Dancers in ethnic attire dancing in a circle

Ethnic Dance Theatre

40th Anniversary Season
$16–29 fees inlcuded
Ticket Prices: 
$29 - Adults
$24 - Student/Senior
$16 - Children 12/under
Goodale Theater
Two special events: Dinner and a Show June 27 & 28 and Family Day, Sunday, June 29! Details below.

Celebrating their 40th Anniversary Season at The Cowles Center, the artists of Ethnic Dance Theatre will present choreographies from each decade of the company’s repertoire. Joined by the multi-talented artists of the EDT Orchestra, many of whom specialize in very esoteric folk instruments, we invite our audiences to be entertained by the folk art of peoples that make up the tapestry of American culture.

Introducing Dinner & a Show
It starts with a three course dinner at Mason's Restaurant & Barre that includes a glass of wine, champagne or beer. After dinner, head down the hallway to The Goodale Theater for an entertaining evening with Ethnic Dance Theatre. 

June 27-28 // Fri & Saturday 
Dinner seating begins at 5 pm // show @ 7:30 pm  
$45 per person // Please call 612.206.3600 to reserve your seats. 

Family Day, Sunday June 29

12:45 pm; Show at 2:00 pm  

Family Day Package Includes:

  • Trip Around the World Workshop with Christopher Yaeger
  • Costume meet and greet in the lobby before the show
  • 40th Anniversary performance by Ethnic Dance Theatre

Ticket cost: Adults: $39, Senior/Student (13 - 18): $17, Children (12 and under): Free
Please call the box office at 612.206.3600 to reserve.  


Join us for a discussion with the artists following the June 27th performance as part of The Cowles Center's Meet the Company: Talk-Back Series.


Jun 27
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 28
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 29
Sun @ 2:00pm

Bring your ticket stub to Mason's following this performance for 2-for-1 drinks or desserts!