CHACONNE – encore performance - September 22

SOLO: Six World-Premiere Dance Films On Demand - September 22 to September 25

The Joffrey Ballet: Of Mice and Men Rehearsal and Artist Q&A - September 22

Twin Cities Ballet Free Season Preview Performance - September 25

Performance in the Gallery: HIJACK and J.H. SHUǏ XIĀN at Rochester Art Center - September 26

DECADANCE: Featuring Duniya Drum & Dance and Rhythmically Speaking - October 1

Swing Out - October 2

Pop-Up FALL Sound Garden on West River Parkway - October 2

Ananya Dance Theatre: Dastak – The Film - October 8

James Sewell Ballet’s 30th Anniversary Retrospective - October 16 to October 17

Twin Cities Tap Festival Showcase - October 21

Twin Cities Tap Festival Concert - October 22 to October 23

Twin Cities Ballet World Premiere of Dracula - October 27 to October 28

Awake. Alive. Anew. – Threads Dance Project - November 6 to November 7

Collide Theatrical Season Tickets

Swing Out: Lindy Hop at The Southern Theater - September 30

Pilates Mat 1 - October 8

TU Dance Center: Adult Beginning Ballet with Tina Anderson Wallum - October 26

TU Dance Center: Adult Beginning Modern with Jennifer Ilse - October 27

Twin Cities Ballet: Auditions for A Minnesota Nutcracker - September 26

Calling All Movement Organizations for Move to the Max 2021 - September 29

Alexandra Bodnarchuk – Audition - October 3

Analog Dance Works is Looking for Dancers for its Upcoming Production - October 8

Black Label Movement – Company Auditions - October 15

Collide Theatrical Seeking Male-Identifying Dancers

Lease Office Space at The Cowles Center

Rent the Young Dance Studios

Studio Rentals at Collide Theatrical in St Paul

TU Dance Center: Renting TU Dance Center

Space at The Arena

Erin Thompson Teaches Advanced Contemporary Classes In Person

Young Dance Fall Classes

Friday Morning Jazz: Featuring Awesome Guests This Session

Drop-in GYROKINESIS® Method Classes with Non Edwards

Zenon – Fall Classes In Person and Online

Community Movement Collective Open Classes

TU Dance Center: Open Classes

MotionArt Adult Modern Dance Classes

MotionArt Children’s Dance Classes

Classes at The Arena – ARENA DANCES’ New School

JSB Open Classes

Coordi™ Class

Ananya Dance Theatre’s Shawngram Institute Ongoing Classes

New Studio Stories Podcast Episode with Megan Mayer

MFA in Dance at Minnesota State University, Mankato



CHACONNE – encore performance!

We are back by popular demand. This performance is part of the End of Summer Splash! by Green Minneapolis.

Dancer and choreographer Yuki Tokuda creates live performance with violinist Natsuki Kumagai (MN Orchestra) at Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis. Tokuda’s choreography on J.S Bach’s Chaconne expresses that there is always a hope during dark times and after sorrow.

Choreographer – Yuki Tokuda
Violin – Natsuki Kumagai
Dancers – Hannah Benditt, Jarod Boltjes, Ashley Chin-Mark, Andrew Lester, Hettie Stern, Yuki Tokuda

Wednesday, September 22 at 6:30pm

Rain or shine.
Free to the public.

Location Info

Peavey Plaza
1101 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

website

Contact Info

Yuki Tokuda
yuki.tokuda@hotmail.com

Each year, three exceptional Minnesota dance artists receive the coveted honor of a McKnight Dancer Fellowship. SOLO celebrates the 2018 and 2019 recipients with new works expressly tailored for these exceptional performers. The result is an evening of six fascinating world premieres. In 2021, these solos exist as dance films.

SOLO will include some captioning in Spanish and English.

SOLO Fellows and their commissioned Choreographers include:

  • Renée Copeland – Choreographer: Erika Bettin, Italy
  • Sharon Mansur – Co-directors: Yara Boustany, Lebanon; Andrea Shaker, MN; Mette Loulou van Kohl, NY
  • Yeniel “Chini” Perez Domenech – Choreographer: Ephrat Asherie, NY
  • Erin Thompson – Choreographer: Bebe Miller, OH
  • Joseph “MN Joe” Tran – Choreographer: Rudi Goblen, FL
  • Elayna Waxse – Choreographer: Bobbi Jene Smith, NY

The Cowles Center and the McKnight Foundation’s Artist Fellowships Program present SOLO as part of The Cowles Center’s 21/22 Season.

Contact Info

Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $20, fees included
Date: September 22, 2021  Time: 12:00 am
Date: September 25, 2021  Time: 12:00 am

Today, September 22
4:30PM, livestream

FREE and open to the public.
Registration required.

Experience a rare glimpse into the studios of The Joffrey Ballet during a livestream rehearsal of the highly anticipated world premiere Of Mice and Men.

Enjoy this first look into Cathy Marston’s adaptation of Steinbeck’s tender tale of friendship, perseverance, and sacrifice, with an original score by Academy Award®-nominated composer Thomas Newman. Following the rehearsal, stay online to learn more about this new work during the Artist Q&A.

This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

Location Info

Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

website

Contact Info

Marsha Walker
northrop@umn.edu
Four dancers form a circle in back attitude, each holding onto foot of the dancer in front of them.

Come celebrate Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota’s new season and welcome its new professional company members and apprentices! Learn about the exciting performances coming up this season, meet and mingle with the Artistic Directors, board, staff, and dancers, and watch a preview performance by the company!

There will be many opportunities for you to support TCB throughout the night, including a silent auction, handmade items for sale, and information about tickets for upcoming performances.

FREE and open to the public!

Families, friends, supporters, and the curious are all welcome!

Saturday, September 25
7:00-9:00pm

Location Info

Ballet Royale Minnesota
16368 Kenrick Ave.
Lakeville, Minnesota 55044
952-452-3163
website

Contact Info

Denise Vogt
info@twincitiesballet.org
952-452-3163

This year at The Cowles Center, we are eating our dessert first!

