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    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

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    Foundation / Organization Support

    A.H. Zeppa Family Foundation
    Bush Foundation
    Depot Foundation
    Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
    Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation
    McKnight Foundation
    Miller-Dwan Foundation
    Minnesota Power Foundation
    Minnesota State Arts Board
    Wildey Mitchell Family Foundation
    National Endowment for the Arts

    There are so many ways to support the Minnesota Ballet. All gifts are welcome and greatly appreciated.

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    To talk about specific support or other ideas for support.

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    The mission of the Minnesota Ballet, through its company and school, is to preserve and advance the art of ballet, to increase access to ballet, and to use the Minnesota Ballet’s resources to serve the greater community.


    The one constant that has sustained this ballet is community support. Community members founded this ballet in 1965. Community support keeps this fine national touring company based in the Northland. Community support sustains the high-quality performances the Northland has come to love and allows for exciting new productions.

    Minnesota Ballet supporters are very special, very treasured people.

    Supporters at all membership levels receive:
    Listing in Minnesota Ballet programs
    All Minnesota Ballet mailings
    Invitation to receptions

    Support Levels
    Supporter $50–$249
    Patron $250–$499
    Benefactor $500–$999
    Angel $1000–1499
    President’s Council $1,500+
    Director’s Circle $5,000–9,999
    Principal Partner $10,000+

    Please send your contribution to:
    Membership Campaign
    Minnesota Ballet
    301 W. First St., Suite 800
    Duluth, MN 55802
    Or call the Ballet, 218-529-3742 to contribute by Mastercard or Visa.

    Corporate Matching Gifts
    Many employers will match your donation to a nonprofit organization. Matching gift programs offer you an opportunity to align your company’s charitable resources with an art form you love. Please include your company’s matching form with your membership.

    Corporate Sponsorships
    Corporate sponsorships are a wonderful opportunity for businesses to brand your company, entertain clients, reward employees, target a discriminating and influential audience, and demonstrate your support of the arts in our community. To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please call the Ballet, 218-529-3742.

    Tribute Gifts
    Tribute gifts are a great way for you to honor someone’s birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion, or to honor the memory of a loved one. Tribute gifts are unique and thoughtful in addition to supporting the Ballet.

    When you make a tribute gift, the Minnesota Ballet sends a card on your behalf. If you wish, we can include your own special message. An official receipt for income tax records will be issued to you, the donor.

    Matching Challenges
    A matching challenge not only supports the Ballet but gives other people the opportunity to double the value of their contributions.

    Minnesota Ballet Endowment Fund
    The Minnesota Ballet Endowment Fund was established in 2003 by an anonymous donor to provide the Ballet a permanent endowment fund managed by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.

    Marsi Endowment Fund
    The Marsi Fund was established in 1982 by Elizabeth C. Adams and Maren Moore to provide the Ballet a permanent endowment fund managed by the Depot Foundation. To contribute to the Marsi Fund, please contact:

    Depot Foundation
    130 W. Superior St., Suite 302
    Duluth, MN 55802

    In-Kind Gifts
    The Ballet welcomes gifts such as office supplies, equipment, gift certificates for goods.
    Items the ballet is looking for:

    Receiver and speakers for the Depot studio I
    Receiver and speakers for the Depot studio II
    Folding privacy screen for the men’s locker room, Grain Exchange
    Fog machine
    Wireless communication for backstage

    In-Kind Services
    The Minnesota Ballet welcomes gifts such as consultation, lodging, gift certificates for services.