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    Spring Newsletter

    Are you excited about the spring recital at the DECC?

    Do you know where to drop off your children, or what time their rehearsal is?

    Download our spring 2017 newsletter to receive everything you need to know about the recital, May 12th.

    Parents! Click here to download the Spring Newsletter 2017. It has important info about how to prepare for the Spring Recital at the DECC.

    Dance Day at the Depot

    REHEARSAL ORDER FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 30
    Sunday April 30 Warm-up for all dancers 11:30-12:30 Depot studio I – Erin

    Ballet IV-Year 1 (dismiss at 12:10): 12:15-12:30 – Nancy
    Ballet IV-Year 2 (dismiss at 12:25): 12:30-12:45 – Nancy
    Ballet VI/VII-Friends: 12:45-1:00 – Suzie
    Ballet V-Year 2: 1:00-1:15 – Erin
    Athletic Dance: 1:15-1:30 – Nik
    Ballet V-Year 1: 1:30-1:45 – Erin
    Lec/Dem: 1:45-2:00 – Erin
    Special Technique: 2:00-2:20 – Linda

    Stage free from 2:20-3:00. Performance starts at 3:00
    PERFORMANCE ORDER FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 30
    Lecture Demonstration-Ballet V-Year 1
    Special Technique
    Ballet IV-Year 1
    Ballet IV-Year 2
    Ballet V-Year 1
    Ballet V-Year 2
    Athletic Dance
    Coppélia Friends Excerpt VI/VII
    Social Dance

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  • Mission

    The mission of the Minnesota Ballet, through its 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.

    Board of Directors

    Harvey Plasch

    President
    Harvey Plasch
    Owner
    Touch of Plasch Salon

    Mel Winkler

    First Vice President
    Mel Winkler
    Director of Residential Community Services
    Northwood Children’s Services

    Rachel Insleman

    Second Vice President
    Rachel Inselman
    Associate Professor of Voice
    University of Minnesota Duluth

    Jeanne Urban

    Treasurer
    Jeanne Urban
    Client Services Representative
    RSM

    Betsy Holcomb

    Secretary
    Betsy Holcomb
    Retired Writing Instructor
    University of Minnesota Duluth

    Sue Fuchs

    Sue Fuchs
    Retired Special Education Teacher
    Lakeview Christian Academy

     

    Jayme Hartman

    Jayme Hartman
    Technical Support Specialist
    Toshiba Business Solutions

    Renee Heytens

    Renee Heytens
    Human Resource Manager
    FEN-TECH

    Bonnie hughes

    Bonnie Hughes
    Child Protection Social Worker
    St. Louis County

    Susan Johnson

    Susan Johnson
    Speech-Language Pathologist
    Duluth Public Schools

    Morgana Davis

    Morgana Davis Kolenda
    Associate Buyer
    Maurices Corporate Headquarters

    Ed Schumacher

    Ed Schumacher
    Fireman, Duluth Fire Department

    Carole Turner

    Carole Turner
    Volunteer Event Organizer

    Briana von

    Briana von Elbe
    Owner
    Pearson & von Elbe Advertising
    Footprint Promotional Advertising

    Mary Jo White

    Mary Jo White
    Retired Writer/Producer
    KDLH-TV

    Darlene

    Darlene Wolfe
    Pilates Instructor, Self-Employed

    jeff

    Jeff Anderson
    District Director
    U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan (MN 08)
    Board Advisor

     

    Karen Rathe Ruona
    Retired Grants/Contracts Specialist
    University of Minnesota Duluth
    Board Advisor