Threads Summer Sampler Series – Beginning/Intermediate Adult Ballet - August 17

Been curious about what classes are like at the Threads Dance Nexus? Come join us this summer for our Summer Sampler Series! The summer sampler will offer participants a chance to try out fall classes before registration begins in September.

Building on the success of our first Summer Sampler, we’d like to invite you to join us for a taste of Beginning/Intermediate Adult Ballet. The class will be an hour long, taught by Threads Artistic/Executive Director, Karen L. Charles.

Wednesday, August 17
Ages 18+
Pay what you can, $10.00-$40.00
Click here to register.

A dedicated performer, teacher and creator, Karen Long Charles received a BFA Ballet/BS Computer Science from Texas Christian University and M.Ed. in Administration from Georgia State University.  Charles has performed with numerous dance companies including Room to Move Dance Company (Atlanta, GA), Susan Warden Dance Company (Kansas City, MO) and was awarded a fellowship to study at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Charles served as Director at Perpich Arts High School and was the founding Principal/Executive Director at Main Street School of Performing Arts. Charles has created/presented works for James Sewell Ballet, Carleton College, Macalester College, University of Georgia, University of Iowa, Main Street School of Performing Arts and Perpich Arts High School. Charles founded Threads Dance Project (Threads) in 2011 where she is presently Artistic/Executive Director. Threads has been nominated for a MN SAGE Dance Award (2015), co-hosted McKnight International Choreographic Fellow Salia Sanou (2017), and toured nationally to Atlanta and Philadelphia. Threads now teaches and works in their new Minneapolis home – Threads Dance Nexus – to further expand their mission to examine, expose and celebrate the Threads that connect us through dance.

Visit for additional information about Karen Charles and Threads Dance Project.

Location Info

Threads Dance Project
2231 Snelling Ave
Suite #100
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact Info

Karen Charles