In honor of our tenth anniversary, please join us as we celebrate a decade of dance with the decadence of desserts, all while raising $75,000 to expand our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility initiatives!

DECADANCE will feature desserts by Eat Street’s farm-to-table landmark The Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen and drinks from nightlife hotspot Gold Room Restaurant & Bar (including a one-of-a-kind anniversary cocktail and mocktail), as well as short and sweet performances by Rhythmically Speaking and Duniya Drum & Dance Companyplus a special announcement that will celebrate our amazing local dance talent. In case you were wondering, DECADANCE is not a gala-style event, which means no formal dress code. Be yourself!

RSVP: https://www.thecowlescenter.org/tickets/decadance

Virtual tickets include the performance program without refreshments.

Covid19: Effective September 1, 2021, all visitors to the Cowles who are attending a performance/event in our theater spaces are required to show either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at least 14 days prior to the show or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance/event. Masks are required throughout the Cowles.

Location Info

The Cowles Center
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Mary Meyers
mary.meyers@artspace.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $25-$100
Date: October 1, 2021  Time: 5:00 pm

Featuring choreography by Caleb Teicher, Evita Arce, Latasha Barnes, Nathan Bugh, and Macy Sullivan.
With live music performed by Eyal Vilner Big Band.

Celebrate the roots of Swing and Lindy Hop in America—join Swing Out for an all-out dance party on the Northrop stage and plaza!

Acclaimed choreographer and rising star Caleb Teicher and friends Eyal Vilner (composer), Evita Arce, Nathan Bugh, LaTasha Barnes, and Macy Sullivan are creating Swing Out to bring the best of swing dance to the stage. This immersive dance party is a culmination of Swing Out’s 2020-21 residency that included a month-long Artistic Exchange, a Solo-Jazz Dance class, a Meet the Artists panel, and a Spotlight Series discussion: Identities and Creative Processes, celebrating the passion and power of the African-American born dance form—the Lindy Hop. Experience the ensemble’s dance and music on stage and then join in a second-act “dance jam” on the Northrop Plaza!

This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

Location Info

Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

website

Contact Info

Marsha Walker
northrop@umn.edu

Dancers Leslie O’Neill, Megan Mayer, Sarah Baumert, and Erika Hansen perform their site-specific, roving, durational movement scores across a three-acre site along West River Parkway as part of composer/director JG Everest’s immersive FALL Sound Garden sound and performance installation event.

The roving movement scores will begin by 1:00pm and will come and go throughout the space until 4:00pm.

The third of four seasonal “pop-up” Sound Garden events along West River Parkway in 2021, the FALL Sound Garden features layers of site-specific dance, music, poetry, and visual art among some of the oldest trees in Minneapolis.

Sound Gardens are designed as durational, self-guided experiences intended for audience to connect more meaningfully to a particular place and the natural world. The spatial sound score and live dance and musical elements are meant to accompany the sounds and physical elements that are already there – the birds, the trees, the wind, the leaves. Audiences are encouraged to both circulate and linger at their own pace, following their own impulses for what to pay attention to.

Saturday, October 2
12:00-4:00pm
Free admission, but reservations required

Limited capacity.

Contact Info

James Everest
info@waveletscreative.org

Premieres Friday, October 8, 2021 at 7:30pm CT.
Available on-demand through October 15, 2021.

This dance film of Ananya Dance Theatre’s work, Dastakthe Farsi word for “knockings,” traces the knockings of global injustices on our hearts in four short sections: EarthWaterFire, and Air.

Each section is a meditation on stories of borders, boundaries, loss, belonging, home and liberation, and echoes the subtitle created by writer Sharon Brigforth — I Wish You Me — indicating the cross-generational love that has carried communities through difficult migrations. Filmmaker Darren Johnson captures these elemental journeys against the varied landscape of MniSota Makoce, ranging from post-Uprising scorched ruins in Minneapolis to tall prairie grasslands of Battle Creek Park, as the dancers pay tribute to the layered history of this land.

Choreographed by Ananya Chatterjea and performed by the artists of Ananya Dance Theatre, this dance film also features the work of a powerful team of collaborators, notably writer and dramaturg Sharon Bridgforth and sound artists Spirit McIntyre and Dameun Strange.

Led by Artistic Director, Ananya Chatterjea, Ananya Dance Theatre is a company of cultural activists and BIPOC women, womxn, and femme artists who believe in the transformative power of dance.

Select your own price when purchasing, $0-$50. Please note: ticket revenue from this film screening will be shared with the artists.

This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

Location Info

Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

website

Contact Info

Marsha Walker
northrop@umn.edu

Join us in celebrating a remarkable 30 years of James Sewell Ballet! Powerful performers showcase favorite gems from the past along with new hits, highlighting the company’s distinct voice and vision. This program will also feature a new dazzling work from Da’Rius Malone. Live musicians will accompany select works.

Covid-19:
Effective September 1, 2021, all visitors to the Cowles who are attending a performance/event in our theater spaces are required to show either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at least 14 days prior to the show or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance/event. Masks are required throughout the Cowles.

For more information about our health and safety guidelines, and for information about getting to The Cowles Center, click here.

Location Info

The Cowles Center
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $20-$35
Date: October 16, 2021  Time: 7:00 pm
Date: October 17, 2021  Time: 2:00 pm

The seventh annual Twin Cities Tap Festival Concerts and Showcase shines a spotlight on the dynamic and ever-changing art of tap dance.

Thursday, October 21 – The first night of the Twin Cities Tap Festival kicks off with the annual showcase, featuring phenomenal local and emerging tap artists and ensembles, including this year’s Elite Tap Feet – some of the best teen tap dancers in Minnesota!

