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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.

2016 – 2017 Performing Season Sponsor:

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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.

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The Nutcracker


Friday, December 9, 2016: 7 p.m.nut-2016-3
Saturday, December 10, 2016: 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 11, 2016: 3 p.m.
Symphony Hall, The DECC

Experience The Nutcracker for the first time or as part of your family’s holiday tradition. The merry party with the children’s hijinks and gown-ups’ little dramas. The Mouse King’s flying leap into battle with the Nutcracker. The flurry of twirling snowflakes. The “utterly adorable” gingerbread children emerging from Mother Ginger’s skirts. The swirling bouquet of waltzing flowers. The new Minnesota Ballet Orchestra plays the Tchaikovsky score live.

Tickets: Ballet Office: (218) 529-3742
DECC Ticket Office: (800) 628-8385 or (218) 727-4344
Ticketmaster online: www.ticketmaster.com

Recent Posts

We’re back at the Grain Exchange!

The Ballet staff is happy to be back in our office. Our company is glad to be back in our Grain Exchange studio, as are our students who had to take class in a temporary studio.

Thanks to all who who supported us during the Great Chimney Disruption and to all who cheerfully weathered the changes.

Bring home memories of The Nutcracker

Souvenirs Tables
Symphony Hall Lobby

Before curtain
During intermission
After performance

Choose from many treasures of the storied performance. Ornaments to hang on your tree: a colorful or glittered nutcracker, Clara, Sugar Plum Fairy, Snowflake, a sparkly pair tiny pointe shoes. A souvenir shirt. Even a pair of nutcracker or ballet socks!

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