Activities & off-campus events

29th Annual Minnesota Dance Festival

Friday, April 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 9:30 PM

The O'Shaughnessy

Ballet Minnesota presents its 29th annual Minnesota Dance Festival, featuring the highly-styled classic Paquita, along with new works by Artistic Director Andrew Rist and local dance talent.

Ballet Minnesota's full corps de ballet will perform Paquita's variations, featuring ballet's most celebrated examples of 19th century classicism.

In addition to staging the one-act Paquita, Ballet Minnesota will perform the second movement of Andrew Rist's full-length original ballet Beethoven's 9th, the life story of Ludwig van Beethoven.


  • Friday, April 21 — 10 a.m. (school matinee)
  • Friday, April 21 — 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 22 — 7:30 p.m.


Tickets are $30 (additional fees may apply). Discounts are available for children, students, and seniors.

To purchase, order online here or call the Ticket Office at (651) 690-6700.