Calendar & Tickets

Nutcracker (not so) Suite

Tickets
$36 - $41 (FEES APPLY)

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

Recommended for ages 14+

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.

Cowles Extra

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
Candide

VocalEssence

Candide

With star-crossed lovers, villains, Monty Python-esque comedy, and a beautiful score, Leonard Bernstein’s Candide is opera for the people. Wrapped in irony, this musical follows the optimistic young Candide in search of “the best of all possible worlds” on an extraordinary journey to reunite with his soulmate. Imagined by Theater Latté Da’s Peter Rothstein, the all-star cast will perform a theatrical concert version, allowing audiences to savor the epic beauty of Bernstein’s music.

Cowles Extra

Mar 21
Thu @ 7:30pm
Mar 22
Fri @ 7:30pm
Mar 23
Sat @ 2:00pm
Mar 23
Sat @ 7:30pm
Mar 24
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
Gentle Human

Ballet Co.Laboratory

Gentle Human
Tickets
$24-$36 (fees included)

Gentle Human uses collaboration between different movement artists to depict the vulnerability and power of humanity in unexpected ways. Ballet Co.Laboratory collaborates with Twin Cities movement artists to create a unified, evening-length work. 

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.

Cowles Extra

May 24
Fri @ 6:00pm
May 25
Sat @ 1:00pm
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. This year features Joni Mitchell's acclaimed album Blue performed in its entirety -- as well as songs by artists like The Beatles, Queen, Michael Jackson, and more. You won't want to miss it!

May 31
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 01
Sat @ 7:30pm
Jun 02
Sun @ 3:00pm
Jun 07
Fri @ 7:30pm
Jun 08
Sat @ 7:30pm