The Twin Cities Tap Festival celebrates the incredible breadth, depth, and artistry of the ever-evolving American art of tap dance. The Festival provides opportunities for dancers of all ages and abilities to participate in classes, workshops, and performances all centered around enhancing technique, expanding creativity, and experiencing this uniquely American art form. We aim to foster learning, inspiration, and innovation as well as provide a venue to showcase tap artists, companies, and choreographers.

Covid19: Effective September, 1, 2021, all visitors to the Cowles who are attending a performance/event in our theater spaces are required to show either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at least 14 days prior to the show or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance/event. Masks are required throughout the Cowles.

Location Info

The Cowles Center
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $20-$35, fees included
Date: October 21, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm

The Twin Cities Tap Festival (TCTF) celebrates the incredible breadth, depth, and artistry of the ever-evolving American art of tap dance. The seventh annual TCTF Concerts and Showcase shines a spotlight on the dynamic and ever-changing art of tap dance.

Friday and Saturday, October 22-23 – This year’s concert features live music accompanying the best in local and national tap artists, including Jumaane Taylor and Max Pollak!

Celebrating John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme with live jazz and tap dance, Jumaane Taylor’s Supreme Love displays the spiritual, artistic, and historical values that infuse human life, using a symbol of nature to transcend hope. Max Pollak will perform All in One, a solo performance of uniquely arranged drum rhythms, songs, dances, and stories that outline Pollak’s artistic evolution. All music is created live by Pollak, only using his body.

Covid19: Effective September 1, 2021, all visitors to the Cowles who are attending a performance/event in our theater spaces are required to show either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at least 14 days prior to the show or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance/event. Masks are required throughout the Cowles.

Location Info

The Cowles Center
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $20-$35, fees included
Date: October 22, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: October 23, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm
Dracula bares his fangs and sweeps his black cape dramatically.

Twin Cities Ballet’s premiere of Dracula will take place at Ames Center on October 27-28. This new ballet features an original story adaptation by TCB Artistic Director Denise Vogt based on the classic novel, and an original musical score written for this production by Minnesota composer Simon Sperl. Also featured in the evening are RED, a ballet inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale, and the premiere of a new Halloween-themed work choreographed by TCB company dancer Micah Chermak.

For Dracula, Vogt used the plot of the Gothic novel as a jumping off point to explore themes of social and physical isolation, mind control, fear, and seduction that permeate the novel, but reinvents the setting. “In this version, the Dracula character is in solitary confinement in a prison,” says Vogt. “It’s not your regular Dracula.” 

Twin Cities Ballet will also be performing Denise Vogt’s RED, an intellectually provocative and emotionally powerful ballet with an all-female cast. The evening is rounded off by the premiere of a new piece choreographed by Micah Chermak, featuring monsters, zombies, and athletic and powerful dancing.

Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota (TCB) is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional ballet company located in the South Metro. Our mission is to make ballet approachable, relatable and fun through innovative, professional and original productions.

These activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Location Info

Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-452-3163
website

Contact Info

Denise Vogt
info@TwinCitiesBallet.org
952-452-3163

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Ames Center
Email: info@ames-center.com
Phone: 952.895.4685
Price: $30-$40
Date: October 27, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: October 28, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm

Threads Dance Project emerges from the ashes of the pandemic to celebrate its tenth anniversary, premiering the film Out of the Ashes and new works by 2020 Tapestries Program choreographers Gabby Abram, Jennifer Pray, and Elayna Waxse.

Out of the Ashes honors those impacted by 9/11 and asks whether we can resurrect a better way of living. This film, along with the works premiered by Tapestries program choreographers, emerges Threads anew.

Covid19: Effective September 1, 2021, all visitors to the Cowles who are attending a performance/event in the theater spaces are required to show either proof of a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations administered at least 14 days prior to the show or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the performance/event. Masks are required throughout the Cowles.

Location Info

The Cowles Center
Goodale Theater
528 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Elyse Chambers
echambers@thecowlescenter.org

Box Office Info

Box Office Contact: Alyssabeth Sandberg
Email: boxoffice@thecowlescenter.org
Price: $20-$30, fees included
Date: November 6, 2021  Time: 7:30 pm
Date: November 7, 2021  Time: 2:00 pm

Season tickets are now available for Collide Theatrical’s eighth season, as are individual show tickets! This season’s shows focus on the power of human connection, which is more important than ever after a year of loss, loneliness, and social isolation. Choose between tickets to all five shows, just the two mainstage shows, or just the three cabaret performances. For more about our season, click here. To buy individual show tickets, click the “purchase tickets” link next to each show.

Mainstage
Frankenstein – October 7-24, 2021 purchase tickets
Class of ’85 – April 7-May 1, 2022 purchase tickets

Cabaret Seires
Holiday Celebration – December 3-12, 2021 purchase tickets
Our Stories – January 21-30, 2022 purchase tickets
Romance: A Candlelight Cabaret – February 11-20, 2022 purchase tickets

The Benefits
Great Seats: Advance access to tickets (before the general public) allows us to place you in the BEST SEATS in the house.
Flexibility: Choose the shows you want to see when you want to see them. Free and easy ticket exchanges.*
Save Money: Save 15% off individual ticket prices.
Bring Your Friends: Your guests receive 10% off of tickets to their first Collide performance.
Special Invitations: Season subscribers receive exclusive access to performance receptions and behind-the-scenes events.

*48-hour notice required

Our subscribers receive guaranteed tickets for our limited-seating shows!

Location Info

Collide Theatrical
755 Prior Ave N
Ste 235H
St Paul, MN 55104
651-395-7903
website

Contact Info

Grace Kidder
admin@collidetheatrical.org

In-person.
FREE and open to the public.
Registration required.

Dust off your dancing shoes and join us at The Southern Theater for a social dance! Local Lindy legends Peter Strom and Naomi Uyama will lead this unique workshop designed for intermediate swing dancers with a guest appearance by dancers from Swing Out.

