Emma Stratton

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    Premiere of Swan Lake Coming!

    Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, March 24, at 7 p.m.
    Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m.
    Symphony Hall, The DECC

    It’s the premiering production by Robert Gardner, his vision of the iconic, world-performed ballet set to the glorious Tchaikovsky score. Under the spell of the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart, the beautiful Odette must assume the form of a swan during daylight. One evening Prince Siegfried comes upon her, falls in love with her, and tries to save her from Von Rothbart’s spell.…

    New Online School Registration

    The School of the Minnesota Ballet has online registration!

    Registration for Semester I and II opened on Monday, August 14.

    To create an account to register, please visit:
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    After you have created your account, bookmark this link: https://campsself.active.com/MinnesotaBallet. This is the link you will always use when you register for School of the Minnesota Ballet classes!

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    Emma Stratton

    Emma Stratton

    Emma, a native of Austin, Texas, has done the majority of her training with Radenko Pavlovich. She pursued additional summer training on scholarship at the Harid Conservatory and the Kirov Academy. She was a Finalist at the World Ballet Competitions in 2010 and 2011, a Boston International Ballet Competition Finalist in 2011, a YAGP New York Finalist in 2012, and a YAGP Top 12 Regional Finalist in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 she received honorable mention in the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts’ YoungArts competition. From 2012-2014, Emma was a member the Colorado Ballet studio company, where she performed roles in Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella, among others. From 2014 to 2016, she was a member of Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina and performed roles such as Pas de Trois and Pas de Quatre in Swan Lake, “Waltz of the Snowflakes” Pas and Arabian in The Nutcracker, and Diana and Acteon in La Esmeralda. Emma performed the role of Belle in Charleston City Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast as a part of the Piccolo Spoleto festival in 2015 and has been invited to perform as a guest artist and in galas across the Southeast. For the Minnesota Ballet she has danced such roles as Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker and The Firebird.