LINEAS de SANGRE – Dance Film by Choreographer Taja Will at the Trylon

LINEAS de SANGRE

A dance film by Choreographer Taja Will and Filmmaker Sequoia Hauck

December 2 and 9 – 7:00pm show. Doors at 6:30pm.
December 4 – 5:00pm show. Doors at 4:30pm

Tickets:
20 pre-sale ticket per screening at $20 a ticket via the Trylon website.
Sliding scale tickets at the door $5-50. Venmo/Paypal preferred, cash also accepted.

Run time is 60 minutes.

Covid Practice: Mask required, capacity is limited to 70%,

Accessibility: This screening is open captioned.

Merchandise for sale online and at the screening!

This film is…
Queer ceremony. Tierra. Fuego, Agua, Viento. Reclaiming connection to bloodlines through the guidance of plant and land ancestors on Dakota and Anishinaabe land, Mni Sota Makoce. We find ourselves right where we are, as we listen deeply to the plantita ancestors near us. This dance film is the biomythology of bodies in Latine diaspora, Boricua, Chicana, Chilean. We journey with the archetypes which support/guide/mask/empower us, we are LOVER, VIRGEN, SHADOW, SERVANT, SIREN and ALCHEMIST. We are here now, and ancient, elders in training and millennials, we are stress, and meditation, we are tired and we are growing.

Who Brought the Humbug?

Ricci Milan and the artists of Rhythm Street Movement return to The Cowles Center with Who Brought the Humbug? this holiday season!

Join us for a fun, funky, funny holiday show that the whole family can enjoy. Live music paired with amazing tap dance and a unique mix of comedy, drama, and mystery is sure to make an ­­­evening to remember.

Book the VIP experience and get close to the tap-tastic action with:

  • A front-row table for two
  • Custom desserts from Nikolett Macaroons and Candyland
  • Two complimentary drink tickets
  • Plus a commemorative Humbug souvenir

VIP tickets start at just $75!

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.

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

Nutcracker in Wonderland

Jump down the rabbit hole with us to experience a holiday classic with a whimsical twist!

Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker score will take on new meaning as Clara travels through the Land of Snowflakes to meet your favorite Wonderland characters in this playful re-imagination of two quintessential tales.

Choreography by Zoé Emilie Henrot.
Performed by the company dancers of Ballet Co.Laboratory and students of The School of Ballet Co.Laboratory.

Performances
Saturday, December 11 at 2:00pm
Saturday, December 11 at 7:00pm
Sunday, December 12 at 2:00pm

Tickets start at $22.

Zenon Dance Zone Fall Showcase

In person performances:
Friday and Saturday, December 17 and 18 at 7:30pm
Masks required along with proof of COVID vaccination, or negative test within one week.

On-demand streaming will be available December 18-26. Registration required.

Tickets are free – pay-what-you-wish. Registration is required.

New choreographic works by artists:
Benjamin Johnson and Roxane Wallace, plus guests!

Zenon Dance School’s Zone Scholarship Program will showcase the work of two Zenon Dance School instructors who are also local choreographers this fall.  All are welcome to celebrate new works by the Zenon Zone dancers and the Zone fall choreographers, Benjamin Johnson and Roxane Wallace. There will also be special performances from Zenon Dance School classes!

Zone offers adult dancers of all ability levels, ages, and dance styles the opportunity to challenge themselves in a session-long program. Dancers can choose from two tracks: Performance Group – for students with a strong intermediate or advanced level of dance technique and who are looking for opportunities to perform; Technique Group – a class-focused program where dancers work on increasing skills and challenging themselves with new styles of dance. Students are selected via a digital application submission and are offered a subsidized tuition.

Zone is an incredible platform for emerging choreographers to create innovative work and hone material and has helped launch the careers of many successful Twin Cities choreographers.

Anti-Racist Dramaturgy Guided by Practice Progress

Virtual Anti-Racist Dramaturgy Event guided by Practice Progress (Kai Hazelwood and Sarah Ashkin)

Saturday, December 18, 2021
12:00-3:30pm CST
No cost.

Who is Practice Progress
Sarah Ashkin (she/her) is an educator, choreographer, scholar and trained facilitator committed to dismantling racism. Kai Hazelwood (she/her) is a passionate and experienced choreographer, movement director, performer, educator, producer, and activist. Together, as Practice Progress, they are addressing structural, professional, and interpersonal white supremacy through body-based learning.

Anti-Racist Dramaturgy – what to expect
Anti-Racist Dramaturgy is offered to creatives of all kinds committed to anti-racist making. This work draws on Kai and Sarah’s dual experience as anti-racist facilitators with Practice Progress and artistic directors of their own respective arts and social justice organizations, Good Trouble Makers, and GROUND SERIES. This event offers makers of all mediums a framework for ongoing anti-racist project design, production, and dramaturgy supported by examples from Kai and Sarah’s extensive practices as arts activists. Free to all participants.

