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Girl Scout Day at the Ballet

A Minnesota Nutcracker Decemer 9, 10 & 11, 2022

Twin Cities Ballet presents
"Girl Scout Day at the Ballet"!

The most magical time of the year is almost here!

TCB’s beloved holiday classic with a Minnesota twist returns to Ames Center, and it’s more Minnesota than ever!

This year we are offering Girl Scouts an opportunity to attend all five weekend showings of A Minnesota Nutcracker

The "Girl Scout Day at the Ballet" will include:

  • Discounted tickets
  • An exclusive, embroidered Twin Cities Ballet A Minnesota Nutcracker patch 
  • A special STEAM brochure that highlights the physics and mechanics of the art of Ballet
Other fun opportunities at the ” Girl Scout Day at the Ballet” include:
  • A Minnesota Nutcracker themed Girl Scout photo booth
  •  Q&A and peek behind-the-scenes with Artistic Director Denise Vogt for Girl Scouts that attend the Saturday 7:00pm performance
  • The chance to win 4 tickets to the May 2023 performances of Cinderella: 1944 by tagging @TwinCitiesBallet on a photo of your Girl Scout attending #TCBGSDayAtTheBallet on public social media sites Facebook or Instagram.
Four dancers in pink with flowers

Who: Girl Scouts and Families of Girl Scouts.

What: Twin Cities Ballet’s A Minnesota Nutcracker

When: Friday, December 9 – Sunday, December 11, 2022.

Where: Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Avenue, Burnsville, MN 55337

Cost: 15% Off Regularly Priced Tickets

“Girl Scout Day at the Ballet” Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Tickets are available for purchase in person and online.

  • Tickets can be purchased in person through the Ames Center Box Office in Burnsville. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets from Ames Center by phone. Please visit the Ames Center Website for box office hours and contact information.
  • Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster using the “Girl Scout Day at the Ballet” discount code.  
  • The code is revealed when the patch request form is submitted:

Yes, tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster using the “Girl Scout Day at the Ballet” discount code. The code is revealed when the patch request form is submitted: 

When selecting seats, select the “Unlock” button and enter the discount code in the box. All prices will update to the Girl Scout rate.

The Masquerade Dance Theater at Ames Center, 12600 Nicollet Avenue, Burnsville, MN 55337

Tickets are 15% off the regular ticket price: $27.20, $33.15, and $36.55 Reserved Seating.

*Ticket prices listed include facility fees. Additional service charges and handling fees may apply.

The ballet is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 15 minute intermission.

Reserve your patches by completing the online form: 

There will be a Girl Scout table in the front lobby of Ames Center prior to each performance and during intermission. A photo booth exclusively for Girl Scouts is also available during the performances.

There may be additional patches are available in limited quantity at the Twin Cities Ballet Boutique during the performances of “A Minnesota Nutcracker”.

Twin Cities Ballet’s Artistic Director, Denise Vogt, will host a Q&A exclusively for Girl Scouts after the Saturday 7:00pm performance.

Girl Scouts and chaperones should remain seated while other guests exit the theatre and then some theatrical secrets will be revealed and Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to ask questions.


For any questions or inquiries please email: 



About the Ballet

A Minnesota Nutcracker retains all the magic and traditions loved by so many, but features Minnesota settings and custom designed Minnesota-centric backdrops. This year, in the first step of a planned 2-year update, the Sweets Scene in Act II will feature a number of brand-new costumes and choreography portraying iconic Minnesota characters and landscapes.

For full event details, see our FAQ section below!




Tickets now on sale!

We look forward to seeing you at the ballet!


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