The Minnesota Ballet’s mission, through its professional company and school, is to inspire a love and appreciation for dance, to advance the art of ballet, to increase access to the art form, and to use its resources to benefit the greater community.
Operational support for the Minnesota Ballet is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Operational funding is received from the National Endowment for the Arts, the McKnight Foundation, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation, Miller-Dwan Foundation, Wildey Mitchell Family Foundation, and The Depot United Campaign. Minnesota Ballet is also generously supported by many businesses and individuals of our community.
This activity made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs of the Minnesota Ballet is provided to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability in admission, access, or employment.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Grain Exchange Adams Studio
Don’t miss this special version of the Ball! Top off your best black or white duds with a bit of gold to celebrate the Ballet’s Golden Anniversary. Dance to live music by the Jane Gang Orchestra featuring Mary Lou Williams. Savor hors d’oeuvres from The Pickwick. Sip wine or vodka cocktails from George’s Liquor. Wear a fancy hat to compete for a prize in the Parade of Hats. Enjoy a floor show. Bid on unusual items in the auction.
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SAVE the DATE
Gala Performance at DECC Symphony Hall
Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 7 p.m.
Don’t miss the 50th Anniversary Gala Performance. The Ballet brings back such celebrated works as Swan Lake pas de deux, excerpts from Nancy Gibson’s Savannah and Gilbert Reed’s The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Looks to the future with a new Robert Gardner work. Wraps up the evening with the Allen Fields’ rousing Rough Cut Swing with the North Shore Big Band playing live.