Outcomes
Tickets
Free admission

Part 3 of the 4-part lecture series.

Mar 01
Sun @ 2:00pm

Black Label Movement w/ special guests The Bakken Trio

Alleged Dances, An Unkindness to Ravens
Tickets
$25 - $30 (Fees included)

BLM received a 2014 Sage Award for Outstanding Ensemble.  Come see why! 

Mar 05
Thu @ 7:30pm
Mar 06
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 07
Sat @ 7:30pm

From Imagination to Creation

How 3D Printing is Changing Our World
Tickets
$36.00 (Fees included)

Discover how 3D printing is inspiring new dimensions in the fields of medical technology, fashion design, architecture, and art.

Mar 10
Tue @ 7:00pm

Cantus

THE SINGING REVOLUTION: SONGS OF THE BALTIC AWAKENING
Tickets
$10 - $30 (Fees included)

Cantus returns to this inspiring story and the beautiful music of the Baltic states.

Mar 12
Thu @ 7:30pm

Saint Paul Ballet

Tickets
$25 - $35 (Fees included)

Saint Paul Ballet returns to The Cowles with a dance concert of familiar line and fresh images.

Mar 20
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 21
Sat @ 7:30pm
Mar 22
Sun @ 2:00pm

Mathew Janczewski's ARENA DANCES

Plastic Language
Tickets
$30 (Fees included)

Choreographed by Mathew Janczewski, Plastic Language is an evening length trio that deconstructs everyday moments to investigate their simplest form.

Mar 27
Fri @ 8:00pm
Mar 28
Sat @ 8:00pm

Shapiro & Smith Dance

Tableau Vivant, Ravel x3
Tickets
$30 (Fees included)

Shapiro & Smith Dance has a reputation for performing tales of beauty and biting wit that run the gamut from searingly provocative to absurdly hilarious.

Apr 02
Thu @ 8:00pm
Apr 03
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 04
Sat @ 8:00pm

Minnesota Dance Theatre

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

With a history spanning over half a century, Minnesota Dance Theatre & School is an acclaimed arts leader in our state, our region and in the nation.

Apr 10
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 11
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 12
Sun @ 2:00pm

TU Dance

Tickets
$30 - $35 (Fees included)

The company's 2015 spring concert features a world premiere work by choreographer Uri Sands honoring Marian Anderson, the celebrated American contralto who was breaking barriers for African-American artists decades before the civil rights movement.

Apr 17
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 18
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 19
Sun @ 2:00pm

James Sewell Ballet

Silk Road, Dusty Realms & Dessa
Tickets
$20 - $36 (Fees included)

The 2014/2015 season ends with an epic Minneapolis premiere, a restaged favorite, and hip hop music by rapper singer Dessa. 

Apr 24
Fri @ 8:00pm
Apr 25
Sat @ 11:00am
Apr 25
Sat @ 8:00pm
Apr 26
Sun @ 2:00pm
May 01
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 02
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 03
Sun @ 2:00pm

James Sewell Ballet Family Performances

Doo-Be-Doo
Tickets
$16 (Fees included)

Celebrate Spring at this family-friendly ballet with Reif Dance Company and the James Sewell Ballet!

Apr 25
Sat @ 11:00am

Zenon Dance Company

Spring Season
Tickets
$34 (Fees included)

One of the nation’s premier repertory dance companies, Zenon Dance Company captivates audiences with a rare and dynamic blend of modern and jazz.

May 08
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 09
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 15
Fri @ 8:00pm
May 16
Sat @ 8:00pm
May 17
Sun @ 2:00pm

Breaking Ground

The Artspace Celebration

The Artspace Celebration is a lively evening of music, dance and art designed in celebration of Artspace and the artists we serve.

May 18
Mon @ 7:00pm

Minnesota Dance Theatre

Strawberry Festival
Tickets
$20 - $30 (Fees included)

See tomorrow’s dancers today and celebrate the talent and accomplishments of Minnesota Dance Theatre’s Young Children Division and Performing Arts Division, an annual performance of MDT students.

May 29
Fri @ 6:00pm
May 30
Sat @ 2:00pm

Cantus

COVERS: A POP CONCERT
Tickets
$10-$35 (Fees included)

Don’t miss the best sing-along of the year as Cantus returns to The Cowles Center to cover more of your favorite pop hits.

Jun 05
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 06
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 11
Thu @ 7:30pm
Jun 12
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 13
Sat @ 7:30pm

Curio Dance: Drop the Mic!

Co-operation!
Tickets
$25 (Fees included)

Co-founded and directed by siblings, Curio Dance is focused on tying the history of dance customs to their influence on contemporary design. They nurture the unity of every style and genre of dance and encourage younger choreographers to work amongst the more experienced. Together they fill the gap and create a place for belonging.

Jun 19
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 20
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 21
Sun @ 2:00pm

Zorongo Flamenco

FLAMENCO ON FIRE, ALEGRIAS
Tickets
$30 (Fees included)

Zorongo presents two passion filled performances of FLAMENCO ON FIRE.

Jun 26
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 27
Sat @ 7:30pm

Momentum: New Dance Works

WEEK 1
Tickets
$20 (Fees included)

Join us at The Southern Theatre for an evening of new dance projects from Luke Olson-Elm and Hiponymous.

Jul 09
Thu @ 8:00pm
Jul 10
Fri @ 8:00pm
Jul 11
Sat @ 8:00pm

Momentum: New Dance Works

WEEK 2
Tickets
$20 (Fees included)

Join us for the second weekend at The Southern Theatre that showcases new works from choreographers Angharad Davies and Nic Lincoln.

Jul 16
Thu @ 8:00pm
Jul 17
Fri @ 8:00pm
Jul 18
Sat @ 8:00pm