July 2017

July 6 28

July Summer Intensive Program in Collaboration with Twin Cities Ballet

July 15

Creative Story Ballet Day Camp: "Beauty & the Beast" 10:00am to Noon

July 28

July Summer Intensive Showcase Performance 5:00pm

(Ballet Royale Minnesota)

August 2017

August 12

Creative Story Ballet Day Camp: "Frozen" 10:00am to Noon

August 7  18

NEW Grand Prix Variations Workshop

August 10 Registration Open House:  5:30–8:00pm
August 17 Registration Open House: 5:30–8:00pm
August 20 25

Youth Ballet Pointe Preparatory Workshop (six days)

August 21 25

Youth Ballet August Jump-Start Intensive

August 26

Ballet Royale Open House Celebration: 11:00am–3:00pm

September 2017

September 6
Registration Open House: 11:00am–1:00pm and 5:30–8:00pm
September 9
2017-2018 Ballet Royale Classes begin
September 24

Twin Cities Ballet's 2017


All levels, all parts

11:30am to Noon, Registration for students ages 7-12

Noon to 12:30pm, Mandatory Parent Meeting for parents of all students auditioning for Nutcracker

12:30 to 1:15pm Audition for ages 7-12 and Registration for Ages 13 and older

1:30 to 2:45pm. Audition for Ages 13 and older

September 30

Twin Cities Ballet Company Reception and Preview Performance, 7:00pm

(Ballet Royale Minnesota)

October 2017

October 1
Twin Cities Ballet's Nutcracker rehearsals begin 
October 21 MEA Weekend: Normal Class Schedule, modified Nutcracker Rehearsals on Sunday
October 27-28

Twin Cities Ballet Performances Friday 7:30pm and Saturday 11:00am (Kid's Edition):

"ART IN MOTION: Ballet Spooktacular" Special Halloween Performances

(Lakeville Area Arts Center)

October 31 Halloween Modified Class Schedule

November 2017

November 16
FREE SPECIAL EVENTS to celebrate Give to the Max Day to support Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota: Twin Cities Ballet Open Company Rehearsal; Creative Dance Class; Adult Ballet Class; Give to the Max Evening Reception
November 22 25 No Ballet Royale classes. Happy Thanksgiving
November 25

10:00am-Noon Ballet Royale In-Studio Workshop & Performance "Le Petit Nut"

November 27
Classes Resume
November 28

Twin Cities Ballet Performance 11:00AM

"MINI-NUTCRACKER" an abridged introduction to the classic (Lakeville Area Arts Center)

December 2017

December 48
Twin Cities Ballet Nutcracker Dress Rehearsals at Ames Center
December 49
Ballet Royale Modified Class Schedule During Nutcracker Stage Rehearsals & Shows
December 8–10

"A MINNESOTA NUTCRACKER" Performances (Burnsville's Ames Center)

December 11 No Ballet Royale Youth Ballet or Performance Track classes
December 12 14

Student/Parent Conferences for Youth Ballet and Performance Track (Following Nutcracker Performances)

No Classes for those levels only. All other classes run

December 16 20 Creative Dance I, II, & III Parents' Watch Week
December 16

5:30-7:00pm Twin Cites Ballet Volunteer Appreciation Party and TCB & Ballet Royale children's Holiday Party

December 23 Jan. 2 No Ballet Royale Classes. Happy Holidays

January 2018

January 3
Ballet Royale Classes Resume
January 8 13 Youth Ballet and Performance Track Parents' Watch Week
January TBA

Twin Cities Ballet Group Rehearsals Begin for MARCH Cowles Center Performance: "Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet"

January 28

Twin Cities Ballet AUDITIONS for MAY Ames Center Performances of "Beauty & the Beast"

3:00pm to 4:00pm, Mandatory Parent Meeting for parents of all students auditioning for MAY Ames Center performances of "Beauty & the Beast"

4:00pm to 4:45pm Audition for YBI, YBII, YBIII & YBIV

5:00 to 6:00pm. Audition for Advanded Youth I and above

February 2018

February 11

12:00pm First AUDITION for Ballet Royale's Summer Intensive Programs

Registration at 11:30pm. $25 Non-refundable Audition Fee; Cash or Check only. Click the "Register/Pay" tab above for AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM


March 2018

March 1 3

Twin Cities Ballet World Premiere:

"Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet"

Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts, Minneapolis

March 26 31
No Ballet Royale Classes. Happy Spring Break

April 2018

April 2 Classes Resume
April 8

12:00pm AUDITION

Twin Cities Ballet's Apprentice/Trainee Program AND
Second AUDITION for Ballet Royale's Summer Intensive Programs

April 24

Twin Cities Ballet Performance 11:00AM

"MINI-Beauty & the Beast" an abridged introduction to TCB's original adaptation of the family classic (Lakeville Area Arts Center)

May 2018

May 7 12 Stage and Dress rehearsals for Ames Center Twin Cities Ballet Performances
NO CLASSES THIS WEEK; Happy Performance Break
May 10 12

Twin Cities Ballet Presents:

"Beauty & the Beast" Note, shows are Thursday through Saturday (No Sunday show)

Ames Center, Burnsville

May 18 Final Day Ballet Royale Spring Term Classes
May 18 19
Spring Studio Showcase Dress Rehearsal and Performances:

"A Celebration of Dance"

May 18, Dress Rehearsals AT BALLET ROYALE

May 19 Performances "A Celebration of Dance"



May 21 23 Student/Parent Conferences for Youth Ballet and Performance Track. (No Classes)

June 2018

June TBA

"Spring Into Summer" Featuring Progressing  Ballet Technique

(Levels Advanced Youth II and higher)

June TBA

Male Dancer Summer Intensive Program

(Ages 10-Adult)


Teen Ballet Workshop

(Ages 13-20)