Support and Funding
Anti-Racist Dramaturgy is supported by Pillsbury House and “is funded, in part, by Metropolitan Regional Arts Council through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.”

Sign up
To be a part of this event, send an email to Sophie or call/text the number below and we will make sure you get the details!

Ballet Minnesota Presents The Classic Nutcracker

The Classic Nutcracker returns to the stage for it’s 33rd production.

After a year away from the stage, Ballet Minnesota is thrilled to present The Classic Nutcracker this December 18 and 19 at The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see Artistic Director Andrew Rist’s original choreography to the beautiful score by Tchaikovsky! This family favorite has something magical in store for everyone who attends this dazzling production. Follow Clara as she receives an enchanting Nutcracker who comes to life right before your eyes! He guides her on a whimsical journey that culminates in meeting the charming and sparkling Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, who present Clara with delightful dances from their Land of Sweets.

Come celebrate the magical holiday season by coming to Ballet Minnesota’s The Classic Nutcracker. Tickets on sale now at the O’Shaughnessy Box Office.

Choreographers’ Evening 2021: Curated by Valerie Oliveiro

Since 1972 this post-Thanksgiving tradition has celebrated an array of up-and-coming and established contemporary and experimental movement makers in Minnesota. This year’s program—curated by queer, performance-based artist Valerie Oliveiro—showcases a fresh lineup of provocative, compelling, and diverse works that speaks to the past year in our communities.

Choreographers’ Evening 2021 features Jessika Enoh Akpaka, Kealoha Ferreira, Judith Holo Shuǐ Xiān, Khary Jackson, Sachiko “La Chayí,” José A. Luis, Marcela Michelle, Pedro Pablo, Kayla Schiltgen, Yuki Tokuda, and Wattanak Dance Troupe.

Saturday, November 27
4:00pm and 7:00pm

This event is held in the McGuire Theater; the 7:00pm performance will also be live streamed and the link will be posted on the night of the show.

Some performances contain mature content and nudity.

Mask-wearing is required for this event. For this event, the Walker will require either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination regimen or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours.

Twin Cities Ballet’s Mini-Nutcracker

You are invited to The Mini-Nutcracker, a delightful abbreviated version of Twin Cities Ballet’s classic A Minnesota Nutcracker. The Mini-Nutcracker is designed to introduce children to the magic of the family favorite.

This beloved holiday tradition with soaring music by Tchaikovsky promises to hold the attention of even the youngest theatergoer. Suitable for all ages, this version is less than an hour and is performed by cast members of Twin Cities Ballet’s full-length production. A perfect holiday treat!

Tuesday, November 30
Two performances: 11:00am and 6:00pm
$12-$15

LINEAS de SANGRE, Dance Film by Choreographer Taja Will at the Trylon

LINEAS de SANGRE

A dance film by Choreographer Taja Will and Filmmaker Sequoia Hauck 

December 2 and 9:  7:00pm show. Doors at 6:30pm.
December 4: 5:00pm show. Doors at 4:30pm

Tickets:
20 pre-sale ticket per screening at $20 a ticket via the Trylon website.
Sliding scale tickets at the door $5-50. Venmo/Paypal preferred, cash also accepted.

Run time is 60 minutes.

Covid Practice: Mask required, capacity is limited to 70%,

Accessibility: This screening is open captioned.

Merchandise for sale online and at the screening!

This film is …

Queer ceremony. Tierra. Fuego, Agua, Viento. Reclaiming connection to bloodlines through the guidance of plant and land ancestors on Dakota and Anishinaabe land, Mni Sota Makoce. We find ourselves right where we are, as we listen deeply to the plantita ancestors near us. This dance film is the biomythology of bodies in Latine diaspora, Boricua, Chicana, Chilean. We journey with the archetypes which support/guide/mask/empower us, we are LOVER, VIRGEN, SHADOW, SERVANT, SIREN and ALCHEMIST. We are here now, and ancient, elders in training and millennials, we are stress, and meditation, we are tired and we are growing. 

Holiday Celebration Cabaret

Collide Theatrical Dance Company presents the Holiday Celebration Cabaret!

Get ready to ring in the holidays with live music, vocals, and dance. Our Holiday Cabaret will leave you dancing in your seats and ready to spread joy throughout the season. Each ticket comes with a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or beverage of choice.

Directed by Heather Brockman with music direction by Andrew Fleser. Featuring vocalist Rachel Holder and dancers Renee Guittar, Grace Janiszewski, Megan Carver, Katie Taintor, and Jarod Boltjes.

Our intimate space will fill up quickly so reserve your tickets today!

Performances
Friday, December 3 at 7:00pm
Saturday, December 4 at 7:00pm
Sunday, December 5 at 2:00pm
Friday, December 10 at 7:00pm
Saturday, December 11 at 7:00pm
Sunday, December 12 at 2:00pm

Health and Safety
At this time we are requiring guests to show proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID test in order to attend. Masks are also required during the performance. To read our full set of Health and Safety protocols, click here.

If you have any questions please contact us at admin@collidetheatrical.org.