Acclaimed as the “premier vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), Cantus is recognized worldwide for its artistic excellence and musical versatility. Based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Cantus serves its audience with public and community concerts, educational residences, recordings and digital media.
Join Hennepin Theatre Trust, Friends of the Hennepin County Library, the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts and the Walker Art Center for a free, treasure-filled adventure in creativity down Hennepin Avenue! Participate in one or all of these Peter and the Starcatcher inspired activities.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Singers have canceled their show scheduled at The Cowles Center for Saturday, March 15. Any refunds for tickets sold can be addressed by calling the box office at 612.206.3600.
Body & Soul will feature familiar audience favorites “Childless Mother” and “Memories”, along with the World Premiere of a new work set to the soulful harmonies and intricate rhythms of SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK. This show will touch your mind, body and your soul through movement and music.
Black Label Movement's third Cowles Center season will treat audiences to the full spectrum of Artistic Director Carl Flink’s choreography with the lush physicality of Lost Lullabies, the intimate emotional landscape of A Fractured Narrative for a Sad Ending, a live performance of the quirky and poignant TED Talk Let’s Talk About Sex featuring live music created and performed by Jello Slave and this year’s premiere, Hive, an exploration of the movement between light and shadows. Connect with Black Label Movement through Talk-Backs following each performance!
The essence of Zorongo Flamenco's work combines the passionate soul of Spain with the lively innovative spirit of America and relates to contemporary audiences in a way that few companies do. Zorongo Flamenco brings the very essence of Spain to the performance hall.
In the digital age of the “selfie” and social media, self-reflection can turn into self-obsession at the push of a button. Shapiro & Smith Dance’s newest work, “Narcissus” takes audiences down a path of mirrors where we see how our preoccupation with image might distort how we see ourselves and how we think others see us. This world premier by Artistic Director Joanie Smith will bring company members and guest artists together with newly commissioned music by Soozie Tyrell of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and New York composer Scott Killian.
With the Dante Project, James Sewell Ballet will create a new full-length dance/theater performance piece – “Inferno” – inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy. The piece will premiere at The Cowles Center as the centerpiece of James Sewell Ballet’s 20th Anniversary Season.
One dynamic company – three decades of modern and jazz dance performed with passion, perfection and panache. Zenon Dance Company has been a standard-bearer of artistic excellence in the Twin Cities for 30 years.
One foot follows another in a symbolic ballet of our vibrant memories of countries walked on, like a caravan picking up movement around the world. It is a balance of roots and modernity, street dance and theater connecting contemporary and historical foundation.