Add to your Lindy fundamentals, and work on some fun ways to improvise with your partner to the music. Come solo or with a dancing partner, and be ready to move!

Location Info

The Southern Theater
1420 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

website

Contact Info

Marsha Walker
northrop@umn.edu

October 8: 4:00pm-8:00pm
October 9: 11:30am-6:00pm
October 10: 9:30am-4:30pm

ACE (Hours: 1.6 Course: CEP162033, Provider: )
PMA (Hours: 16 Course: 2665, Provider: 17926 )

Class: $549.00 
Manual$50.00
Streaming Video$10.00

Mat 1
Introduction to Pilates and Beginning/Intermediate Exercises
In person and online course.

Balanced Body Mat 1 includes an introduction to the history and principles of Pilates, a review of core anatomy, beginning and most intermediate level exercises with modifications, lectures on class order and programming in a fitness setting, and guidelines for safely teaching seniors and pre-, and post-natal classes.

Pilates for sports specific activities are also covered.

Prerequisites:
Movement Principles

Location Info

Paragon Pilates and Physical Therapy
5101 Vernon Ave, S.
Suite 2A
Edina, MN 55436
9524059765
website

Contact Info

Cari Riis Stemmler
cari@paragonpilatespt.com
9524059765
Photo: Tina Anderson Wallum by Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez

Provided by Tina Anderson Wallum, the class work is based on the principles of classical ballet technique, including turnout, distribution of weight, counter pull, plumb line, balance, squareness, alignment and stance, transfer of weight, lift, and counter balance. Also it is based on centering, core strength, flexor tone, extensor tone, muscle currenting, cogwheeling, coordination, and musicality. By the end of the workshop students should understand a basic level of vocabulary and be able to execute it with ease and confidence. Students are intellectually, emotionally and physically supported with validation, engagement, and a sense of belonging.

Session Two: October 26–December 8
Six weeks. No classes November 22-27.
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Cost: $85/workshop per session

For more information and to register please visit: https://www.tudance.org/fall-2021-adult-beginning-workshops/

Location Info

TU Dance Center
2121 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55114

website

Contact Info

Maxine Yamazaki
education@tudance.org
651-724-9708
Photo: Jennifer Ilse by Bill Cameron

This workshop with Jennifer Ilse approaches movement with a goal of balance – fluidity in strength and power in softness. This class is centered on breath and economy of movement to teach internal and external body awareness, rhythm and phrasing, and ensemble dancing through modern dance patterns and improvisation.

Session Two: October 26–December 8
Six weeks. No classes November 22-27.
Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Cost: $85/workshop per session

For more information and to register please visit: https://www.tudance.org/fall-2021-adult-beginning-workshops/

Location Info

TU Dance Center
2121 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55114

website

Contact Info

Maxine Yamazaki
education@tudance.org
651-724-9708
A dancer dressed as the Nutcracker performs a grande sissonne with his sword held high.

Twin Cities Ballet’s beloved holiday classic with a Minnesota twist returns to Ames Center on December 10–12, live and in-person! 

Open auditions for dancers ages seven and older will be held Sunday, September 26.

This is a wonderful opportunity for dancers to be a part of a professional ballet production and join one of the most widely attended holiday events in the area. 

Every year TCB also performs a special matinee performance of A Minnesota Nutcracker for elementary and special education students and seniors. This year we are also kicking off our new sensory-relaxed performance series, the first of its kind in Minnesota! 

There will be a mandatory Zoom parent meeting on Thursday, September 23 at 7:30pm.
A $25 non-refundable audition fee will be due prior to the audition.
Due to limited audition sizes, students must pre-register by paying the audition fee and filling out the registration link on our website before attending the audition.

2:00–2:45pm: Ages 7-10, or Ballet Royale Minnesota Level Youth Ballet I/II/III and PPP 1A-3A.
3:00–4:00pm: Ages 10 and older, with one year or less of pointe, or Ballet Royale Minnesota Level Youth IV, Intermediate I and PPP 4A/4B.
4:15–6:15pm: Ages 12 and older, with two or more years of pointe, or Ballet Royale Minnesota Level Intermediate II+ and PPP 5A.

Location Info

Ballet Royale Minnesota
16368 Kenrick Ave.
Lakeville, MN, MN 55044
952-452-3163
website

Contact Info

Denise Vogt
info@twincitiesballet.org
952-452-3163
Deadline: September 26, 2021

Calling all movement-based arts organizations for Move to the Max 2021deadline to inquire extended to September 29!

Are you planning on fundraising for Give to the Max Day this November 18? Join Alternative Motion Project for the fourth annual Move to the MAX: Virtual Edition ’21. This online event thanks supporters, reaches new arts patrons, and promotes community within Minnesota dance/movement organizations.

Each organization is invited to introduce and share a pre-recorded short work, performance, film, or presentation of any kind. There are no costs for organizations to participate in this event.

Whether you are in the Twin Cities or Greater Minnesota, we can bring together our communities to support movement throughout the entire state. All movement genres and styles are highly encouraged to participate.

Friday, November 19 at 7:00pm – Online
Note – this is the day after Give to the Max Day!
Ticket price: donation to ONE of the performing organizations through GiveMN.

We are thrilled to collaborate on this exciting, eclectic event that can bring Minnesota arts companies together while creating more awareness throughout all our communities!

Interested in participating or need more information?
Email AMP at alternativemotionproject@gmail.com no later than September 29.

http://www.alternativemotionproject.org

Contact Info

Joanna Lees
alternativemotionproject@gmail.com
Deadline: September 29, 2021
One dancer sits atop another, both dressed in black. Their arms and legs are intertwined.

Alexandra Bodnarchuk is seeking one dancer for a project (duet) running from October 2021-May 2022 with the potential of extending.

Strong candidates will have an interest in: risk taking, partnering, and ten or more years of movement experience. All dancers who have female gendered life experience are welcome to audition. The project is not seeking cis-gendered men. 

