The Minnesota Ballet office in our new quarters:
Wells Fargo Building
230 W. Superior St. Suite 50
Duluth, MN 55802
Building Level AB
Office Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Office phone: 218-529-3742
Ballet Studios at The Depot
506 West Michigan Street
It’s great chance for children, teens, and adults to try a free class or two and for ballet students new to the school to be placed at the most appropriate level.
No reservations needed. No need to wear special dancewear for the Sampler; come in comfortable clothing.
For More Information: 218-529-3742
Saturday Sampler Schedule
10:00-10:30 Creative Movement (age 3-5 yrs)
10:30-11:00 Pre-Ballet (age 6-7 yrs)
11:00-11:30 Ballet Technique (ages 8-10
11:30-12:00 Ballet Technique (age 11-adult)
12:00-12:30 Beginning Tap (age 10-adult)
12:30-1:00 Jazz (age 12-adult)
1:00-1:30 Modern (age 12-adult)
From Saginaw, Michigan, Charles began dancing at a young age, training in numerous styles such as jazz, lyrical, tap, ballet, and hip hop. In 2011 Charles began furthering his training at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, where he trained extensively in modern, ballet, and jazz. While at Grand Valley he also had the opportunity to perform as a principal guest artist with companies throughout Michigan, such as the Children’s Ballet Theater of Michigan, Flat River Dance Company, and Opera Grand Rapids. Charles graduated from Grand Valley in December 2015 with a B.A. in Dance and a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. He has performed works by Lauren Edson, Autumn Eckman, Charles Askegard, Eddy O’Campo, and Lizzie Mackenzie. This is his first season with Minnesota Ballet.