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    Black and White Ball

    Friday, September 26
    7 – 11 p.m.
    Ballet’s Historic Grain Exchange Studio
    The little ball with a whole lot of fun!

    Class Change Info

    Because of upcoming events at the Grain Exchange Studio, some classes will need to be changed.
    Thursday, September 18 and September 25: Ballet VI & VII will have a combined class with Ballet V at the Depot Studios from 5:00-7:30.
    Friday, September 26: Ballet V will be combined with the Ballet IV at the Depot Studios from 5:00-7:30.

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  • ballet bday collageImagine… … your child and guests dressed up in tutus and attending a dance class in a professional studio! … a ballerina in full costume to host your party and lead a 20-minute dance class. … a photo opportunity with your ballerina hostess. … take home gifts, tiaras and gift certificates for each child, plus special t-shirts for the boys, and more!

    Call the Minnesota Ballet 218.529.3742 for information, or check or website: Ages three and up. Depot Studios are not handicapped accessible. Celebrate your birthday with a Minnesota Ballet party!

    Black and White Ball

    Friday, September 26, 2014
    7 – 11 p.m.
    Historic Grain Exchange
    Board of Trade Bldg. 8th floor
    301 W. First St.

    Turn on the glam for this little ball with lots of fun. Wear your best black or white duds, dance to the music of Peter Provost and Combo or enjoy watching the dancing, see a floor show, make your best guesses in the life-size Heads or Tails competition to win the Wall of Wine, go for a prize wearing a fancy hat in the Parade of Hats, nibble on hors d’oeuvres from The Pickwick and on fancy cupcakes from How Sweet It Is, and sip wine or vodka cocktails from George’s Liquor.

    In the Live Auction, bid on the likes of Dinner for Eight in Your Home by New Scenic Café, an Evening of Song by Tenor Marcus McConico and Soprano Rachel Inselman, a Swiss Army Watch ($750 value) from Security Jewelers, a Date for two lucky winners with Dancer Reinhard von Rabenau at Black Water Lounge (manicures & pedicures before at A Touch of Plasch), a Brunch Special with Bloody Mary basket and certificate for Zingerman’s special brunch items, two tickets to Cirque du Soleil in November, and a Spot in the 2015 Celebrity Dance Challenge (You don’t have to wait to be asked!).

     Black and white ball brochure

    Arthurs Lettering2ShadowTuxedos for this event provided by Arthur’s Formal Wear.

    For online tickets to the Black & White Ball, click here for the Payment page.


    Sugar Plum Fair

    Celebrating the Opening of The Nutcracker Holiday Season
    Sunday, November 2, 2014  • 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Ballet’s Grain Exchange Studio • 301 W. First St., 8th floor
    (across from the YMCA)
    $5 Admission

    Sugar plum fair brochure



    Celebrity Dance Challenge

    February 5, 2015
    Fregeau Auditorium, Marshall School

    CDC brochure

     For online tickets to the Celebrity Dance Challenge, click here for the Payments page.

    Wine & Cheese

    April 23, 2015
    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    Depot Great Hall
    506 W. Michigan St.

    Wine and cheese brochure

    Sponsor: Keyport Liquor

    For online tickets to the Wine & Cheese, click here for the Payments page.