Dancer must be fully vaccinated by the start of rehearsals.

Dancers will be compensated at $15/hour. 

Start date: October 18, 2021 (flexible). Rehearsals are 3 hours, 2/week (6 hours/week total).

Schedule will be finalized upon dancer’s hiring. 

Approximate compensation: $1,800-$2,200. 

Strength training to support the physical demands of the choreography will be offered once per week from January-May 2022. This will also be compensated time. 

Audition
October 3, 2021, 1:00-4:00pm
In-person and video auditions accepted
Registration ends at 11:59pm on October 2, 2021. Walk-ins welcome, but please try to arrive with enough time to fill out the audition form.
— doors at 12:30pm.
— there will be no partnering at this phase of the audition process.
— masks required at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.

Call back
October 10, 2021, 1:00-4:00pm
In-person only
— dancers invited to the call back should be prepared for partnering.  

For additional information and to register for the audition please go to: alexandrabodnarchuk.org/audition. 

Location Info

Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
528 Hennepin Ave
Studio 4A
Minneapolis, MN 55403

website

Contact Info

Alexandra Bodnarchuk
alexandrabodnarchuk@gmail.com
Deadline: October 3, 2021

Analog Dance Works is seeking two dancers to join the cast of Cloud Cover, a quartet exploring individual and collective responses to the climate crisis, to be shared in the company’s inaugural show, Tellus

60 hours of rehearsals will take place between November 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022 with tentative performance dates May 3-6, 2022.

Compensation is $1,060.

To be considered, applicants must send a link to a video up to eight minutes in length of themself dancing to analogdanceworks@gmail.com by October 8, 2021. The video should include no more than three clips. Resumes will be considered as supplemental material but are not required.

Dancers should be comfortable partnering and have an interest in a collaborative rehearsal process and movement generation. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, abilities, and performance backgrounds.

Dancers must be fully vaccinated before the first rehearsal date.

Deadline: October 8, 2021

We will be looking to hire at least one new mover and one paid apprentice to be a part of our company moving forward.

New members will join our upcoming 2022 season show April 7-10, 2022 at the Cowles Center in downtown Minneapolis as well as our work moving forward.

Rehearsals will begin October 2021.

To learn more and to register, visit https://www.blacklabelmovement.com/2021-audition.

Location Info

Barker Center for Dance
500 21st Ave. S
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

website

Contact Info

Crystal Edwards
blacklabelmovement@gmail.com
Deadline: October 15, 2021

Collide Theatrical Dance Company is seeking male-identifying dancers with strong ballet and jazz technique and acting abilities to serve as a replacement in our 2021/2022 performance season. Background in tap, acro, hip hop, or other styles is a plus.

Contract is from January 2022–June 2022 with the possibility of renewal for our 2022/2023 season. Salaried position; competitive pay. Dancers of color are highly encouraged to apply.

Company dancers must be 18 years or older and fully vaccinated. Please send your dance reel, headshot, and resume to regina@collidetheatrical.org to be considered. Be sure to include contact information.

Collide Theatrical believes in a culture of inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and artistic excellence. Collide strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates and other individuals from identities historically underrepresented in dance. Collide does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in employment.

Location Info

Collide Theatrical
755 Prior Ave N
Ste 235H
St Paul, MN 55104
651-395-7903
website

Contact Info

Grace Kidder
admin@collidetheatrical.org
Deadline: January 1, 1970

Did you know that The Cowles Center has creative office and artist studio space available for lease?

Our downtown Minneapolis offices and practical-use spaces range from 150-2,000 square feet and serve a wide range of professions, from dance companies to a PR firm to individual fine artists! We even offer nonprofit pricing to qualifying organizations.

Email rentals@thecowlescenter.org to learn more and/or schedule a tour. Mention this ad and save $50 off your first month’s rent!

Location Info

The Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

website

Contact Info

Greg Foley
rentals@thecowlescenter.org

Young Dance has two large studios available for rent in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul. Easily accessible by the Green Line light rail, the 16 and 67 Bus Lines, and with ample parking in the Fairview Business Center parking lot. The space is fully ADA accessible with ramps to the sprung studio floor and automatic door openers.

Rentals are available between the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Friday, after 4:00pm on Saturday, and all day on Sundays.

The studios are newly equipped with sprung Harlequin Marley flooring, a bluetooth speaker system, and wifi. There are no mirrors. The studio has a clear COVID safety plan including regular disinfecting of all floors and surfaces, as well as a new HVAC system which refreshes the air 7-8 times per hour. Renters will also have access to a large lobby (25’ x 29’) and up to 50 chairs.

Studio 1: Measures 41′ x 38′ and rents at:
$25/hour
$125/day (6+ hours)
$700/week (5 days, 6+ hours/day)

Studio 2: Measures 38′ x 38′ and rents at:
$20/hour
$100/day (6+ hours)
$600/week (5 days, 6+ hours/day)

To book the space email kathleen@youngdance.org or call 612-423-3064. Payment is required upon confirmation of rental with a signed rental agreement and liability waiver.

Location Info

Young Dance
Fairview Business Center
655 Fairview Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55104
612-423-3064
website

Contact Info

Kathleen Pender
kathleen@youngdance.org

Need space to rehearse, choreograph, teach, or hold an event? Collide Theatrical has two studios available for rental in our beautiful St. Paul location.

Studio 1 has 1700 square feet of sprung floor, full wall-length mirrors, Rosco Adagio Marley dance floor, high ceilings, sky lights, and 3 chandeliers.

Studio 2 has 550 square feet of sprung wood floor.

Both studios have the following amenities:

  • Ballet barres for up to 18 students
  • Free and accessible parking and access to public transportation line
  • Gender-specific bathrooms (non-gender-specific bathroom available in the adjacent building)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth room speakers
  • Cubbies for holding shoes and clothes
  • 2 long folding tables
  • Access to up to 30 folding chairs
  • HVAC heated and cooled spaces with temperature control
  • Hallway drinking fountains. Access to kitchenette area available upon request.

