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Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota proudly presents “Girl Scout Day at the Ballet”!

New for 2019! Tickets can be purchased over the phone at 952-895-4680 or in person at the Ames Center box office. Tickets are not available for purchase online.

You are cordially invited to a magical evening of A Minnesota Nutcracker,

December 12th at 6:30pm at Ames Center in Burnsville – a short 20 minute drive from either Downtown Minneapolis and Downtown St.Paul, and features FREE parking.

This performance is a dedicated Girl Scout event, and will feature an abbreviated version (approximately 80 Minutes) of TCB’s A Minnesota Nutcracker, perfect for Girl Scout families and troops!

About the Ballet
Experience a Minnesota twist on the holiday classic!

TCB’s professional production of A Minnesota Nutcracker ballet is a cherished holiday tradition for thousands, and one of the most attended holiday events in the Twin Cities.

A Minnesota Nutcracker features Minnesota settings and custom designed and painted Minnesota-centric backdrops.

Accompanied by the iconic Tchaikovsky music, Clara, Drosselmeyer,

and guests dance and dream from historic Rice Park and Summit Avenue in St. Paul, to the snowy banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis,

to the magnificent palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

A Minnesota Nutcracker, promises delightful entertainment for the whole family, from ballet novices to loyal patrons alike.

For full event details, see our FAQ section below!

The “Girl Scout Day at the Ballet” will include:

  • A behind the scenes look at A Minnesota Nutcracker
  • Meet the Artistic Directors
  • Discounted tickets
  • A private photo session with A Minnesota Nutcracker cast members
  • An exclusive, embroidered Nutcracker patch
  • And a special STEM brochure created for this event to highlight the physics and mechanics of the art of Ballet
Who: Girl Scouts, Parents, Siblings, and Friends of the Girl Scouts
What: Twin Cities Ballet’s A Minnesota Nutcracker
When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:30pm
Where: Ames Center
             12600 Nicollet Ave.Burnsville, MN 55337

Cost: Balcony Seating: $18.00 per person, Orchestra Seating: $32.00-$35.00 per person

*Group Discount Available!

Orchestra Seating (main floor) tickets are $29.00- $32.00 per person for groups of 10 or more.

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets can be purchased over the phone at 952-895-4680 or in person at the Ames Center box office.

Tickets are not available for purchase online.

For more information on contacting the Ames Box Office CLICK HERE

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for this event are non-refundable

Also save the date for the world premier of our spring Girl Scout Day at the Ballet event, The Ruby Slippers: A Wizard of Oz Ballet, coming in May 2020!

We look forward to seeing you at the ballet!

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