Calendar & Tickets

Sally Rousse

ICON SAM: Temple Dances
Tickets
$25 (FEES INCLUDED)

ICON SAM: Temple Dances is an historical, hysterical romp that takes place in the doorways, studios, alleys, and hallways of 528 Hennepin Avenue – now The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts.

Jun 23
Sold Out
Sat @ 6:00pm
Jun 24
Sold Out
Sun @ 3:00pm
Minnesota Opera - Fellow Travelers

Minnesota Opera

Fellow Travelers

The story of a forbidden love affair between two men in 1950s McCarthy-era Washington, D.C., Fellow Travelers is a searing opera infused with political drama, unexpected humor, and sincere heartbreak.

Jun 23
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 26
Tue @ 7:30pm

SOLO

Tickets
$25 (FEES INCLUDED)

Each year three exceptional Minnesota dance artists receive the coveted honor of a McKnight Dancer Fellowship. To celebrate them, we commission a solo dance for each of them from a choreographer of their selection. The 2016 and 2017 McKnight Dance Fellows have selected an outstanding group of local, national, and international dance artists to bring their choreographic imaginations to new works expressly tailored for these exceptional performersThe result is SOLO, an evening of six fascinating world premieres with works that range from innovative Hip Hop to fiery flamenco to intimate choreographic explorations and more

Sep 14
Fri @ 7:30pm
Sep 15
Sat @ 7:30pm

2018 GOTTA DANCE! Gala and Raze the Barre After Party

Join us on Saturday, October 6, 2018, for our largest fundraising event of the year – The GOTTA DANCE! Gala and Raze the Barre After Party. 

Oct 06
Sat @ 5:00pm

Twin Cities Tap Festival

Tickets
$15 - $30 (FEES INCLUDED)

The Twin Cities Tap Festival brings together national artists, local tap dancers, and students of all ages to share in the love of rhythm, music, and the art of tap dance. The Twin Cities Tap Festival offers classes, workshops, and performances all centered around enhancing technique, expanding creativity, and experiencing the dynamic and ever-evolving American art of tap dance.

Oct 18
Thu @ 7:30pm
Oct 19
Fri @ 7:30pm
Oct 20
Sat @ 7:30pm

James Sewell Ballet

Fall Season
Tickets
$20 - $35 (FEES INCLUDED)

Music brings to life two company favorites – the intricate contemporary ballet Moving Works and Appalachia Waltz set to Texas fiddle music.


Oct 26
Fri @ 8:00pm
Oct 27
Sat @ 8:00pm
Oct 28
Sun @ 2:00pm

Zenon Dance Company

36th Fall Season
Tickets
$34 (FEES INCLUDED)

Zenon will present its 36th Fall Season featuring a world premiere of New York choreographers Alex Springer & Xan Burley’s Set Zero, a world premiere from renowned Minnesota choreographer Wynn Fricke, and two Zenon repertory gems.

Nov 02
Fri @ 7:30pm
Nov 03
Sat @ 7:30pm
Nov 09
Fri @ 7:30pm
Nov 10
Sat @ 7:30pm
Nov 11
Sun @ 2:00pm

Katha Dance Theatre

The Hungry Stones
Tickets
$22 - $28 (FEES INCLUDED)

Katha Dance Theatre will present its award-winning dance-drama entitled The Hungry Stones. Based on Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s short story, Khudhita Pashan (1895), KDT will reconstruct its 1994 production of The Hungry Stones with new choreography and set design using the Kathak dance of North India to bring ancient stones of a palace in colonial India to life. Set in the form of fantastic reality, the story reflects Tagore’s notion of indestructibility of our past and how ancient stones remain alive as witness to history.  


Nov 16
Fri @ 7:30pm
Nov 17
Sat @ 7:30pm
Nov 18
Sun @ 2:00pm

Nutcracker (not so) Suite

Tickets
$40 - $150 (INCLUDING FEES)

Think you know the Nutcracker? Think again! Spice up the most wonderful time of the year with this cheeky take on a classic tale!