Single Rental:
Studio 1 – $30/hour
Studio 2 – $20/hour

Long-Term or Multiple-Day Rental:
Studio 1 – $20/hour
Studio 2 – $15/hour

Payment for rental bookings must be made 48 hours prior to your booking to hold your reservation. A signed rental agreement and certificate of insurance must be provided prior to your reservation. Please contact us at 651-395-7903 to schedule a visit. COVID safety rules and cleaning are at the highest priority.

Location Info

Collide Theatrical
755 Prior Ave N
Ste 235H
St Paul, MN 55104
651-395-7903
website

Contact Info

Grace Kidder
admin@collidetheatrical.org

TU Dance Center is available for rental when not in use by the school.

TU Dance Center features:

Reception area and front desk for check-in or event use; access to adjacent dressing room and green room with kitchenette are available upon request.

Both studios: sprung dance floor with Marley-type surface by Harlequin, wall of mirrors, portable ballet barre units 10′ in length, room-level sound system with CD and mini-jack inputs, 50′ LCD TV cart for presentation and videoconferencing. Large windows providing ample natural light.

Studio 1 only: a curtain that can be drawn on entire mirror, wall-mounted ballet barres of 27′ and 33′.

Studio 1: 60′x34′
Studio 2: 46’x21′

Location Info

TU Dance Center
2121 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55114

website

Contact Info

Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez
info@tudance.org
651-724-9708

Located in the heart of the LynLake neighborhood, The Arena is available for your rehearsal, class, and event needs!

Our space offers 1,305 square feet, 30’×40′ of sprung floor, Marley dance flooring, wall-length mirrors (with curtains to cover if preferred), free wifi, and a changing room.

We are situated on multiple bus lines, including the 21, 4, 23, 612, and 18; with plenty of free, street parking around the building.

To request space, please email arenadances@gmail.com

Location Info

The Arena
711 W. Lake Street
Studio 308
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
6128040238
website

Contact Info

Mathew Janczewski
arenadances@gmail.com

Erin’s advanced level contemporary hybrid class through Zenon Dance School includes floor work, standing warm-ups, and phrase work, all designed to enhance the healthy use of joints and muscle groups as dancers release their weight fully into the support of the ground. Experiential awareness, body mapping, improvisation, and creative work are included as dancers channel their own expressive artistry within the movement. The delightful Dean Magraw will accompany on guitar.

Thursday mornings, 9:30-11:00am – beginning September 16, 2021

NOTE – Classes will be in person and on Zoom!

Registration is open through Zenon’s MindBody portal and closes ten minutes before class.
See you, in person or virtually, soon!

Zenon Dance School

Location Info

Zenon Dance School
Cowles Center, Fourth Floor
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

website

Contact Info

Erin Thompson
thomp065@umn.edu
612-221-3186

Young Dance is excited for the 2021-22 academic year. Register for your favorite dance classes and instructors, or try some new moves with fresh faces! We’re thrilled to welcome everyone back into our space after a long time away.

Young Dance is committed to offering a fun and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Our exceptional Teaching Artists bring an unparalleled level of excellence, where young artists can experience a myriad of styles and techniques. We provide a breadth of opportunities for youth to engage with dance in the way that feels best for them and that supports them in finding and lifting their voices.

Classes include Dance Together, Creative Movement, Hip Hop, All Abilities Dancing, Modern, Ballet, Choreography, Performing Company, and more.

Location Info

Young Dance
Fairview Business Center
655 Fairview Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55104
612-423-3064
website

Contact Info

Kathleen Pender
kathleen@youngdance.org

Friday Morning Jazz (most Fridays, 10:00-11:15am CST) is BACK AT IT for Fall Session with Zenon Dance School!

This session, instructors Erinn Liebhard and Karla Grotting are excited to include a group of excellent guest artists among our class teachers! Class will remain hybrid, offering 10 physically-distanced spots for masked folks to come into the studio to take class, and unlimited spots for folks to attend from home via a high-quality Zoom experience.

Karla is teaching this week, and will offer a body-centric class that will build heat and help you connect to yourself and great jazz music while exploring technical and stylistic approaches to jazz dance. Our exciting teacher line-up for the rest of the fall session is as follows:

October 1 – Karla
October 8 – Gabby Abram
October 15 – Erinn
October 22 – Erinn
October 29 – Erinn
November 5 – Gabby Abram
November 12 – Jennifer Glaws
November 19 – Karla
November 26 – NO CLASS
December 3 – Jennifer Glaws
December 10 – Jolene Konkel
December 17 – Jonene Konkel

Find out more about these awesome guests by following our class Facebook page and keeping your eye out for posts about them! Registration for class is now open for virtual and in-person classes: conta.cc/39fJDXN.

We hope to see you soon! #zenondanceschool #wewillmoveyou #getyourasstoclass

Location Info

Zenon Dance at The Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Ave. #400
Minneapolis, MN 55403

website

Contact Info

Erinn Liebhard
ekliebs@gmail.com
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I became interested in the GYROKINESIS® Method because the exercises are rooted in full-body movement that builds skill in coordination and proprio/interoception. Exercises can be performed seated on an armless chair or stool, standing, and on hands and knees. We will work on the seven spinal movements, joint articulation, and cultivating strength with coordinated breath while transitioning through sequences with fluidity.

The GYROKINESIS® Method addresses the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences.

Online Classes via Zoom:

Level 1
Friday, 10:30am – https://zoom.us/j/556949877
Monday, 10:00am – https://zoom.us/j/597696618

Foundations
Tuesday, 6:00pm – http://zoom.us/j/85360225028
Thursday, 12:00pm – https://zoom.us/j/86006978332
Sunday, 10:30am – https://zoom.us/j/637871744

All classes are 60 minutes. Drop-ins welcome any time. Class fee is a sliding scale, $5-20 payable at http://paypal.me/nonedwards or by check. No one is turned away for non-payment.

