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Open Door Dance! â€” Flamenco is a passionately expressive dance and music form.Â In this class we will work with rhythm "por Tangos" incorporating percussive plays with hand clapping (palmas) and basic footwork (taconeo) while finding
the beauty ofÂ individual expression through arm and body movements.Â This funÂ class is for everyone who wants to connect with "the gypsy within"!
â€œWatch out Radio City Rockettes, Minnesota PerformDanceâ€™s Starettes are getting ready to high-kick their way across the big Cowles Center stage, which should prove an impressive sight.Â â€œAll Wrapped Upâ€ features the five-year-old precision line-dance troupe in a family-themed yuletide extravaganza.Â This crew is also fond of kicking up their heels with high-energy ballroom and jazz dancing.Â To top it all off, singers will be on hand to croon some favorite festive tunes.Â A complete holiday fix, all in one show.â€ â€“ Caroline Palmer (Star Tribune 2011)
The story begins at a Christmas party in 19th century Germany, and unfolds through the eyes of Marie. Her wizardly Godfather Drosselmayer weaves a magical fantasy, taking her on an extraordinary adventure to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Experience the brilliant music of Tchaikovsky and the beautiful choreography of Loyce Houlton.
Each holiday season we celebrate age-old traditions and create new ones for future generations. In collaboration with Minnesota Center for Book Arts and author Patricia Kirkpatrick, Cantus presents a modern take on the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.
B-boy J-Sun returns for another evening of Hip Hop at The Cowles Center.Â J-Sun will continue to show the voice and face of the people and discuss how we relate to others and express ourselves through dance.
Love, war and revenge intertwine in one of Giuseppi Verdiâ€™s most popular operas. Melody after melody soars through this romantic classic about a gypsyâ€™s revenge, a sonâ€™s abduction, and a border-war in Northern Spain in the fifteenth century. Sung in Italian with piano, chorus and English surtitles.
Closing out its 17th season, Mathew Janczewskiâ€™s ARENA DANCES and composer/improviser Phil Fried will combine their artistic synergy to create a new improvisational work for the full company commissioned by the American Composerâ€™s Forum. Artistic Director, Mathew Janczewski will also bring back an excerpt of UGLY to original music by â€œghost-boxâ€ pioneer Morton Subotnick.
The majestic Sanjusangendo temple in Kyoto, Japan is lit from within by the ethereal glow of 1,001 bronze statues of Kannon, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy. Serene and beautiful, their 1,001 distinct expressions carry an ancient universal truth.
Over the past 25 years, Shapiro & Smith Dance has become noted for creating works that run the gamut from poignant and provocative to the absurdly hilarious.Â S&SD has earned an international reputation for virtuosity, substance, craft, and pure abandonment.
The incredible trio of Bradley Greenwald, Maria Jette, and Dan Chouinard join JSB on the stage for a poignant and poetically comic revival of LOVER set to the music of Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart. From My Funny Valentine to 10 Cents a Dance, Lover promises to delight.
This program will feature fun excerpts from Lover and Your Move, making this performance a treat for all ages, including live music by The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony. Come early for animal FACE PAINTING in the lobby before the show with make-up artists from the Jungle Theater.
The most beloved of Handelâ€™s operas, this baroque tour de force sweeps us into Caesar and Cleopatraâ€™s world of love, betrayal, war and heroic action during the Roman Empireâ€™s war with Pompey in 48 b.c