August 2016

August 13

Creative Story Ballet Day Camp 10:00am to Noon

August 8  19

August Two Week Ballet & Jazz Repertory Workshop

August 11 Registration Open House:  5:30–8:00pm
August 14  19

Youth Ballet Pointe Preparatory Workshop (six days)

August 15  19

Youth Ballet August Jump-Start Intensive

August 18 Registration Open House:  5:30–8:00pm
August 28
Open House School Celebration: 2:00–6:00pm

September 2016

September 7 Registration Open House: 11:00am–1:00pm and 5:30–8:00pm
September 10 2016-2017 Classes begin
September 25

Twin Cities Ballet's 2016


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

October 2016

October 1

Twin Cities Ballet Company Reception and Preview Performance6:30pm

(Ballet Royale Minnesota)

October 2 Twin Cities Ballet's Nutcracker rehearsals begin 
October 23 MEA Weekend: Normal Class Schedule, but No Group Nutcracker Rehearsals on Sunday
October 29

Twin Cities Ballet & Ballet Royale Performance 7:30pm:

"ART IN MOTION: A Thriller of an Event" Special Halloween Performance

(Lakeville Area Arts Center)

October 31 Halloween Modified Class Schedule

November 2016

November 17
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 23  26 No Ballet Royale classes. Happy Thanksgiving
November 26

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

November 28
Classes Resume
November 29

Twin Cities Ballet Performance 11:00AM

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

December 2016

December 58
Twin Cities Ballet Nutcracker Dress Rehearsals at Ames Center
December 59
Ballet Royale Modified Class Schedule During Nutcracker Stage Rehearsals & Shows
December 9–11

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

December 12  16 Creative Dance I, II, & III Parents' Watch Week
December 12  14

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

No Classes for those levels. All other classes run

December 17

2:30-3:15pm Ballet Royale In-Studio Showcase

3:30-5:00pm Twin Cites Ballet Volunteer Appreciation Party and TCB & Ballet Royale children's Holiday Party

December 19 Jan. 2 No Ballet Royale Classes. Happy Holidays

January 2017

January 3
Ballet Royale Classes Resume
January 9 13 Youth Ballet and Performance Track Parents' Watch Week
January TBA

Twin Cities Ballet Group Rehearsals Begin for MARCH Cowles Center Performance: "Classical Connections"

January 29

Twin Cities Ballet AUDITIONS for MAY Ames Center Performances of "Coppélia Nouveau"

3:00pm to 4:00pm, Mandatory Parent Meeting for parents of all students auditioning for MAY Ames Center performances of "Coppélia Nouveau"

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

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

February 2017

February 12

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 2017

March 10 11

Twin Cities Ballet Presents:

"Classical Connections"

Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts, Minneapolis

March 13 18
No Ballet Royale Classes. Happy Spring Break
March 20 Classes Resume

April 2017

April 9

12:00pm AUDITION

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

May 2017

May 8 13 Stage and Dress rehearsals for Ames Center Twin Cities Ballet Performances
NO CLASSES THIS WEEK; Happy Performance Break
May 12 14

Twin Cities Ballet Presents the World Premiere

"Coppélia Nouveau"

Ames Center, Burnsville

May 17 Final Day Ballet Royale Spring Term Classes
May 18 20 Spring Studio Showcase Dress Rehearsal and Performances:

"A Celebration of Dance"

May 18 & 19, Dress Rehearsals AT BALLET ROYALE

May 20 Performances "A Celebration of Dance"



May 22 24 Student/Parent Conferences for Youth Ballet and Performance Track. (No Classes)

June 2017

June 12 30

"Spring Into Summer" Featuring Progressing  Ballet Technique

(Levels Advanced Youth II and higher)

June 12 16

Male Dancer Summer Intensive Program

(Ages 10-Adult)

June 12 16

Teen Ballet Workshop

(Ages 13-20)

July 2017

July 6 28

July Summer Intensive Program in Collaboration with Twin Cities Ballet

July 28

July Summer Intensive Showcase Performance (Time TBA)