New Class in Person:
All Levels: Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm
At the Arena, 711 W Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN
September 7 – December 15, 2021. $17 drop-in. Discount cards available.

Want to explore on your own schedule? Private sessions available, also on a sliding scale.

GYROKINESIS® is a registered trademark of GYROTONIC Sales Corp and is used with their permission.

Contact Info

Non Edwards
non.edwards@gmail.com

We are kicking off a great season of dance with new classes and old favorites! Register today for online, in person and hybrid classes through our MindBody portal. The fall session will run September 13-December 19, 2021.

Mondays
11:15am-12:15pm: gaga/people with Berit Ahlgren – In Person
5:30-6:15pm: Cardio Dance Jam with Ariel Linnerson – Online
5:30-6:45pm: Contemporary Ballet with Anne Lentz – Online

Tuesdays
7:00-8:00pm: Beginning Jazz with Allison Rubin-Forester – In Person

Wednesdays
9:30-11:00am: Composition/Improvisation with HIJACK – Online
5:30-6:45pm: Beginning Ballet with Lisa Erickson – Online
5:30-7:00pm: Intermediate Contemporary with Ruby Josephine Smith – Hybrid
7:30-8:30pm: All Levels Hip-Hop with Gabby “The Baddie” Abram – Hybrid

Thursdays
9:30-11:00am: Advanced Contemporary/Modern with Erin Thompson – Hybrid
5:30-6:30pm: Afro Modern with Roxane Wallace – Online
7:00-8:30pm: Intermediate Modern with Dustin Haug – Hybrid

Fridays
10:00-11:15am: All Levels Jazz with Erinn Liebhard and Karla Grotting – Hybrid
12:00-1:30pm: Intermediate Ballet with Penny Freeh – Hybrid

Saturday
9:00-10:00am: All Levels Yoga with Ariel Linnerson – Online
10:15-10:50am: Youth Hip-Hop, Ages 6-9 with Erin Sheppard – Online
12:30-1:00pm: Beginning 2 Ballet with Ben Johnson – Hybrid

Sundays
10:00-10:35am: Creative Movement, Ages 4-6 with Sarah Bartlett – In Person
11:00-11:45am: Youth Ballet, Ages 7-10 with Kendall Kramer – In Person
12:00-12:45pm: Youth Modern, Ages 11-14 with Kendall Kramer – In Person

Location Info

Zenon Dance School
Cowles Center, Fourth Floor
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

website

Contact Info

Erika Martin
info@zenondance.org

Community Movement Collective Open Classes: CoMoCollective offers small group classes for professionals and adult dancers alike to keep us moving together during this uncertain time. For safety, class sizes are limited and masks are required throughout class.

Come join us!

$15/class.
Pre-registration is required.
Classes do fill up to a week in advance, sign up early!
Virtual option offered upon request.

Thursday, September 23
Ballet with Helen Hatch – 10:00-11:30AM

Friday, September 24
Ballet with Penny Freeh – 10:15-11:30AM
Improvisation with Blake Nellis – 11:45AM-12:45PM

Monday, September 27
Ballet with Jeffrey Hankinson – 10:00-11:30AM

Tuesday, September 28
Ballet with Elayna Waxse – 10:00-11:30AM

Wednesday, September 29
Ballet with Leah Gallas – 10:00-11:30AM
Ballet Intro for professional movers and adults with Kendall Kramer – 11:45AM-12:45PM

Thursday, September 30
Ballet with Elayna Waxse – 10:00-11:30AM

Location Info

HotHouse MPLS
2303 Kennedy St NE Suite 420
Suite 420
Minneapolis, MN 55413
9522156227
website

Contact Info

Hannah Benditt
HannahBenditt@gmail.com
Photos: Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez by Eric Saulitis, Laurel Keen by Marty Sohl

Open Classes at TU Dance Center, September 20-December 10.

TU Dance Center is offering in-person dance classes for intermediate/advanced dancers with live accompaniment.
Online pre-registration required.

Mondays, Ballet and Contemporary Phrasework with Laurel Keen
Thursdays, Ballet with Abdo Sayegh-Rodriguez

10:00am-11:30am
$15 or class card.

For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.tudance.org/summer-2021-open-classes/ or contact us at info@tudance.org or (651) 724-9708.

Location Info

TU Dance Center
2121 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55114

website

Contact Info

Maxine Yamazaki
education@tudance.org
651-724-9708

MotionArt’s mission is to share the art of dance and the joy of movement with people of all ages and abilities.We strive to enrich lives by fostering creativity, body awareness and self-expression in a fun, non-competitive, welcoming environment.

We offer ongoing dance classes in-studio, on Zoom and outside-weather permitting. Paying the regular rate helps keep our organization afloat; however, no one will be turned away for inability to pay. There is also an option to pay what you can.

Please go to motionartmn.org to sign-up for classes, or contact Pam for info.

Beginning Modern Dance
Monday, 4:30-5:45pm
Center for Performing Arts, Studio #105

Beginning Modern Dance
Tuesday, 5:00-6:15pm
Zoom

Intermediate Modern Dance
Wednesday, 10:30am-12:00pm
Outdoor classes, weather permitting, or Zoom. Contact Pam Gleason for information.

Ageless Dance
Thursday, 4:30-5:45pm
Center for Performing Arts, Sun Room

Mixed Level Modern Dance
Saturday, 4:00-5:30pm
Zoom

Contact Info

Pam Gleason
pamgleason@msn.com

MotionArt focuses on nurturing children’s individual creativity while facilitating their understanding of the dance elements of space, time, and energy.

Ages 3-6 explore these elements through playful, structured activities allowing them to expand their movement vocabulary, develop body awareness, and gain self-confidence. Ages 7-9 explore the dance elements while being introduced to new movement skills and the creation of their own dances. Ages 9-12 expand their creative and kinesthetic awareness while learning basic movement skills of modern dance.

