Calendar & Tickets

Murray & Peter Present: Pray the Gay Away

Pray the Gay Away

Murray & Peter Present: Pray the Gay Away
Tickets
$30 - $75 (PLUS FEES)

Pray the Gay Away tells the story of Michael and Zach Zakar coming out to their mother who is a potty-mouthed, gay-hating, devout Catholic.

Cowles Extra

Sep 12
Thu @ 8:00pm
Sep 13
Fri @ 8:00pm
Sep 14
Sat @ 8:00pm
Sep 15
Sun @ 8:00pm
Sep 19
Thu @ 8:00pm
Sep 20
Fri @ 8:00pm
Sep 21
Sat @ 8:00pm
Sep 22
Sun @ 8:00pm
Sep 25
Wed @ 8:00pm
Sep 27
Fri @ 8:00pm
Sep 28
Sat @ 8:00pm
Sep 29
Sun @ 8:00pm
2019 GOTTA DANCE! Gala & Raze the Barre After Party

2019 Gala

Join us on Saturday, October 5, 2019, for our largest fundraising event of the year – the GOTTA DANCE! Gala and Raze the Barre After Party. 

Oct 05
Sat @ 5:00pm
Twin Cities Tap Festival

Twin Cities Tap Festival

Twin Cities Tap Festival
Tickets
$20 – $39 (FEES INCLUDED)

The Rhythm is Going to Get You! The Twin Cities Tap Festival “Student Showcase” (Oct. 17) highlights local talent and youth, and the “Festival Concert” (Oct. 18) shines a spotlight on the dynamic and ever-changing art of tap dance, featuring the best and the brightest in local and national talent.

Oct 17
Thu @ 7:30pm
Oct 18
Fri @ 7:30pm
James Sewell Ballet: Opera Moves

James Sewell Ballet

Opera Moves
Tickets
$36 (FEES INCLUDED)

James Sewell Ballet brings two brand new original works to the stage this fall, rounded out by the company’s classic “Opera Moves.” Brace yourself for sweeping and delicate movement, showcasing the troupe’s balletic elegance to entrancing musical selections.

Oct 25
Fri @ 7:30pm
Oct 26
Sat @ 1:00pm
Oct 26
Sat @ 7:30pm
Oct 27
Sun @ 2:00pm
Crash Dance Productions: Proxy

Crash Dance Productions

Proxy
Tickets
$27 – $30 (FEES INCLUDED)

A voyage of discovery. Proxy morphs dancers into cartographers, creating a stage-wide image of coordinates, waves, and lines. Like a morphing inkblot, your discoveries will lie in precisely how much you let yourself see.

Nov 22
Fri @ 7:30pm
Nov 23
Sat @ 7:30pm
Nov 24
Sun @ 2:00pm
Ricci Milan & Rhythm Street Movement: Who Brought the Humbug?

Who Brought the Humbug?

Ricci Milan & Rhythm Street Movement
Tickets
$25 - $45 (FEES INCLUDED)

WHO BROUGHT THE HUMBUG? is the wildly creative, interactive, holiday show the whole family can enjoy.

Holidays at The Cowles Center

Dec 05
Thu @ 7:30pm
Dec 06
Fri @ 7:30pm
Dec 07
Sat @ 7:30pm
Dec 08
Sun @ 2:00pm
Dec 12
Thu @ 7:30pm
Dec 13
Fri @ 7:30pm
Dec 14
Sat @ 7:30pm
Dec 15
Sun @ 2:00pm
Collide Theatrical: Romeo & Juliet

Collide Theatrical

Romeo & Juliet
Tickets
$33 – $39 (FEES INCLUDED)

Classic meets contemporary in this reimagined story of star-crossed lovers, filled to the brim with all of the passion and violence of young love. A score of pop hits from artists like Nirvana, The White Stripes, and Lady Gaga is performed live by musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and vocalist Katie Gearty.

Feb 14
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 15
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 16
Sun @ 2:00pm
Feb 21
Fri @ 7:30pm
Feb 22
Sat @ 7:30pm
Feb 23
Sun @ 2:00pm
MERGES IN MARCH: Berit Ahlgren & Nathan Keepers

Berit Ahlgren & Nathan Keepers

MERGES IN MARCH
Tickets
$30 (FEES INCLUDED)

MERGES IN MARCH: Contemporary dancer Berit Ahlgren and local actor Nathan Keepers join together for a night of unforgettable performance artistry.

