MBT provides opportunities for dancers to perform at levels of excellence not available at traditional dance studios. Our original and classic productions thrill participants and audiences alike with professional staging and beautiful costumes and sets. Students have a chance to develop as artists in increasingly complex roles, and are able to add diverse choreography to their repertory.
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Enjoy the holiday season with Twin Cities most authentic Russian classical version of Nutcracker, set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, performance is faithful to the original Marius Petipa choreography. This year it will be a slightly adapted version of the beloved classic with social distancing seating and limited crowds.
TICKET PRICE RANGE $32-37
One hours and 45 minutes with one 20-minute intermission
For Tickets refund contact to Tutu Tix Custumer Support
It would be MBT 19th annual Nutcracker, and it is very sadness that our talented dancers cannot be on stage this weekends due to the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19.
In compliance with our Governor’s mandate to limit large gatherings, to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, Minnesota Ballet Theatre and School has postponed its The Nutcracker revenue generating event, and suspended operations of the Minnesota Ballet School and its arts education and community engagement programming.
The result is a crippling in lost revenue for the institution and like most non-profit organizations, we do not have the contingency funds for use in times of civil emergencies, such as this pandemic.
Now more than ever, we need your support. Please consider contributing, to help us during this critical time. Every contribution is significant in helping us to sustain operations, and deeply appreciated by everyone at MBS.
With your support, we will once again prevail during this precarious time.
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