We offer ways for children to dance through outdoor classes, weather permitting. Contact Pam Gleason for information regarding class location. Please go to motionartmn.org to sign up for classes. There are various options for payment/donations, and no one will be turned away for inability to pay.

Ages 3-6: Saturday, 10:00-10:40am

Ages 7-9: Saturday, 10:45-11:30am

Ages 9-12: Saturday, 11:30am-12:15pm

Contact Info

Pam Gleason
pamgleason@msn.com

Come experience our new school, The Arena! The Arena values the creative potential of everyone and the transformative power of the arts to change lives.

TUESDAYS
9:00-9:30AM: Pilates Mat for Dancers
9:30-11:00AM: Moving Practice
4:00-5:00PM: The GYROKINESIS® Method

WEDNESDAYS
5:30-6:15PM: Creative Movement for 6-8 year olds
6:30-7:30PM: Capoeira

FRIDAYS
9:30-11:00AM: Contemporary Forms

SATURDAYS
9:00-9:45AM: Creative Movement for 4-6 year olds
10:00-10:45AM: Dancing Together for 2-4 year olds with caregivers

Classes take place in-person at The Arena, located at 711 W. Lake Street, Studio 308. Masks required. Free street parking.

To register for class, visit https://www.arena-dances.org/the-arena/. We can’t wait to move with you!

A few ways to keep informed of class offerings and school updates:
-Follow our new IG page at https://www.instagram.com/thearenaschool/
-Check out our website at http://www.arena-dances.org
-Subscribe to our school newsletter at https://www.arena-dances.org/join-our-mailing-list/

Location Info

The Arena
711 W. Lake Street
Studio 308
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
6128040238
website

Contact Info

Mathew Janczewski
arenadances@gmail.com

You are invited to partake in advanced level open ballet class with the artists of James Sewell Ballet!
Learn more at http://www.jsballet.org/classes, where you can find class listings several weeks out.

Mondays – JSB Artist in Rotation

Tuesdays – Kerry Parker with Pat Lyles on piano

Wednesdays – Eve Schulte

Thursdays – Leah Gallas with Eric Jensen on piano

Friday – James Sewell

9:30-11:00am
Sliding scale $5-20.

Visit http://www.jsballet.org/classes to connect.

Location Info

Studio 2B
The Cowles Center
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

website

Contact Info

Eve Schulte
info@jsballet.org

Engage in fun physical brain teasers to hone your balance, coordination, and brain health. This movement-based virtual class is open to all abilities — no dance experience necessary. It’s a work out for both brain and body!

Wednesdays, 10:00AM CT – lower impact

Classes are led by James Sewell, are one hour in length, and are geared toward adult participation.

Sliding scale, $5-20.

Visit https://jsballet.org/coordi/ to connect.

Contact Info

Eve Schulte
info@jsballet.org

Find rhythm, groundedness, and flow with dance classes at Ananya Dance Theatre’s Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice.

Fridays: Advanced Yorchhā, 6:00-7:00pm, CT – Kealoha Ferreira
Sundays: Intro to Yorchhā, 3:00-4:00pm, CT – Parisha Rajbhandari

Class Descriptions

Intro to Yorchhā: Envision justice through rhythmic footwork, flowing torso, and sustained breath in Intro to Yorchhā. Each class begins with a warm-up followed by foundational Yorchhā exercises and a fun choreographed phrase.

Advanced Yorchhā: Dive into the nuance and complexity of Yorchhā. Advanced Yorchhā is designed to challenge and hone experienced movers through strength training, technique refinement, and intricate choreography. Previous Yorchhā experience is encouraged.

Yorchhā is Ananya Dance Theatre’s trade-marked contemporary technique that intersects principles of vinyasa yoga, classical Indian dance form Odishi (from the eastern Indian state of Odisha) and martial art form Chhau (also from Odisha).

Students attending in-person classes must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination and must wear face masks during class. No exceptions.

Location Info

Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice
1197 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104

website

Contact Info

Kealoha Ferreira
kealoha.ferreira@ananyadancetheatre.org

Join ARENA DANCES for our weekly Studio Stories Podcast, where each week we reminisce on Twin Cities dance history with a new special guest. This week, we sat down with Megan Mayer to learn about her journey.

Megan Mayer is an award-winning Minneapolis-based artist working with choreography, dance, experimental video and photography. She obsesses over transposition, minimalism, mimicry, tenderness, wry humor, loneliness, social anxiety, fake bad timing and exacting musicality. By exposing tiny emotional undercurrents concerning the body, she constructs a unique perspective of what dance can be: virtuosity in vulnerability and victory in gesture.

Visit http://www.arena-dances.org to listen, or check it out wherever you get your podcasts!

Contact Info

Mathew Janczewski
arenadances@gmail.com
Photo by Dan Norman

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Minnesota State University, Mankato is now accepting applications for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Dance Graduate Program for Fall 2022. This three-year program includes tracks in performance and choreography and offers teaching opportunities, as well as graduate assistantships. The program offers applicants an opportunity to choreograph and perform in annual dance concerts and theatrical productions in beautiful venues including the newly renovated 450-seat Ted Paul Theatre, the intimate Andreas black box theatre, and multiple dance studios.

Graduate students in the MFA Dance Program will have the opportunity to attend the annual American College Dance Association conference in the spring. Guest artists are invited into the program annually for performances of residencies. Students are supported by 13 faculty and staff members in the department with specialties including choreography, dance performance, history, lighting, costuming, musical theatre, directing, scenic design, and public relations.

Priority Deadline: April 1, 2022. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by this date.

For information or to apply, email Daniel Stark.

Location Info

Department of Theatre and Dance
201 Earley Center for Performing Arts
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
507-389-2043
website

Contact Info

Daniel Stark
daniel.stark@mnsu.edu
507-389-2043