Mar 13
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 14
Sat @ 7:30pm
MERGES IN MARCH: Penelope Freeh & Alanna Morris Van Tassel

Penelope Freeh & Alanna Morris Van Tassel

MERGES IN MARCH
Tickets
$30 (FEES INCLUDED)

MERGES IN MARCH: Contemporary ballet dancer, choreographer, educator, and writer, Penelope Freeh joins Brooklyn-born Dancer-Choreographer-Educator Alanna Morris Van Tassel to honor and manipulate classicism, traditional vocabularies, and deconstructs traditions.

Mar 20
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 21
Sat @ 7:30pm
MERGES IN MARCH: Hatch Dance & STRONGmovement

H Y B R I D: Hatch Dance & STRONGmovement

MERGES IN MARCH
Tickets
$30 (FEES INCLUDED)

MERGES IN MARCH: Fusing their distinct choreographic aesthetics, Strong and Hatch forge new ground as they bring their communities together for this premiere.

Mar 27
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 28
Sat @ 7:30pm
Minnesota Dance Theatre: The Enchantment

Minnesota Dance Theatre

The Enchantment
Tickets
$31 – $36 (FEES INCLUDED)

A mystery reigns: twelve princesses awake each morning with their dance shoes destroyed. The King is in a quandary; is it a harmless enchantment or something bewitchingly darker? Delve into this magical world full of breathtaking dance, luminous live music, and an array of enchantments.

Apr 03
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 04
Sat @ 2:00pm
Apr 04
Sat @ 7:30pm
Apr 05
Sun @ 3:00pm
Ballet Co.Laboratory: Freddie - Break Free

Ballet Co.Laboratory

Freddie - Break Free
Tickets
$33 – $39 (FEES INCLUDED)

We Will Rock You! From Ballet Co.Laboratory comes a ballet set to live Queen music exploring Freddie Mercury’s life on and off the stage. You’ll go ‘Stone Cold Crazy’ with extraordinary dance and the sounds of local Queen tribute band Ready Freddie featuring frontman Michael Hanna.

Apr 10
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 11
Sat @ 7:30pm
Apr 17
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 18
Sat @ 7:30pm
Apr 19
Sun @ 2:00pm
Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre - Duende

Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre

Duende
Tickets
$25 – $43 (FEES INCLUDED)

Harness the emotional power and animated spirit of flamenco. Zorongo Flamenco presents an ensemble of celebrated artists performing live traditional flamenco music, song, and dance bringing expressive and rhythmic excitement to the stage.

Apr 24
Fri @ 7:30pm
Apr 25
Sat @ 7:30pm
Apr 26
Sun @ 2:00pm
TU Dance - Spring Concert

TU Dance

Spring Concert
Tickets
$29 – $39 (FEES INCLUDED)

Explore the struggle between the mannequin-like existence we assemble and the realistic need for human connection. TU Dance presents “Vanity Fare” a world premiere by choreographer Marcus Jarell Willis. You’re not going to want to miss TU Dance’s triumphant return to the Cowles.

May 01
Fri @ 7:30pm
May 02
Sat @ 7:30pm
May 03
Sun @ 2:00pm
MIXTAPE: Now Streaming MIXTAPE Part IV

MIXTAPE

Now Streaming MIXTAPE Part IV
Tickets
$27 – $30 (FEES INCLUDED)

Break away from the norm. With a performance that encourages audiences to be fully present with each other, honor vulnerability as strength, and resist a political landscape that tries to keep us apart, Now Streaming brings us together in the NOW to work within a complex unity.

May 15
Fri @ 7:30pm
May 16
Sat @ 7:30pm
May 17
Sun @ 2:00pm
Cantus  'Covers'

Cantus

Covers
Tickets
$27 - $37 (FEES INCLUDED)

Cantus shows off a completely different side with Covers arranging and performing the everyday classics of our time.

Cowles Extra

Jun 05
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 06
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 12
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 13
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 14
Sun @ 3:00pm