200 Tower Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55111
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Learn about early
military and domestic
life at this restored U.S.
outpost on the blu;s of
the Mississippi and
704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis
Arts & Culture
ANANYA DANCE THEATRE
Ananya Dance Theatre is a company of women artists of color,
diverse in age, race, nationality and sexual orientation, but
uniformly committed to artistic excellence and passionate
articulation of the company’s dreams, hopes and desires.
Ballet Minnesota is dedicated to creating and sharing artistry
in dance through public presentations and education.
COWLES CENTER FOR DANCE
AND THE PERFORMING ARTS
528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55403
612-206-3636 | thecowlescenter.org
This space houses not only the offices of some of the area’s
many dance companies (including James Sewell Ballet,
Minnesota Dance Theatre and Zenon Dance Company),
but also the stages on which they, and other touring
JAMES SEWELL BALLET
Founded in 1990 by a Minneapolis native, James Sewell Ballet
relocated to the Twin Cities in 1993. The company has since
presented Sewell’s modern works, with dancers performing
annually in the cities, across Minnesota and the United States.
MINNESOTA DANCE THEATRE
Founded in 1962, the world-renowned Minnesota Dance
Theatre celebrates a deep and personal connection to its past.
The New York Times has called the theater’s annual production
of The Nutcracker one of the nation’s 10 best.
AND DANCE THEATER
Ragamala Music and Dance Theater was founded in 1992
and has since been dedicated to preserving the South Indian
classical dance form of Bharatanatyam.
SAINT PAUL CITY BALLET
1680 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, 55105
651-690-1588 | spcballet.org
Saint Paul City Ballet’s vision is to be a world-class ballet
organization that is integral to the cultural fabric of Saint Paul
and impacts the artistic community.
THE SOUTHERN THEATER
1420 S. Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, 55454
612-340-0155 | southerntheater.org
Built in 1910 as a cultural center and theater for the
burgeoning Scandinavian community centered around
Minneapolis’ Cedar Avenue, the Southern is interested in work
that is not mainstream and artists whose work is rooted in
The company reaches across dance styles, drawing on a broad
range of dance traditions from contemporary ballet to modern
and traditional forms.
ZENON DANCE COMPANY
Fresh and creative, Zenon Dance Company captivates its
audience with an eclectic blend of modern and jazz dance.
Working with national, trendsetting choreographers and
the most powerful choreographic voices in Minnesota, the
company boasts a diverse repertoire that challenges the
audience while remaining accessible.
CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES
501 W. 78th Street, Chanhassen, 55317
952-934-1525 | 800-362-3515 | ChanhassenDT.com
For 45 years, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has been recognized
for quality dining and entertainment. Guests relax and enjoy
tableside service with entrees selected from a delicious menu
including specialty appetizers, cocktails and desserts. Enjoy
an evening at the nation’s largest professional dinner theatre.
AAA magazine says, “Any Twin Cities visit should include an
evening at Chanhassen!”
OLD LOG THEATER
5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, 55331
952-474-5951 | oldlog.com
A 25-minute drive west of Minneapolis, this 66-year-old
theater specializes in comedy from Broadway and London’s
West End and features a new restaurant, Cast and Cru.
THEATRES AT MALL OF AMERICA
Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, 55425
952-883-8901 | theatresmoa.com
Mall of America’s movie theater features a mix of major
motion pictures and independent films across its 14 screens,
including a 21+ VIP Theatre, D-BOX motion seats, digital and
3D screens and butter popcorn.
2906 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55408
612-823-3005 | landmarktheatres.com
Located in the heart of Uptown Minneapolis, this theater
shows the finest in indie film and foreign language cinema.
The theater sports a 50-foot tower, originally placed to mark
the Uptown area, plus balcony seating.