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The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Art

United States

February 2020

Romeo and Juliet

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$33 – $39

Classic meets contemporary in this reimagined story of star-crossed lovers, filled to the brim with all of the passion and violence of young love. A score of pop hits from artists like Nirvana, The White Stripes, and Lady Gaga is performed live by musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and vocalist Katie Gearty.

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March 2020

Merges in March: Berit Ahlgren and Nathan Keepers

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

$30

MERGES IN MARCH: Contemporary dancer Berit Ahlgren and local actor Nathan Keepers join together for a night of unforgettable performance artistry.

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Merges in March: Penelope Freeh and Alanna Morris Van Tassel

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

$30

MERGES IN MARCH: Contemporary ballet dancer, choreographer, educator, and writer, Penelope Freeh joins Brooklyn-born Dancer-Choreographer-Educator Alanna Morris Van Tassel to honor and manipulate classicism, traditional vocabularies, and deconstructs traditions.

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Merges in March: Hatch Dance and STRONGmovement

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm

$30

MERGES IN MARCH: Fusing their distinct choreographic aesthetics, Strong and Hatch forge new ground as they bring their communities together for this premiere.

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April 2020

The Enchantment

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm

$31 – $36

A mystery reigns: twelve princesses awake each morning with their energies and dance shoes destroyed. The King is in a quandary; is it a harmless enchantment or something bewitchingly darker? Delve into this magical world full of breathtaking dance, luminous live music, and an array of enchantments.

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Freddie–Break Free

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm

$33 – $39

We Will Rock You! From Ballet Co.Laboratory comes a contemporary ballet set to live Queen music exploring Freddie Mercury’s life on and off the stage. You’ll go “Stone Cold Crazy” with extraordinary dance and the sounds of local Queen tribute band Ready Freddie featuring frontman Michael Hanna.

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Duende

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$25 – $45

Harness the emotional power and animated spirit of flamenco. Zorongo presents an ensemble of celebrated artists performing live traditional flamenco music, song, and dance bringing expressive and rhythmic excitement to the stage.

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May 2020

TU Dance Spring Concert

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$29 – $39

Explore the struggle between the mannequin-like existence we assemble and the realistic need for human connection. TU Dance presents “Vanity Fare” a world premiere by choreographer Marcus Jarell Willis. You’re not going to want to miss TU Dance’s triumphant return to the Cowles.

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Now Streaming MIXTAPE Part IV

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$27 – $30

Break away from the norm. With a performance that encourages audiences to be fully present with each other, honor vulnerability as strength, and resist a political landscape that tries to keep us apart, Now Streaming brings us together in the NOW to work within a complex unity.

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