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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Afterwardsness

Wed, Nov 10-Sat, Nov 13, 2021, 7:30 pm & Sat, Nov 13-Sun, Nov 14, 2021, 2:00 pm Bill T. Jones’ Afterwardsness addresses the isolation and trauma of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and on-going violence against Black bodies—performing for an audience of 180 situated on the Northrop stage. This event will be captioned, with other […]

Shaamya – Of Equality

Park Square Theater 20 W 7th Pl, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Drawing parallels between the experiences of today’s communities of color and those expressed by writer and activist Kazi Nazrul Islam in the early 20th century, Katha Dance Theatre juxtaposes past and present struggles for racial and gender equality. Choreographer Rita Mustaphi blends cultural and thematic ideas, including traditional Kathak classical dance. Ifrah Mansour’s spoken word […]

$16 – $30

Dance Theatre of Harlem Community Ballet Class

Dance Theatre of Harlem strives to bring dancers of all ages and backgrounds together to participate in a fun and engaging ballet class taught by Derek Brockington. This class is designed to tone, strengthen, and increase flexibility and agility through a traditional classical ballet barre warmup, followed by fundamentals of ballet technique. Join us for […]

Free

Dancing Our Way Out

Premieres Fri, Jan 14, 2022, 7:30 pm CT On-demand through Jan 21, 2022 In a burst of creative filmmaking, the University of Minnesota Dance Program students, faculty, and guests responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and the call for social justice, catalyzed by the murder of George Floyd, as seen in these many works. This event […]

Free – $50

James Sewell Ballet: New Works Project

JSB continues the tradition of inviting compelling voices to collaborate, create, and craft with our company dancers. Da'Rius Malone (previously ChiArts, Boston Conservatory at Berkley, JSB dancer in his fourth season) Kerry Parker (previously Pacific Northwest Ballet, Vienna State Opera Ballet, and Ballet of the Dolls) Michael Walters (previously Netherlands Dance Theater, Frankfurt Ballet, and […]

Student Matinee: Dance Theatre of Harlem

In-person and Livestream Available on-demand through Feb 4, 2022 Recommended for Grades 5-12 Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company (DTH) tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. Through performances, community engagement and arts education, the Company carries forward DTH’s message […]

Dance Theatre of Harlem

The 17-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works, and innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to celebrate African American culture. This program includes the Northrop co-commission Higher Ground, with choreography by Robert Garland and music by Stevie Wonder. This event will be captioned, with other accessibility […]

Free – $50

The Rocky Horror Show

LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!The Rocky Horror Show is a play and a movie that has transcended its time to become an icon of its generation. Everyone of a certain age knows what to do next when someone says, “It’s just a jump to the left.” Performances take place at Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis.

$5 – $40

Black Light a re:Search performance by Alanna Morris and Collaborators

Fri, Feb 4, 2022, 7:30 pmSat, Feb 5, 2022, 7:30 pm (followed by an Artist Q&A)Sun, Feb 6, 2022, 2:00 pm (note: this performance is not recommended for young children)In-person and LivestreamThe Cowles Center Black Light, a multi-year collaborative performance directed by Minnesota-based dancer-choreographer, Alanna Morris, is a natural world-inspired expression of interwoven local and […]

James Sewell Ballet: New Works Project

JSB continues the tradition of inviting compelling voices to collaborate, create, and craft with our company dancers. Da'Rius Malone (previously ChiArts, Boston Conservatory at Berkley, JSB dancer in his fourth season) Kerry Parker (previously Pacific Northwest Ballet, Vienna State Opera Ballet, and Ballet of the Dolls) Michael Walters (previously Netherlands Dance Theater, Frankfurt Ballet, and […]

$15 – $40