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    Saturday Sampler, June 6, 2015

    Saturday Sampler – June 6, 2015

    Ballet Depot Studios, 506 West Michigan Street

    Free trial classes: no reservations needed

    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

    Subject to change

    Student Performance

    The School of the Minnesota Ballet’s Student Performance is on May 15th at DECC Symphony Hall.

    Attention Parents: Important information about the May Student Recital.  Click here to download the school spring newsletter.

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  • Nutcracker

    Date: December 12 - 14, 2014

    Time: Fri & Sat 7p.m. and Sunday 3 p.m.

    Price: $13 - $42


    The “Manhattan” Nutcracker
    Friday, December 12, at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, December 13, at 7 p.m.
    Sunday, December 14, at 3 p.m.
    DECC Symphony Hall


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    UMD Department of Music Sinfonietta—The Official Orchestra of the Minnesota Ballet

    As part of the UMD Department of Music’s mission to offer cultural and artistic enrichment to our campus, the community and the Upper Midwest through outreach and scholarly/creative activities, the UMD Department of Music Sinfonietta has been formed as a creative partner with the Minnesota Ballet’s production of the “Manhattan Nutcracker”. The Department of Music Sinfonietta is comprised of faculty artists from UMD, exceptionally talented undergraduate and graduate students from UMD, and local alumni and professionals. This “side-by-side” orchestra provides an artistic learning and performing experience to our students by placing them in a real, professional orchestra pit setting next to their instrumental professors and other professionals. The UMD Department of Music is proud of our partnership with the fine dancers, choreographers, designers and directors of the Minnesota Ballet, and we are happy to help ensure that Tchaikovsky’s wonderful, timeless work will be offered to Duluth audiences and families with the live orchestra to which they have grown accustomed.

    Single Ticket Prices

    Section A_$30
    Section B_$20

    Student (age 13+)
    Section A_$25
    Section B_$15

    Child (ages 3 – 12)
    Section A_$21
    Section B_$13
    All Minnesota Ballet performances are accessible to those with disabilities.
    Audience members with special accessibility needs are are asked to call the ballet office at (218)529-3742 so that we may personally accommodate you.


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