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

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
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

Celebrity Dance Challenge Results

To see who won what in the 11th Annual Celebrity Dance Challenge, click on Performances/Celebrity Dance Challenge.

Two School Presentations Coming!

Sunday, April 30
3 p.m.
Depot Great Hall
FREE Public Presentation

The School of the Minnesota Ballet celebrates dance with a FREE special event for the public. Advanced students perform special works, upper-level students demonstrate dance technique, and the entire audience can join in social dances or watch the fun.

Friday, May 12
7 p.m.
DECC Symphony Hall

The annual performance showcases student progress over the year and features a special work by the two highest levels. Performing choreography by their teachers are students from pre-ballet, ballet, Young Men’s Athletic Dance, Creative Dance for children with developmental challenges, and the Teen/Adult Division.
Tickets: adult $14, child $7
Tickets & Info: 218-529-3742

And There’s More…

Firebird will also include new repertoire works.

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

Our New Website!

Please take some time to look around the several new features of our brand new website! The site is still getting a few tweaks, so if you find anything amiss please tell us at:


Thank you.

Next performance / event

WINE & Cheese
Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30–8 p.m.
Depot Great Hall
wine and chee's
A great combination of wine-tasting, eating and shopping. Sample fine wines and micro-brewed beers, and enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres from seven of the Northland’s finest restaurants. Try your luck in the hilarious life-size Heads or Tails competition to win the Wall of Wine. Thrill to the aerialist entertainment of Alex Loch. In the auctions, bid on classy items and special opportunities.

Tickets: $40 pre-sale, $45 at door.
Tickets & information: 218-529-3742
Click here to buy tickets online.


Welcome to Minnesota Ballet


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.
2016 – 2017 Performing Season Sponsor:


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.
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.