Dec 07
Fri @ 7:30pm
Dec 08
Sat @ 7:30pm
Dec 13
Thu @ 7:30pm
Dec 14
Fri @ 7:30pm
Dec 15
Sat @ 7:30pm
Dec 20
Thu @ 7:30pm
Dec 21
Fri @ 7:30pm
Dec 22
Sat @ 7:30pm

Minnesota Dance Theatre

Carmina Burana
Tickets
$26 - $45 (FEES INCLUDED)

Minnesota Dance Theatre (MDT) audience favorite Carmina Burana follows a long line of sensuous inspiration, from the silent songs of 13th century vagrant monks’ poetic homage to passion to Carl Orff’s brilliant orchestral adaptation of the ancient words.

Jan 18
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jan 19
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jan 20
Sun @ 3:00pm

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota

Essence
Tickets
$30 - $38 (FEES INCLUDED)

Twin Cities Ballet, the company that created the groundbreaking event, Pink Floyd’s The Wall: A Rock Ballet, is excited to present Essence, a mixed program of new original works and favorites from its repertoire that reveal the essence of gothic, folk, and contemporary stories, classical and neo-classical music, and mythological creatures.

Mar 01
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 02
Sat @ 7:30pm

BRKFST Dance Company & Kaleena Miller Dance

In Collaboration
Tickets
$25 (FEES INCLUDED)

BRKFST Dance Company and Kaleena Miller Dance partner for a performance that merges the dynamic art forms of breaking and tap dance. With rhythm and movement as their foundation, BRKFST and KMD celebrate the roots and technique of their respective movement styles while pushing them to new heights in this electrifying collaboration.

Mar 08
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 09
Sat @ 7:30pm
Mar 10
Sun @ 2:00pm

James Sewell Ballet

Spring Season
Tickets
$20 - $35 (FEES INCLUDED)

James Sewell presents a new work set to the music of local artist Dosh, while New York City-based choreographer Gabrielle Lamb explores spaciousness and unruliness in an all-new creation.

Mar 29
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 30
Sat @ 7:30pm
Mar 31
Sun @ 2:00pm

St. Paul Ballet

CARMEN in the 1920s
Tickets
$25 - $35 (FEES INCLUDED)

St. Paul Ballet (SPB) brings audiences back to the era of F. Scott Fitzgerald with a fresh adaptation on the Bizet opera, Carmen

Apr 06
Sat @ 7:30pm
Apr 07
Sun @ 2:00pm

Contempo Physical Dance

SenZalma
Tickets
$20 - $28 (FEES INCLUDED)

Recognized for their dynamic fusion of Afro-Brazilian dance, capoeira, and contemporary dance, Contempo’s mission is to create a vibrant new dance form that ignites intersections of contemporary dance and traditional movement forms of the African diaspora, and to perform work that challenges human physicality while it invigorates audiences.

Apr 12
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 13
Sat @ 7:30pm

Shapiro & Smith Dance

Fool’s Errand
Tickets
$29 (FEES INCLUDED)

Shapiro & Smith Dance returns for an evening of dance featuring the company’s signature blend of biting wit and captivating physicality. The works run the gamut of human emotion as Shapiro & Smith’s company of dancers tell stories of humor and heartbreak; triumph and despair.

Apr 19
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 20
Sat @ 7:30pm

MIXTAPE

MP3 MIXTAPE Part III
Tickets
$22 - $25 (FEES INCLUDED)

The artists of MIXTAPE continue to challenge and investigate Urban and Street dance in this third edition of the collaborative effort between up-and-coming and established Twin Cities choreographers.

May 10
Fri @ 7:30pm
May 11
Sat @ 7:30pm
May 12
Sun @ 2:00pm

Minnesota Dance Theatre

Strawberry Festival: A 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 2019 Strawberry Festival: A Student Showcase. This annual showcase features students from every level of MDT’s Performing Arts Division, Young Children’s Division and Boys Program performing pieces especially created and selected for them.

May 24
Fri @ 6:00pm
May 25
Sat @ 1:00pm