Special Performances

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    New Online School Registration

    The School of the Minnesota Ballet has online registration!

    Registration for Semester I and II will open 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!

    Saturday Sampler Schedule

    Saturday Sampler September 9
    Ballet’s Depot Studios
    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.

    Information: Call the Ballet, 218-529-3742

    These times are for Sampler classes only:
    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)

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    Celebrity Dance Challenge

    Date: February 8, 2018

    Time: 7:30 pm.

    You want to be in the audience for this performance because
    YOU get to vote for your favorite celeb and Minnesota Ballet partner.
    It’s a hoot! Dance styles from slinky tango to peppy swing to
    regal waltzes, plus showy costumes combine to give celebs striking
    new images. While audience votes are counted, enjoy the Ballet’s
    lively dance sampler.
    Tickets & information: 218-529-3742, online reservations: minnesotaballet.org
    All proceeds benefit the Minnesota Ballet.
    *Not part of the 2017-18 Minnesota Ballet season ticket package.

     

    Thursday, February 8, 2018\
    Fregeau Auditorium, Marshall School

    Presenting Sponsor:

     

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    Jete Sponsor

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    Celebrity Dance Challenge Event

    Ticket price:
    Reserved seats (Row A – H) (only available at Ballet office 529-3742 and as on-line order)
    Adults $xx Child/Student $xx

    General seating
    Adults $xx Child/Student $xx (Row J-X)

    Note: When using the Paypal system, please use the “add a note to seller” and give us how many tickets and what category. Please indicate which ticket type, e.g. reserved or general seating, student or adult.

     


     

    2017 Celebrity Dance Challenge Results

    Amber Burns – Highest Level of Difficulty
    Fine Arts Chair, Marshall School; Area Choreographer
    Musical Theater Jazz with partner Ryo Munakata
    Choreographed by Amber Burns

     

     

     

     

     

    Carrie Gallagher – Most Enthusiastic
    School Nurse, Superior Public Schools
    Jazz with partner Jordan Carney
    Choreographed by Jordan Carney

     

     

     

     

     

    Taylor Holt – Most Dramatic
    Reporter, WDIO-TV
    Cha Cha with partner Charles Clark
    Choreographed by Rae Lyons

     

     

     

     

    Jason Manning – Most Entertaining
    Co-Host, KQDS Morning Show
    Charleston with partner Suzie Baer
    Choreographed by Paige Kohler

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Andrew Marks- Most Comedic
    President, Communications Workers of America Local 7214
    Musical Theater Jazz with partner Casey Pereira
    Choreographed by Paige Kohler

     

     

     

     

    Darlene Marshall
    Best Partnering

    Special Events Coordinator, Greater Downtown Council
    Jitterbug with partner Nikolaus Wourms
    Choreographed by Nikolaus Wourms

    Judges’ Award for Best Choreography – Nikolaus Wourms, Jitterbug

     

     

     

     

    Gabe Mayfield – PEOPLE’S CHOICE & Best Use of Rhythm
    Youth Specialist-Activities Coordinator, Life House of Duluth
    Disco Remix with partner Emily Reed
    Choreographed by Amber Burns

     

     

     

     

    Jeff Nelson – Best Stage Presence
    Hospitalist, Essentia Health
    Jazz with partner Sarah White
    Choreographed by Andrea Kuzel

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Rebecca Petersen – Most Interpretative
    Executive Director, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
    Tap with partner Alex Fehr
    Choreographed by Renee Moe

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Camille Quarles – Most Sensuous
    Nonprofit & Small Business Consultant
    Latin Infusion with partner Sam Neale
    Choreographed by Jordan Carney

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Michael Raimondi – Most Romantic
    Morning Anchor/ Producer, KBJR-TV
    Slow Jive with partner Emma Stratton
    Choreographed by Robert Gardner

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mitch Wolfe – JUDGES’ CHOICE & Most Elegant
    Vice President, Merrill Lynch
    Modern Dance with partner Marta Kelly
    Choreographed by Mariusz Olszewski

     

     

     

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